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Macrophage engulfing bacteria, SEM

Macrophage engulfing bacteria, SEM

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72.6 MB (3.2 MB compressed)

5635 x 4501 pixels

47.8 x 38.1 cm ⏐ 18.8 x 15.0 in (300dpi)

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LENNART NILSSON / BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM / TT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY LENNART NILSSON / BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM / TT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a macrophage white blood cell engulfing bacteria (blue). This process is called phagocytosis. Macrophages are cells of the body's immune system. They phagocytose (engulf) and destroy pathogens, dead cells and cellular debris.

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