Synapses, artwork

Synapses, artwork

C002/0395 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.5MB

Downloadable file size: 1.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Synapses. Computer artwork of synapses, the junctions between the ends (green, swollen) of two nerve cells (neurons). Signals are passed along nerve cells in the form of an electrical impulse. Synapses are responsible for the transmission of this electrical impulse from one nerve cell to the next, using chemical transmitters to cross the synaptic gap. The fibres of the nerve cells (the dendrites and axons) are surrounded by a myelin sheath (blue). This insulates them and allows signals to be transmitted along the fibres more quickly.

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

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, artwork, axon, axons, biochemical, biochemistry, biological, biology, brain, central nervous system, cerebral, chemical synapse, cns, communicating, dendrite, dendrites, electric, electrical, human body, illustration, information, junction, myelin sheath, nerve, nerve cell, nerve cells, nerve impulse, nerves, nervous system, network, neural, neurite, neurites, neurological, neurology, neuron, neurone, neurones, neurons, neuroscience, person, physiological, physiology, sheaths, signal, signals, synapse, synapses, transmission, transmitting

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