This episode of Under the Microscope focusses on a whole mount of a motor end plate. A motor end plate is where a bunch of nerves interface with striated muscle, allowing the nervous signals to coördinate muscle movements.
How it was taken:
All of my “under the microscope” images are taken in a similar way, and using the below equipment. In this case, focus stacking was conducted by capturing a number of images using my Nikon D5300 and the Focus Stacking rig, before stacking all the images into those below;
- Radical Microscope (affiliate-link) (Affiliate Link)
- Nikon D5300 DSLR
- DSLR to Microscope Adapter (affiliate-link)
- Helicon Focus
In the case of these samples, they were from a prepared university microscope slide collection (affiliate-link) and were from a rat I believe.
Images (Click to expand):
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