MANFRED KAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MANFRED KAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of a section of normal human kidney tissue, showing several glomeruli & a blood vessel running diagonally across the image. A glomerulus consists of a knot of tightly packed capillaries surrounded by a Bowman's Capsule. The glomeruli filter the blood entering the kidney of fluids such as excess water & of other impurities. Magnification: X 125 at 35mm size, X 250 at 6x7cm.
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