Erythroblastic island (bone marrow, rabbit)

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Title Erythroblastic island (bone marrow, rabbit)
Creator Poels, Lambert G.
Contributor Lambert G. Poels, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen; Paul H. K. Jap, PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen
Date 2007-12-01
Description Electron microscopy. In the bone marrow close associations of developing red blood cells with reticular cells are required during erythropoiesis. Different stages of erythroblasts (2, 3) are exposed in close vicinity of a reticular cell (1). (4) Reticulocyte. The centrally localized phagocytic reticular cell (1) has many long cytoplasmic extensions that form networks with identical cells within the bone marrow. The cell has a characteristic electron-light nucleus. The cytoplasm contains moderate amount of organelles however with a distinct variety of lysosomal structures and shows upload with phagocytised remnants of expulsed erythroblastic nuclei and other degraded material (arrows, ↓).
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Format image/jpeg
Rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
Collection Poja Histology Collection - Blood & Bone Marrow Subset
ARK ark:/87278/s64b63ms
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-12-11
Date Modified 2012-12-11
ID 891137
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64b63ms