Sagittal section of a zebrafish embryo

A virtual slide of a sagittal section of a zebrafish, a commonly used vertebrate model organism. The 5 dpf embryo has been imaged at 1.6 nm pixel-1 resolution over an area of 1.5 x 0.6 mm2, yielding a total of 281 gigapixels.

  • F. G. Faas, C. M. Avramut, B. M. van den Berg, M. A. Mommaas, A. J. Koster, and R. B. Ravelli, “Virtual nanoscopy: generation of ultra-large high resolution electron microscopy maps,” The journal of cell biology, vol. 198, iss. 3, pp. 457-469, 2012.
    title={Virtual nanoscopy: Generation of ultra-large high resolution electron microscopy maps},
    author={Faas, Frank GA and Avramut, M Cristina and van den Berg, Bernard M and Mommaas, A Mieke and Koster, Abraham J and Ravelli, Raimond BG},
    journal={The Journal of cell biology},
    publisher={Rockefeller Univ Press}