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Description

Scanning electron micrograph of a hamster oocyte cumulus complex. Cumulus cells (purple) and matrix (gray) are shown. Small blood clots (red) also often appear in oocyte cumulus complexes. The red blood cells are 6-8 microns in diameter.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Mesocricetus auratus
(Golden Hamster)
Cell Type
blood cell
oocyte
cumulus cell
Cellular Component
cell

Biological Context

Biological Process
erythrocyte aggregation

Attribution

Name
Prue Talbot

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
gold
Processing History
colorized with PhotoImpact

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 593px ——
Y 463px ——
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