Cystic corpuscle in thymus (mouse, young adult)

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Title Cystic corpuscle in thymus (mouse, young adult)
Creator Poels, Lambert G.
Contributor Lambert G. Poels, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen; Paul H. K. Jap, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen
Date 2010-06-11
Subject epithelioreticular cells; thymic corpuscle; thymic cyst; lymphoid tissue
Description Electron microscopy. This cystic corpuscle is lined by specialized epithelioreticular cells and exhibits a lumen (1) which is filled with long microvilli however, curiously derived from a flattened epithelial cell (2, nucleus). The cell contains few electron-dense keratohyalin granules (3). (-->) point to thin bundles of intermediate filaments (keratin filaments). (4) thymocytes.
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Format image/jpeg
Collection Poja Histology Collection - Lymphatic Tissues and Organs Subset
ARK ark:/87278/s6cc430g
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-12-11
Date Modified 2012-12-11
ID 890841
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cc430g