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50.6 MB (4.0 MB compressed)
4898 x 3614 pixels
41.4 x 30.5 cm ⏐ 16.3 x 12.0 in (300dpi)
TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Astrocyte nerve cells, computer artwork. Astrocytes are a type of glial cell.They provide structural support and protection for neurons (nerve cells) and also supply them with nutrients and oxygen. The cells cannot transmit electric signals and so insulate neurons from one another.
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