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Transgenic Nicotiana Benthamiana Plants Expressing a Hairpin RNAi Construct of a Nematode Rs-cps Gene Exhibit Enhanced Resistance to Radopholus Similis

Nematodes are harmful and difficult to control agricultural parasites. However, researchers have succeeded in creating a transgenic tobacco relative resistant to the nematode R. similis. Nematode imaging was performed with a Nikon Ti inverted microscope. Scientific Reports

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Stunning Microscopic View of Human Skin Cells Wins 2017 Nikon Small World Competition

Nikon Instruments Inc. today continues celebrating its 100th anniversary by unveiling the winners of the 43rd annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, with Dr. Bram van den Broek of The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) taking first place for his photo of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin. He came across this peculiar but beautiful skin cell while researching the dynamics of keratin filaments with Andriy Volkov, a student in the Cell Biophysics group led by Professor Kees Jalink.

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