Coloured TEM of apoptosis in white blood cell

Coloured TEM of apoptosis in white blood cell

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Caption: Apoptosis. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a white blood cell undergoing apoptosis: genetically programmed cell death. The crescent (red) inside the cell nucleus is characteristic of apoptotic cells, and contains rearranged DNA. Outside the nucleus, the cytoplasm (blue/yellow) is separating into blobs. The cell will shortly burst into fragments that other cells can easily digest. Self-destruction is a normal part of a cell's life and is programmed into its genes. Mutations that prevent apoptosis can lead to the uncontrolled proliferation that causes cancer. This is a plasma cell from human bone marrow. Magnification x3750 at 6x4.5cm size.

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Keywords: anatomy, apoptosis, apoptotic body, cell death, cells, crescent, human body, immune, myeloid cell, nucleus, plasma cell, programmed cell death, white blood cell

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