STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Bird's red blood cells. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of the red blood cells, also known as erythrocytes, of an unidentified bird. These cells are responsible for the transportation of oxygen & contain the red pigment haemoglobin. These avian (bird) erythrocytes, like those of other non-mammalian vertebrates, are oval in shape and contain a nucleus (black). Magnification: x7,500 at 6x7cm size.
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