Myelin sheaths surrounding axons CNS, TEM

Myelin sheaths surrounding axons CNS, TEM

C032/0656 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cross section of myelin sheaths that surround axons (central nervous system), coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM). Myelinated axons are a portion of a neuron, or nerve cell, that is encapsulated by a fatty layer called the myelin sheath. Myelin sheath insulates and protects the axon of the nerve cell, as well as conducts the electrical impulse along the nerve. Nerves are made up of a network of neurons, specialized cells that send electrical signals either from or back to the central nervous system. Myelinated axons conduct these signals from nerve cell to nerve cell along this pathway, ensuring that the message quickly gets where it needs to go. Magnification: x23,315 when shortest axis printed at 25 millimetres.

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

Keywords: 57115c, axon, axon conductivity, axon insulation, brain, central nervous system, cns, colored, coloured, cross section, false-colored, false-coloured, human, human nerve cell, human nerve cells, insulating myelin sheath, mammal, medical, myelin, myelin sheath, myelinated axon, myelinated axons, nerve cell, nerve cell axon, nerve cell axons, nerve cells, neuron, tem, transmission electron micrograph

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