R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY R. BICK, B. POINDEXTER, UT MEDICAL SCHOOL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Gut muscle. Fluorescence deconvolution micrograph of a section through muscle tissue from the intestines. Cellular proteins are highlighted with fluorescent markers. This is muscularis externa, the muscle layer responsible for actions such as peristalsis, the regular muscle ripples that move food through the alimentary canal.
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