Wound scab, SEM

Wound scab, SEM

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Caption: Wound scab. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of keratinocytes (red) at the site of a skin wound. Keratinocytes are skin cells that contain the protein keratin. They migrate to the site of a wound and form accumulating layers that form the hard protective object called a scab. This covers the wound, allowing skin repair to proceed under the surface. Once the wound has healed, the scab will loosen and fall off. Magnification: x535 when printed 10cm wide.

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Keywords: biological, biology, coloured, false-colour, false-coloured, healing, injury, keratin, keratinocyte, keratinocytes, medical, medicine, physiological, physiology, protection, protective, repair, scab, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, skin, wound

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