Wellcome Image Awards 2009
Villi in the small intestine, by Paul Appleton
he Wellcome Image Awards recognise the creators of the most informative, striking and technically excellent images. In this image by Paul Appleton finger-like structures in the small intestine of a mouse have been cropped at the tips and stained with fluorescent dyes to distinguish between different components of the cells. The cell nuclei are blue, while the red stain shows actin,
Used with permission. Credit Wellcome Images.
a protein that covers the surface of each villus. The images are on display in the Wellcome Collection from 14 October 2009 to spring 2010. www.wellcomecollection.org
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