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Volume 53 Issue 5, May 2021

Volume 53 Issue 5

Dinoflagellate endosymbionts of cauliflower coral

The image shows a fluorescence microscopy close-up of polyps of the cauliflower coral Stylophora pistillata and their dinoflagellate endosymbionts. The coral host exhibits green fluorescence due to natural GFP expression, and the symbiotic Symbiodinium microadriaticum dinoflagellates are visible because of their red fluorescence from excited chlorophyll.

See Nand et al.

Image: Eric Tambutté, Centre Scientifique de Monaco. Cover Design: Valentina Monaco.

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