The central and peripheral nervous system of a plastinated cadaver are part of the "Body Worlds and The Story of The Heart" exhibit. (Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post )
Haematopoietic stem cells. Stem cells can differentiate into any other cell type.
Human Body / immune system / macrophages & monocytes, Macrophages attacking parasite, SEM
✯ Cell infected with HIV. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of HIV particles (red/orange) budding from the membrane of a host cell. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks CD4+ T-lymphocytes (specialised white blood cells), which are crucial in the body's immune system. It enters the cell and makes many copies of itself, which then destroy the cell as they emerge through its membrane. This severely weakens the immune system, causing AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).✯
"Helicobacter pylori" previously named Campylobacter pyloridis, is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium found in the stomach. Identified in 1982 by Australian scientists Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, who found that it was present in patients with chronic gastritis and gastric ulcers, conditions that were not previously believed to have a microbial cause. Linked to duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer.
O quarto lugar ficou com Rogelio Moreno Gill, da cidade do Panamá, com a foto do núcleo, boca e vacúolo de expulsão de água do protozoário "Paramecium sp", aumentados em 40 vezes.