Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 43, Issue 21, pp 1823–1826 | Cite as

A tentative study on the ultrastructure of the Middle Permian AcritarchMicrhystridium from western Yunnan, China

  • Weiping Yang
  • Haichun Zhang
  • Fangming Xu


A preliminary study on the ultrastructure of Middle Permian AcritarchMicrhystridium from western Yunnan has been made using laser scanning confocal microscope (LSCM). Some quite new features about the texture and ultrastructure of this kind of Acritarch has been detected for the first time, which opens up a new application of this advanced technique to microfossil study.


microflora ultrastructure laser scanning confocal microscope 


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© Science in China Press 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weiping Yang
    • 1
  • Haichun Zhang
    • 1
  • Fangming Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Nanjing Institute of Geology & PalaeontologyChinese Academy of SciencesNanjingChina

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