portrait, girdle view
Striatella (stree-at-ell-a) is a pennate diatom, this cell being seen from the sidle (girdle view). There are numerous girdle bands wrapping around the cell, plastids and nuclei have condensed in the centre of the cell and there are fine cytoplasmic strands leading to the surrounding skeleton or frustule. Phase contrast.
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- Life (creatures)
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- Eukaryota (eukaryotes)
- SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria)
- Bacillariophyta (diatoms)
- Oomycota (oomycetes)
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