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TEM - myelin sheath - detailed structure

Mike Kayser

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A transmission electron micrograph showing part of the myelin sheath surrounding a nerve. A detailed structure of the membrane layers can be clearly seen. This section has been cut from a frozen sample which preserves the sample without dehydration and consequent shrinkage.

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