The thale cress Arabidopsis thaliana is an important model plant in molecular biology.
The model plant Arabidopsis thaliana
Micromanipulation at the binocular
For the crossing of plants, the stamens, in which the sperm cells develop, are removed. In this way, self-fertilization is prevented.
The molecular genetics Lab
Analysis of DNA Fragments via gel electrophoresis.
Microinjection of female gametophytes
Examination of an ovule into which a fluorescent dye was injected.