Plasma cell, TEM

Plasma cell, TEM

P248/0341 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.6MB

Downloadable file size: 6.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Plasma cell. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a plasma cell. Plasma cells are mature B lymphocytes (white blood cells) that produce and secrete antibodies during an immune response. The cell's nucleus (dark purple) contains dense chromatin (beige), a complex of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and proteins. In the cell's cytoplasm (blue) is an extensive network of rough endoplasmic reticulum (RER, purple lines). RER manufactures, modifies and transports proteins, in this case antibodies. There are also a number of mitochondria (brown, oval) in the cytoplasm, which provide the cell with energy.

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

Keywords: : normal, anatomical, anatomy, antibodies, antibody-secreting, b cell, b lymphocyte, b lymphocytes, b-lymphocytes, biological, biology, cell, cell biology, chromatin, coloured, cytology, cytoplasm, cytoplasmic organelle, cytosol, defence, defense, false-colour, false-coloured, healthy, histological, histology, human body, immune system, immunity, immunoglobulin, immunoglobulins, immunology, leucocyte, leucocytes, leukocyte, leukocytes, lymphocyte, manufacture, mature, microscope, mitochondria, mitochondrion, organelles, plasma cell, rer, response, rough endoplasmic reticulum, secretory, specific, synthesis, tem, transmission electron, transmission electron micrograph, wbc, white blood cell

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