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Label files (Amira or Tiff)

Amira files: Use Amira for combined use of the grey and label files.

The label files also contain the label names.

3D-tiff files: IrfanView can be used for easy viewing of multipage tiff files.

Use CTRL+PageDown/PageUp for scrolling trough the grey and label stack.

Amira files: Use Amira for combined use of the grey and label files.

The label files also contain the label names.

3D-tiff files: IrfanView can be used for easy viewing of multipage tiff files.

Use CTRL+PageDown/PageUp for scrolling trough the grey and label stack.

3D-PDF's

3D-PDF files: Download the 3D-PDFs and use Adobe Reader X (or newer)

on MS Windows or Mac OS for 3D interaction. 

Click here to learn how to use the 3D-PDF.

Stage 7
(15-17 days)
Specimen 8752
Stage 8
(17-19 days)
Specimen 8671
Stage 9
(19-21 days)
Specimen H712
Stage 10
(21-23 days)
Specimen 6330
Stage 11
(23-26 days)
Specimen 6784
Stage 12
(26-30 days)
Specimen 8505A
Stage 13
(28-32 days)
Specimen 836
Stage 15
(35-38 days)
Specimen 3512
Stage 16
(37-42 days)
Specimen 6517
Stage 17
(42-44 days)
Specimen 6521
Stage 23
(56-60 days)
Specimen 9226
Stage 21
(53-54 days)
Specimen 7254
Stage 20
(51-53 days)
Specimen 462
Stage 18
(44-48 days)
Specimen 6524

Note: ~84 MB

Histological sections (Amira or Tiff)

Amira files: Use Amira for combined use of the grey and label files.

The label files also contain the label names.

3D-tiff files: IrfanView can be used for easy viewing of multipage tiff files.

Use CTRL+PageDown/PageUp for scrolling trough the grey and label stack.

We are grateful to R.J. Cork and R.F. Gasser of the Virtual Human Embryo project (Available online at:  http://virtualhumanembryo.lsuhsc.edu)

for kindly providing the photographs of the first series of sections of human embryos of the Carnegie collection, to E. Lockett and E. Wilson of the Human Developmental Anatomy Center, National Museum of Health and Medicine, US Army Garrison Forest Glen in Silver Spring MD for providing access to the Carnegie collection, and to G. Burton for generously providing the digital images of a stage 9 embryo of the Boyd Collection, scanned by A. Shelley.

3D-PDF's

3D-PDF files: Download the 3D-PDFs and use Adobe Reader X (or newer)

on MS Windows or Mac OS for 3D interaction. 

Click here to learn how to use the 3D-PDF.

Stage 7
(15-17 days)
Specimen 8752
Stage 8
(17-19 days)
Specimen 8671
Stage 9
(19-21 days)
Specimen H712
Stage 10
(21-23 days)
Specimen 6330
Stage 11
(23-26 days)
Specimen 6784
Stage 12
(26-30 days)
Specimen 8505A
Stage 13
(28-32 days)
Specimen 836
Stage 15
(35-38 days)
Specimen 3512
Stage 16
(37-42 days)
Specimen 6517
Stage 17
(42-44 days)
Specimen 6521
Stage 23
(56-60 days)
Specimen 9226
Stage 21
(53-54 days)
Specimen 7254
Stage 20
(51-53 days)
Specimen 462
Stage 18
(44-48 days)
Specimen 6524

Note: ~84 MB