Desmosomes, TEM

Desmosomes, TEM

G460/0110 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Desmosomes. Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through epithelium containing two adhesion junctions or desmosomes (dark areas). Desmosomes form the most common type of junction between epithelial cells, providing points of adhesion. Dense plaques (black) are seen at the junction, lying immediately beneath the membranes. Fine fibres called tonofibrils extend from the plaques into the cell cytoplasm on either side of the junction. Desmosomes are frequently found in tissues such as skin that have to withstand mechanical stress.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: adhering, adhesion, biochemical, biochemistry, biological, biology, black-and-white, cell, cell biology, cellular, coloured, common, cytoplasm, desmosome, desmosomes, duo, epithelium, false-colour, false-coloured, fibres, histological, histology, joining, junction, junctions, mechanical stress, membrane, membranes, monochrome, pair, plaques, skin, tem, tonofibrils, transmission electron micrograph, transmission electron microscope, two

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.