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Time-lapse of LD aggregate moving and changing shape. Images were captured at 10 minute intervals. LD aggregates move as single units while continuously changing shape. The top panel is an opacity volume rendering while the bottom panel shows optical sections in the image plane (X-Y plane) and X-Z and Y-Z projections. At the centre of the opacity rendering is the LD that is followed in the optical sections. One can see the LD aggregate continuously changing shape while moving, and the component LD appearing to 'jostle' each other. LD aggregates persist and behave as single units for over 7 hours. Use keyboard arrow keys to navigate frame by frame through the animation. Scale = 5 μm.

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Watanabe et al. BMC Cell Biology 2010 11:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-11-38