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Description

Transmission electron micrograph of a section of a human polymorphonuclear neutrophil from circulating blood. Neutrophil nuclei are often lobed, as seen in the electron micrograph and light micrograph at lower right. Figure 110 from Chapter 4 (Nucleus) of 'The Cell, 2nd Ed.' by Don W. Fawcett M.D. A PDF copy of the accompanying chapter is available on the ASCB's BioEDUCATE website.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Homo sapiens
(human)
Cell Type
neutrophil
Cellular Component
nucleus
nuclear envelope
heterochromatin

Attribution

Name
Don W. Fawcett
Publisheds
ISBN 0721635849
from: Don W. Fawcett M.D �The Cell' 2nd edition, W.B. Saunders Chapter 4 (Nucleus)
Link
ASCB BioEDUCATE Program

Grouping

This image is part of a group.

Imaging

Image Type
film
Imaging Mode
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
detection of electrons
Parameters Imaged
electron density
Source of Contrast
differences in adsorption or binding of stain
Visualization Methods
uranyl salt
osmium tetroxide
lead salt
Processing History
Image extracted from .pdf file of 'The Cell'
Data Qualifiers
processed data

Sample Preparation

Methods
tissue in plastic embedment
osmium tetroxide fixed tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
microtome-sectioned tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 888px ——
Y 1232px ——
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