HM - 2012

2012 // HM // Mr. Pierre Mahou // (Mahou, Beaurepaire) Laboratory for Optics and Biosciences,Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France // (Loulier) Institut de la Vision, Paris, France
Specimen: 3D rendering of Brainbow-labeled cerebral cortex of a mouse brain, showing multicolor pyramidal neurons. Brainbow is a process by which individual brain neurons are distinguished from one another. Neurons randomly express different colors, making it possible to flag each neuron with a distinctive color and follow its pathway through brain tissue.
Technique: Microscopy by wavelength mixing
Co-prizewinners: Emmanuel Beaurepaire, and Karine Loulier
Tags: Rodent // Multiphoton

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