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16th Place: Dr. Christian Q. Scheckhuber
Goethe University, Germany
Podospora anserina (fungus) filamentous tip cells
Podospora anserina is a fungus used in the field of aging research. In the image you can see several elongated tip cells of Podospora exploring the surface of a Petri dish filled with solid growth medium. The orange-yellow color indicates that the tips of these cells are especially active in energy conversion.
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