Ink injection into yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo

Date:5 September 2012 Tags:, , , ,

1st Place, 2011 Nikon Small World in Motion competition

Anna Franz
University of Oxford
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
Oxford,United Kingdom

Subject Matter:
Ink injection into yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo to visualize the beating heart and the vasculature (10x)

Technique:
Reflected Light

Nikon Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World in Motion, encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.