B0004611 Phagocytic vesicle and lysosomes inside a macrophage
Credit: University of Edinburgh. Wellcome Images
Macrophage from a human tonsil containing a phagocytic vesicle (pink) and lysosomes (dark red). The lysosomes degrade the ingested material by subjecting it to strong chemical and enzymatic attack.
The horizontal field width of the sample is 8.0 micrometres.
Transmission electron micrograph
1980 – 2000 Published: –

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