False-colour SEM of a section of human lung tissue

False-colour SEM of a section of human lung tissue

P590/0044 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 43.6MB

Downloadable file size: 4.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PHOTO INSOLITE REALITE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: False-colour scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section of the human lung, showing a blood capillary (centre) containing red blood cells, surronded by a network of alveoli (air sacs). The alveoli are the final branches of the bronchial tree, the network of airways which begins with the trachea (windpipe). The alveolar network constitutes a respiratory area in which exchange of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) takes place between blood (in the capillaries) and air, through the thin epithelium that separates adjacent alveoli. Magnification: x350 at 35mm size.

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

Keywords: alveolus, anatomy, capillary, false-coloured, human body, lung, lungs, respiratory system

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