Image of the Month

Amy Gleichman

Image of the Month

Synaptic ribbon and neurotransmitter vesicles within a vestibular hair cell. The image is a single section from a conical EM tomography stack (67 section). Insert: 3D reconstruction of the ribbon and vesicles from the entire stack, illustrating the vesicle array not visible from a single EM image. Scale = 150nm.

By: Ivan Lopez, Lacey Nelson, Felix Schweizer & Larry Hoffman.