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Description

A color-enhanced, freeze-fracture scanning electron micrograph of a blood vessel that has grown into a melanoma and is providing nourishment to it. Numerous red blood cells and three white blood cells can be seen within the blood vessel.

Technical Details

B0003655 SEM of blood vessel in a melanoma - colored. Wellcome Images available under the following creative commons usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Biological Sources

Cell Type
blood cell
Cellular Component
cell surface

Biological Context

Biological Process
angiogenesis
Human Disease
melanoma

Attribution

Names
K. Hodivala-Dilke
M. Stone
Link
Wellcome Images

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
visualization of contiguous regions
Processing History
colorized

Sample Preparation

Methods
freeze_fracture/freeze_etch
Relation To Intact Cell
sec

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 733px ——
Y 576px ——
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