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!

dieser Seite

Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

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

Ad = Area densa, dient der Verankerung der Af = Aktinfilamente; Ca = Caveolae;
Cd = Corpuscula densa (dichte Körperchen = intrazelluläre Filamentverankerung);
Ec = Euchromatin; Hc = Heterochromatin; Ko = Kollagenfasern des Endomysiums;
Lb = Lamina basalis (Basalmembran); N = Nucleus (Zellkern);
Mne = Membrana nuclearis externa (äußere Kernmembran);
Mni = Membrana nuclearis interna (innere Kernmembran);
P = Plasmalemma (Zellmembran).

--> further images of smooth muscle cells: longitudinal details längs overview - 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.