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Fig. 1 | Plant Methods

Fig. 1

From: Investigating the microstructure of plant leaves in 3D with lab-based X-ray computed tomography

Fig. 1

Step-by-step stages of the microCT workflow. a Excising the leaf discs, b sample mounting schematic, c image of mounted sample, d X-ray CT scanning and ei image analysis workflow for extracting intercellular airspace from plant leaf scans, illustrated using both side-on (ZY orientation, top row) and top-down (XY orientation, palisade mesophyll layer, bottom row) views of an Arabidopsis thaliana leaf selection (400 × 400 pixels). Resolution = 2.75 µm. Scale bars = 0.4 mm

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