Immunofluorescent LM of neuron fibres & astrocytes

Immunofluorescent LM of neuron fibres & astrocytes

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Caption: Immunofluorescent light micrograph of a branching nerve fibre, with astrocyte cells, in mammalian brain cortex. In the foreground, the nerve fibre of a mature neuron (yellow) has the appearance of a lightning bolt. This is the route of transmission of nerve impulses. Behind it are astrocytes (orange): star-shaped connective tissue cells providing mechanical support and nutrients for the neurons. It is thought that astrocytes may take part in information storage processes. Immunofluorescence is a staining technique using antibodies to attach fluorescent dyes to specific tissues and molecules within the cell. Magnification x200 at 35mm, x375 at 6x4.5cm.

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Keywords: anatomy, astrocyte, brain, fibres, human body, images, immunofluores, light micrograph, magnified image, microscopic photos, nerve fibre, nervous, network, neuroglia, neurone, neurone network, subjects, system

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