Migrating cancer cell. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a cultured cancer cell moving (metastasising) through a hole in a support film. Numerous pseudopodia (arm-like), fillipodia (thread-like) and surface blebs (lumps) can be seen. These features are characteristic of highly mobile cells, and enable cancerous cells to spread rapidly around the body, and invade other organs and tissues (metastasis). #anatomy #microscope #microscopic #medicine #medical #human
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Ear wax secretion, SEM (Coloured of ear wax, or cerumen, being secreted by a gland in the ear canal. Ear wax helps to clean and lubricate the ear canal and prevent the entry of bacteria, water and foreign objects.
The Great Story III An animal cell, a eukaryote.Before the electron microscope, the complexity of subtle structures within the cell was not known. Now we are only beginning to appreciate the complexity of sub-cellular anatomy and physiology!