Figure 2. Confocal microscope images of raphe imprint or footpad polymer of Amphora stained with concanavalin a –FITC. (a). Note that the polymer near the middle of the footpads is less than that at either end because of the raphes (18µm) do not run the length of the cell ( 25µm) but are in fact divided into two near the middle of the cell by the central node. (b). The image in (a). turned at 90 º using the confocal microscope software. The height of the polymer pads is about 7µm. Bar =60µm.
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