1Reproduction of DNA in 3D
Reconstruction of a DNA molecule in 3D as they conceived the Watson and Crick model 60 years ago.
(c) Science Photo Library / Cordon Press
2DNA in time-lapse
Composition of photographs with time-lapse showing a carcinogenic cell dividing. The DNA appears in red, and the cell membrane in blue. He won an award in the 2013 Wellcome Image Awards competition. The image is the work of Kuan-Chung Su, of the London Research Institute.
3Drosophila melanogaster chromosome
Chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster , the fruit fly, obtained from the salivary glands, at 1,000 times.
Photographed by Earl Nishiguchi of the Kauai Community College of Hawaii.
Gene sequence (adenine, thymine, cytosine and guanine bases).
(c) Voisin / Phanie / Cordon Press
Fluorescence image showing the complexity of the optic nerves in the retina of a mouse. The DNA and RNA (the two nucleic acids) are shown in orange. The image was obtained by confocal microscope.
(c) Thomas Deerinck, NCMIR
It looks like a landscape but it is a solution of DNA molecules in ammonium acetate photographed by Michael W. Davidson, of the State University of Floridad, with polarized light technique. He obtained a third place in one of the macro photography competitions of Nikon Small World.
Mouse cells entering telophase, captured with electron microscopy.
(c) Lothar Schermelleh, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt Mnchen
Spectral karyotype, a laboratory technique that allows visualizing the chromosomes by painting each pair (23 pairs in a human cell) of a different fluorescent color. the image was taken by the National Institute of the Human Genome of the United States.