Skeletal muscle cell, TEM

Skeletal muscle cell, TEM

P154/0300 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.4MB

Downloadable file size: 7.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature B B C


Caption: Skeletal muscle cell, coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM). The nucleus (bottom right) is displaced to the edge of the cell by the abundant supply of bundles of contractile myofilaments (dark blue). Myofilaments are proteins consisting of myosin and actin. When the cell is stimulated to contract, the myofilaments interact and slide past each other, resulting in a shortening of the cell. An abundance of mitochondria (yellow), which produce the large amount of energy needed by the cell, can also be seen.

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

Keywords: 1, actin, actin filament, anatomical, anatomy, biological, biology, cell, cell biology, coloured, cytology, false-coloured, healthy, histological, histology, human body, microscope, mitochondria, mitochondrion, muscle, muscle cell, muscle fibril, muscle fibrils, muscles, myofilament, myofilaments, myosin, myosin filament, myosin filaments, normal, nucleus, one, pattern, physiology, sarcomere, sarcomeres, single, skeletal muscle, striated muscle, striated muscles, striated skeletal muscle, striated skeletal muscles, tem, transmission electron, transmission electron micrograph

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