Horse hoof, polarised light microscopy

Horse hoof, polarised light microscopy

C027/5940

Rights Managed

Caption

Polarised light microscopy of a longitudinal section of the hoof of a horse (Equus ferus caballus). Hooves are composed of layers of keratin (the same substance as forms hair and nails). In addition to hair, most land mammals produce a type of hard keratin, known as horny keratin, in the form of nails, hooves, claws, horns and quills. The ultrastructure of hoof resembles that of hair. Magnification: x28 at 10cm wide.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}