AKG (elevens_curse) wrote in cellography,
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Neutrophil Chasing A Bacterium

Neutrophils are the most potent killers of our immune systems. They seek out, engulf and eliminate invaders by following a series of chemical cues.




The large moving blob is the neutrophil. The small dark diplococcus (looks like one to me, at least) is the bacterium in question.

"This video is taken from a 16-mm movie made in the 1950s by the late David Rogers at Vanderbilt University."
Tags: immunology, microbiology, neutrophil, video
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