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41.4 x 31.2 cm ⏐ 16.3 x 12.3 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Collagen fibres, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Collagen, a type of connective tissue, is the main structural protein in the body. It has high tensile strength, providing structure and elasticity to skin, tendons, ligaments and bones. Magnification: x1150 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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