Cell and Tissue Biology

Electron Micrographs

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16a Nerve fibers, myelinated b
fc10f29 Motor unit (SEM). Micrograph from Desaki, J. and Y. Uehara, 1991. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc10f30 Neuromuscular junction, muscle side (SEM). Micrograph from Desaki, J. and Y. Uehara, 1991. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc10f48 Cardiac muscle (TEM). By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc11f11 Central nervous system (TEM). From Palay, S.L. and V.C. Palay. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc11f13 Central nervous system (TEM). From Peters, A., S.L. Palay, and H. DeF Webster By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc12f11 Arteriole (SEM). From J. Desaki and Y. Uehara. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc12f18 Capillary with pericytes (SEM). From Fujinara, T. and Y. Uehara. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc12f30 Venule with pericytes (SEM). From Fujinara, T. and Y. Uehara. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc13f3 Lymphocyte (TEM). By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc17f5 Hypophysis (TEM). From M.G. Farquhar. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc18f3 Thyroid gland (SEM). From Fujita, H. and T. Murakami. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc1f2 Cell membranes (TEM). By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc22f5 Skin (TEM). From G. Odland. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc25f14 Parietal (HCl-secreting) cell (TEM). From S. Ito. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc25f16 Chief (pepsinogen-secreting) cell (TEM). From S. Ito. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc26f7 Microvilli (TEM). From S. Ito. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc26f8 Microvilli, c.s. (TEM). From A. Ichikawa. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc26f9 Microvilli (SEM). From N. Hirokawa and J. Heuser. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc2f24 Cilium, c.s. (TEM). From A.B. Afzelius. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc30f20 Kidney, proximal tubule (TEM). From Osvaldo, J. and H. Latta. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc30f25 Kidney medulla, c.s. (TEM). From Bowman, S. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc33f3 (Left) Salivary gland, (SEM). From Nagato, T. (Right) Salivary gland, fluorescence micrograph. From Emerman, J. and W. Vogl. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc34f32 Retina, rod cells (TEM). From Kuwabara, T. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc5f11 Connective tissue (TEM). From J.C. Fanning. By permission of Don Fawcett.
fc8f1 Humerus and scapula (SEM). From A. Feininger. By permission of Don Fawcett.
m11 Bone, compact (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Human)
m16b Nerve fiber, myelinated (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m2 Macrophage in tissue culture (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Mouse)
m20a Endothelial cells (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rhsus monkey)
m20b Spleen (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rhesus monkey.)
m23 Skin, hairy (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rhesus monkey.)
m30 Tongue (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Monkey)
m33 Stomach (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Monkey)
m37 Intestine (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m39 Liver, low power (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m40 Liver sinusoid (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m41 Liver sinusoid and bile canaliculus (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m45 Trachea (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m46 Lung, bronchiole (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Hamster)
m47 Lung, alveoli (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Hamster)
m48 Kidney, cortex (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m49 Kidney, glomerulus (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rhesus monkey.)
m64 Testis, seminiferous tubule (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rat)
m66 Spermatozoa in the uterus of a rabbit following mating (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rabbit)
m68 Lens fibers (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Rabbit)
m69 Retina, rods and cones (SEM). By permission of Pietro Motta. (Frog)
semcel1 Macrophage (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel10 Dendritic cell (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel2 Platelet and fibrin (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel3 Erythrocyte (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel4 Lymphocyte (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel5 Monocytes (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel6 Dendritic cells and T lymphocytes (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel7 Dendritic cell and helper T cells (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel8 Plateletn (inactive) (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semcel9 Platelet (SEM). By permission of Kurt E.J. Dittmar.
semear11 Cochlea, organ of Corti (SEM). (Guinea pig)
semear12 Cochlea, apical coil (SEM).
semear14 Cochlea, developing organ of Corti (SEM).
semear15 Cochlea, organ of Corti, outer hair cells (SEM).
semear16 Cochlea, tectorial membrane with impressions of giant microvilli (SEM).
semear17 Cochlea, giant microvilli of inner hair cells (SEM).
semear18 Cochlea, organ of Corti (SEM). Outer hair cells and supporting cells. (Guinea pig)
semear19 Erythrocytes (SEM). In inner ear.
semear2 Inner ear, vestibular apparatus (SEM). Calcium carbonate crystals.
semear20 Inner ear (SEM). Developing organ of Corti.
