GermFIG 4A-C: Programmed cell death (PCD) in the adult hermaphrodite germ line.
A. DIC image of an adult hermaphrodite distal germ-line region showing the nucleus of a germ cell undergoing PCD (arrow). (Image source: T. Gumienny.)
B. Epifluorescent image of DAPI-stained germ cells showing altered chromatin morphology during PCD. (Image source: T. Gumienny.)
C. TEM, transverse sections, showing the ultrastructure of a dying germ cell (left) versus a healthy germ cell (right). (Image source: N903 [Hall] X735.)
See also GermFIG 4D.
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