Sperm and egg cells images

There are many ways of looking at cells and capturing what they look like. We’ve chosen 12 different images of sperm and egg cells and the parts of the body in which they develop to show how cells can be visualised with different techniques

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This resource was first published in ‘The Cell’ in January 2011 and reviewed and updated in September 2015.

Cell biology, Genetics and genomics
The Cell
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development