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Mast cell showing histamine granules

University of Edinburgh

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Colour-enhanced transmission electron microscope image of a mast cell full of histamine granules (pink). Histamine is released as part of an allergic reaction. The diameter of the cell is approx. 8.4 micrometres. Biomedical Image Awards 2005.



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