Desmosome, TEM

Desmosome, TEM

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Caption: Desmosome. Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through an intercellular junction or desmosome (darker, lower left). Desmosomes form the commonest type of junction between epithelial cells, providing points of cohesion and acting as anchorage points for the cell's cytoskeleton. Dense plaques are seen at the junction, lying immediately beneath the membranes. Fine fibres called tonofibrils (centre to upper right) extend from the plaques into the cell cytoplasm on either side of the junction. Magnification: x30,000 at 6x7cm size.

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Keywords: biological, biology, cell biology, cell structure, cells, cytology, desmosome, electron micrograph, epithelial, epithelium, human, intercellular, junction, microbiology, molecular, tem, tonofibril, tonofibrils, transmission

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