Alveolar macrophage in lung (rat)

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Title Alveolar macrophage in lung (rat)
Creator Poels, Lambert G.
Contributor Lambert G. Poels, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen; Paul H. K. Jap, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen
Date 2006-09-28
Subject Pneumocyte I; Alveolar macrophages
Description Electron microscopy. A wandering alveolar macrophage (1) migrates through an alveolar pore from an alveolar space (A1) into another (A2). Note the dark lysosomal structures and abundant organelles in its cytoplasm. The thin lining type I alveolar cell is hardly discernable (thin arrows →). Interstitial cells are marked with (**). Capillaries (2) are indicated with erythrocytes or platelets.
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Collection Poja Histology Collection - Respiratory System Subset
ARK ark:/87278/s689484q
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-12-11
Date Modified 2012-12-11
ID 890718
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