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

of use
smooth muscle cells in overview (monkey)
(for unlabelled original image click here, please!)

Ad = Area densa, dient der Verankerung der Aktinfilamente; C = Cytoplasma der glatten Muskelzelle;
Cd = Corpuscula densa (dichte Körperchen = intrazelluläre Filamentverankerung);
Ec = Euchromatin; Grc = Granula chromatini (Chromatinkörnchen), Hc = Heterochromatin;
Ko = Kollagenfasern des Endomysiums; Mn = Membrana nuclearis (Kernmembran);
N = Nucleus (Zellkern); P = Plasmalemma (Zellmembran).

--> further images of smooth muscle cells: longitudinal details längs Fig.1 - Fig.2 - cross-sections: overview - detail
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
--> Homepage of the workshop

The image was kindly provided by Prof. H. Wartenberg, page & copyright H. Jastrow.