Intestinal microvilli, TEM

Intestinal microvilli, TEM

C012/5145 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.1MB

Downloadable file size: 743.0KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Intestinal microvilli. Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through an epithelial cell from a human jejunum (part of the small intestine), showing the densely packed microvilli. Each microvillus is approximately 1 micrometre long by 0.1 micrometres in diameter and contains a core of actin microfilaments. These tiny structures form a dense brush-like covering on the absorptive surfaces of the cells lining the small intestine. The cells absorb nutrients from digested food through the microvilli.

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

Keywords: absorption, absorptive, anatomical, anatomy, biological, biology, digestion, digestive system, epithelial cell, false-color, false-colored, false-colour, false-coloured, gastrointestinal system, gi, gut, healthy, human body, intestinal, intestines, jejunum, lining, many, microvilli, microvillus, multiple, normal, nutrients, nutrition, section, sectioned, sem, small intestine, striated border, tract, transmission electron micrograph, transmission electron microscope

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