R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Damaged heart tissue, fluorescence deconvolution micrograph. Fluorescent dyes have been used to highlight tissues, cellular structures and proteins: cardiac muscle (green), cell nuclei (blue). The haphazard arrangement of the muscle fibres, and the lack of normal features, indicates the damaged nature of the tissue, which was obtained from a heart failure patient.
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