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DON W. FAWCETT / SCIENCE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DON W. FAWCETT / SCIENCE SOURCE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Scanning electron micrograph of the brush border of an intestinal absorptive cell prepared by quick-freezing deep-etching and rotary shadowing. Bundles of actin filaments can be seen extending from the cores of the microvilli downward into meshwork of filaments making up the terminal web.
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