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Fig. 4 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 4

From: Using NanoSIMS coupled with microfluidics to visualize the early stages of coral infection by Vibrio coralliilyticus

Fig. 4

Highly-enriched (sub) cellular structures in the coral polyp. a Epidermal secretory cell extruding vesicles containing the degradation products of pathogens observed at 2.5 h post-inoculation. b and c Phagosomes located in the host mesenterial filaments observed at 6 h post-inoculation. Each TEM image is pictured alongside its corresponding NanoSIMS 15N/14N image, which is scaled according to the isotopic enrichment in the sample (where blue represents natural 15N/14N enrichment levels of 0.0036 and white represents maximum enrichment)

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