Unmyelinated Nerve Fibres (TEM)

Unmyelinated Nerve Fibres (TEM)

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Caption: Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of unmyelinated nerve fibres. Peripheral nervous system nerves consist of axons enveloped in specialized metabolic and support cells (Schwann cells). Larger axons are wrapped in concentric layers of Schwann cell plasma membrane, the myelin sheath. The rate of conduction of nerve impulses (action potential) is proportional to axon diameter. Myelination greatly increases axon conductivity velocity. Magnification: 15,000x when printed at 5x7'.

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Keywords: cell, colorized, enhance, enhancement, histology, micrograph, micrography, microscopy, myelin, nerve, nerve fiber, nervous system, peripheral nervous system, schwann cell, tem, transmission electron micrograph, unmyelinated

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