Thymus - Epithelial Reticular Cells

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Title Thymus - Epithelial Reticular Cells
Creator Gorski, Roger A.
Contributor Roger A. Gorski, PhD, PRofessor of Neurobiology, Director Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Brain Research Institute, UCLA
Publisher The Regents of University of California
Subject epithelial reticular; Hassall's corpuscle; PAS
Description This image from the medulla shows many epithelial reticular cells, which have a pale cytoplasm, large nucleus, and prominent nucleolus. These cells form a meshwork which contains developing lymphocytes. One macrophage or PAS cell is visible. PAS stains its phagocytic inclusions bright pink. Note the beginning formation of a Hassall's corpuscles. UCLA Histology Collection.
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Collection UCLA Histology
ARK ark:/87278/s68m08vq
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-10-05
Date Modified 2012-12-07
ID 869781
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