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From: Morphology, taxonomy and mating-type loci in natural populations of Volvox carteri in Taiwan

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Light microscopy of asexual spheroids in Taiwanese strains of Volvox carteri f. nagariensis. a Surface view of a spheroid showing undivided gonidia (G). 2016-tw-nuk-6-1. b Optical section of a spheroid in (a) with gonidia (G). c Surface view of spheroid. Note no cytoplasmic bridges between somatic cells. 2016-tw-nuk-6-1. d Surface view of spheroid showing individual sheaths of the gelatinous matrix. Stained with methylene blue. 2016-tw-nuk-8-1. e Optical section of gonidium. 2016-tw-nuk-6-1. f, g Pre-inversion plakea or embryo (E) showing gonidia (G) of the next generation outside. 2016-tw-nuk-8-1

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