semear3 Inner ear (SEM), vestibular apparatus. Calcium carbonate crystals, giant microvilli. (Guinea pig)
semear4 Inner ear, cupula of a semicircular canal (SEM). (Guinea pig)
semear5 Inner ear, vestibular apparatus, crista ampullaris of the semicircular canal (SEM). (Guinea pig)
semear6 Macrophage in the organ of Corti (SEM). Myelinated nerve fibers. (Guinea pig)
semear7 Organ of Corti, developing (SEM). (Cat)
semear8 Cochlea, spiral ganglion, bipolar neurons (SEM). ( Guinea pig)
semear9 Inner ear, vestibular apparatus, giant microvilli (SEM). (Guinea pig)
tem1 Exocrine pancreas
tem11 Zona fasciculata in adrenal gland
tem12 Intestine; apical end of absorptive epithelial cells
tem13 Epithelial cell; keratin [intermediate] filaments
tem14 Intestine; brush border
tem15 Intestine; brush border [oblique section]
tem16 Cerebellum; neuron
tem17 Exocrine pancreas; secretory cells showing secretory vesicles and cell junctions
tem18 Exocrine pancreas; acinar cells releasing secretory granules into the acinar lumen
tem19 Trachea; ciliated epithelial cells
tem2 Pancreas; acinar cells and acinar lumen
tem20 Pancreas; solitary endocrine cell located among exocrine cells
tem22 Trilaminar plasma membrane; Golgi complexes
tem23 Adrenal cortex; steroid secreting cell [left]
tem24 Choroid plexus; microvilli that are NOT organized into a tight brush border
tem25 Irregularly shaped and oriented microvilli; some basal bodies
tem26 Irregularly shaped and oriented microvilli
tem27 Rough endoplasmic reticulum; cisternae visible in some instances
tem28 Simple squamous epithelium; pinocytotic vesicles
tem29 Cilia [longitudinal sections]; junctional complexes
tem3 Brush border with microvilli in cross section
tem30 Cilia [cross sections]
tem31 Well-developed Golgi complex
tem32 Detail of nucleus; nucleolus and nuclear pores are visible
tem33 Mitochondria
tem34 Large phagolysosomes
tem35 Pancreas
tem36 Stratified squamous epithelium [tongue]; numerous spot desmosomes
tem37 Cell junctional complexes; tight junction, belt desmosome, and spot desmosome
tem38 Epithelium; basal lamina, hemidesmosomes, bundles of keratin filaments
tem38a Basal lamina; lamina densa and lamina rara
tem39 Epididymis; giant microvilli extending into lumen
tem40 Stratified squamous epithelium; cells of stratum spinosum held together by numerous spot desmosomes
tem41 Stratified squamous epithelium; spot desmosomes, keratin filaments
tem42 Stratified squamous epithelium; surface cells have lost most organelles; some shrunken nuclei present
tem43 Trachea; goblet cells [dark] are located between ciliated cells; basal bodies
tem44 Choroid plexus; numerous irregularly oriented microvilli at the apical surface; fenestrated capillaries
tem45 Elaborate infoldings between adjacent cells; phagolysosomes
tem47 Stratified squamous epithelium; bundles of keratin filaments; wandering neutrophil between epithelial cells
tem48 Concentrically arranged smooth endoplasmic reticulum; lysosomes; unmyelinated nerve fibers; capillary
tem5 Mitochondria with transversely oriented cristae; cytolysosomes; Golgi complexes
tem54 Mast cell in skeletal muscle; collagen
tem55 Small lymphocyte; large nucleus surrounded by a small rim of cytoplasm
tem56 Neutrophil with a three-lobed nucleus; cytoplasm has a few mitochondria and granules of various sizes
tem57 Thymus; maturing thymocytes [morphologically indistinguishable from other small lymphocytes]; large nucleus, small amount of cytoplasm; centriole
tem58 Skeletal muscle
tem6 Centriole [nine triplet microtubules]; Golgi complex
tem7 Liver; hepatocyte nucleus with abundant euchromatin; prominent mitochondria,rough endoplasmic reticulum, and glycogen
tem8 Adrenal cortex [zona fasciculata]; mitochondria with tubular cristae; capillary [fenestrated]
tem9 Adrenal medulla; Golgi complex; secretory vesicles
tembbdy Basal body (TEM).
temcap1 Capillary, continuous (TEM).
temear21 Organ of Corti, tight junction (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temeos1 Eosinophil (TEM).
temfib1 Fibroblast (TEM).
temgi1 GI tract, tight junction, microvilli (TEM).
temgi2 GI tract, microvilli, actin filaments, coated pits (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temgi3 GI tract, microvilli, glycocalyx (TEM).
temis1 Pancreas, islets of Langerhans (TEM). Special stain to differentiate cell types. By permission of William Rhoten. (Lizard)
temliv1 Liver, hepatocytes and sinusoids (TEM). (Rat)
temliv2 Liver, sinusoid, lysosomes, ribosomes, mitochondria (TEM). (Rat)
temliv3 Liver, hepatocyte, intracellular organelles (TEM). (Rat)
temliv4 Liver sinusoid, space of Disse, lipocyte (TEM). (Rat)
temliv5 Liver, bile canaliculus, intracellular organelles (TEM). (Rat)
temliv6 Liver sinusoid, space of Disse, endothelial and hepatocyte nuclei (TEM). (Rat)
temmusl1 Muscle, smooth, collagen fibers (TEM). (Rabbit)
temneur1 Myelinated and unmyelinated nerve fibers (TEM). By permission of Matilde Holzwarth. (Rat)
temneur2 Myelinated nerve fibers, myelin sheath, mircotubules (TEM). By permission of Matilde Holzwarth. (Rat)
temneur4 Inner ear, organ of Corti, synaptic ending (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temneur5 Inner ear, organ of Corti, synaptic ending, mitochondria (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temneur6 Inner ear, rough endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria (TEM). (Guinea pig)
temneur7 Inner ear, organ of Corti, Golgi complexes (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temneur8 Inner ear, organ of Corti, Golgi complexes (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temneur9 Inner ear, organ of Corti, supporting cells, microtubules (TEM). (Chincilla)
tempanc1 Pancreas, exocrine, heterochromatin, rough endoplasmic reticulum (TEM). (Chinchilla)
tempanc2 Pancreas, exocrine, intracellular organelles, fenestrated capillary (TEM). (Chinchilla)
tempanc3 Pancreas, exocrine, intracellular organelles, nuclear envelope (TEM). (Chinchilla)
temrep1 Testis, developing spermatocyte (TEM). By permission of C. Roland Leeson. (Rabbit)
temrep2 Testis, developing spermatozoa, acrosome (TEM). By permission of C. Roland Leeson. (Rabbit)
w07-1 Lymph node (Monkey)