2016 | USA | Lab Footage

Arabidopsis thaliana: Root cutting and Staining

  • 1 mins
  • Director | Nicholas DelRose, Toma Peiu

The root meristem is cut with a needle under the microscope. These cuts remove the root stem cell niche responsible for new cells and growth of the organ. In preparation for microscopy, we stain roots with Propidium iodide to outline cell walls.

Plants Root Microscope Microscopy Arabidopsis Staining Organ Growth Iodide Cell Walls Stem cell
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