List of abbreviations
of micros-
specialist terms
explained in
English +

Every attempt was made to provide correct information and labelling, however any liability for eventual errors or incompleteness is rejected!

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

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multivesicular body in a heart muscle cell (rat)
(for unlabelled original image click here, please!)

A = anisotrop band (its length corresponds to the length of myosin filaments);
G = Golgi apparatus; I = isotrop band (shortens during contraction);
Grg = glycogen granules; Mn = Membrana nuclearis (nuclear membrane);
M = M-stripe (interconnections of myosin filaments); MF = myofibril;
Mi = mitochondrion (crista-type); Cmv = Corpusculum multivesiculare (multivesicular body);
N = Nucleus (nucleus); Va = vacuole (lipid droplet); Z = Z-stripe (interconnection of actin filaments).
*  = sarcomere (distance from one to the next Z-stripe, functional unit).

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This image was kindly provided by Dr. med. E. Schiller, page & copyright H. Jastrow.