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Fat cells. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of adipocytes (fat cells, blue) from bone marrow tissue. Surrounding the adipocytes are granulocytes (purple) a type of white blood cell. Adipocytes store energy as an insulating layer of fat and the majority of the cell's volume is taken up by a large lipid droplet.
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