Parapod of Eunice roussaei, micro-CT image

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Imaging technique: 

Sample preparation:
Specimen was fixed and preserved in 96% ethanol. Prior to scanning, a parapod was dissected and it was desiccated with Hexamethyldisilazane. The dried sample was fixed in a piece of styrofoam for scanning.  

Scanning parameters:
Scanner: SkyScan 1172
Voltage/ Current: 60kV/ 167µA
Filter: None
Nr of projection images: 1440
Rotation step: 0.25°
Exposure time per image: 1155 ms
Total scanning time: 2:19h
Resolution (µm/pixel):2.878

Reconstruction & Visualisation:
Software used for reconstruction: NRecon (SkyScan)
Software used for volume rendering: Drishti

Sarah Faulwetter