This paper describes experiments of important life processes at a microscopic scale observed with a light microscope. The study of cytoplasmic streaming in the inner and outer epidermis of an onion bulb scale (Allium cepa) is a fascinating and rewarding activity.
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'Cytoplasmic streaming in the inner epidermis of Allium cepa'
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Comments to the author, Cassandra Overney, are welcomed.
Article published in the May 2013 edition of Micscape Magazine.
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