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Kangaroo Rat Kidneys

Credit: Dr. Lynne Chang, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Keratin filaments in the cytoplasm and nucleus of rat kidney cells help the cells maintain their shape in this Nikon Small World image by Harvard's Lynne…Read More »









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