Image of the Week

Now in pastels – white blood cells! Pictured in the grey color below,  a white blood cell is seen here engulfing  Aspergillus fumigatus spores. A. fumigatus is a fungus is readily found in soil, which can cause severe lung infections in the immunocompromised.

white blood cells

Via The Scientist (Image credit: Priyanka Narang, Manfred Rohde, and Matthias Gunzer, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, PLoS Pathogens)

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