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Eunice sp. (Polychaeta)- PTA staining


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General Info
Scientific Name: 
Eunice sp.

Micro-CT was performed to a juvenile polychaete (Eunice sp.). This specimen was fixed and preserved in 96% ethanol. Specimen was stained in 0.3% PTA solution in 70% ethanol for 24 hours. Scan was performed with a Skyscan 1172 at a voltage of 59kV and 167μΑ without filter for a full rotation of 360o . This specimen was scanned at the highest camera resolution with an exposure time of 1835ms. This scan was performed for testing contrast enhancing techniques ( Specimen was provided and scanned by Sarah Faulwetter. The original dataset is available in .

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