Sexual S. Mediterranea Laying Egg
Sexual S. mediterranea are hermaphrodites that
cross-fertilize. This movie shows a pregant worm laying an egg capsule; a single
capsule can contain multiple embryos.
This movie shows
a regenerating hydra. If hydras would be huge, they would be really scary
monsters - as in the Greek mythology.
asexual S. mediterranea. The entire movie is ~60min long. Interesting are the
two phases of elongation before division occurs.
planarians move in a straight gliding motion using cilia at the ventral side
beating in a layer of mucus.
S. Mediterranea hunting artemia
planarian fights hard for his prey - all good things are three also seems to
hold in the planarian world!
S. Mediterranea Eating Liver
are spoiled: They only eat organic liver pate. For a protocol of how to make
this liver paste, see our protocols site.
Cell Sorting of Zebrafish Germ Layer Tissues
Ectoderm (lefty-1 overexpressing) cells (red)
and mesendoderm (cyclops overexpressing) cells (green) in a hanging drop setup.
Olympus DSU, 10x magnification. 4 frames/sec. Total duration approx.
Cell Movements in the Zebrafish Shield in Vivo
2-photon microscopy, 20x magnification. 2 min
Viscous Response of Zebrafish Embryonic Tissue in the Tissue