Fat tissue. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a sample of fat tissue, showing fat cells (adipocytes, blue) surrounded by fine strands of supportive connective tissue. Adipocytes are among the largest cells in the human body, each cell being 100 to 120 microns in diameter. Almost the entire volume of each fat cell consists of a single lipid (fat or oil) droplet. Adipose tissue forms an insulating layer under the skin, storing energy in the form of fat, which is obtained from…
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Toxic Mold spores (Stachybotrys chartarum). This fungus may produce trichothecene mycotoxin - Satratoxin H - which is poisonous by inhalation. SEM -
biocanvas: A 200-times magnified view of wood from Kalopanax pictus, the prickly castor oil tree. Image by Dr. Peter Kitin, Akita Prefectural University.
Parasite spores leaving their host, the tintinnid Tintinnopsis cylindrica
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Human fingertip surface showing fingerprint ridges and sweat droplets.
Viruses in the gut protect from infection—Phages in mucus aid immune system by killing invading bacteria.