A yeast cell with a bud that has cell contents being transferred into it

Budding yeast cell

“Blooming Yeast!”
Confocal micrograph showing budding brewers yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) stained with the mitochondrial probe, rhodamine 123. The image has been segmented to show mitochondria (green) being sequestered into the daughter cell bud. Cell wall and central internal vacuole have been pseudocoloured red for context. Image produced by Dr Tony Hayes on a Molecular Probes Sarastro 2000 confocal system. Sample prepared by Professor David Lloyd (Microbiology). Click image to enlarge.

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