R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Artery tissue layers, fluorescence deconvolution micrograph. Fluorescent dyes have been used to highlight tissues and cellular structures: microvasculature (red), smooth muscle (green), cell nuclei (blue), intima (pink). The layers seen here are the tunica intima (right, pink, the internal layer), the tunica media (centre, green, the middle layer) and the tunica adventitia (left, red, the outer layer).
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