Phagocytosis of a fungus spore, SEM

Phagocytosis of a fungus spore, SEM

P266/0136 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PROF MATTHIAS GUNZER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Phagocytosis of a fungus spore. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a spore from the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus (yellow) being phagocytosed (engulfed and destroyed) by a dendritic cell (cream). Dendritic cells are antigen presenting cells (APCs) that present the digested parts of phagocytosed pathogens to other immune system cells. Aspergillus fumigatus is common in dust, soil, and on plants and plant products such as hay or grain. It can cause a number of different diseases in humans, including allergic disorder, respiratory infection and invasive disease.

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

Keywords: 1, antigen presenting cell, apc, aspergillus fumigatus, attack, attacking, biological, biology, cell, cell biology, cellular, close-up, coloured, conidia, defence, defending, defense, dendritic cell, destroying, detail, digesting, engulf, engulfing, false-colour, false-coloured, fight, fighting, fungal, fungus, immune response, immune system, immunity, immunological, immunology, infected, infection, interacting, leukocyte, medical, medicine, microbiological, microbiology, mycobiological, mycobiology, one, pathogen, pathogenic, phagocytic, phagocytosing, phagocytosis, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, single, spore

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