B0004153 White blood cell – polymorphonuclear leucocyte
Credit: University of Edinburgh. Wellcome Images
Colour-enhanced transmission electron microscope image of a polymorphonuclear leucocyte or neutrophil. This type of white blood cell has many lobes to its nucleus – four can be seen here in purple. The nuclear membrane is highlighted in pale blue. Neutrophils are mainly involved in ingesting and destroying small organisms such as bacteria.
Transmission electron micrograph
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