R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Kidney tissue. Fluorescence deconvolution micrograph of a section through kidney tissue. This tissue sample includes the inner cortex region and several glomeruli (green), the filtering units of the kidney. Each of the human body's two kidneys contain hundreds of glomeruli that clean waste products from the blood. Cellular proteins are highlighted with fluorescent markers: g-actin (red), f-actin (green) and smooth muscle actin (blue).
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