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Cilia, looking like clumps of green grass, surround reddish and yellow masses in a mouse's trachea

August 07, 2020

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Cilia, looking like clumps of green grass, surround reddish and yellow masses in a mouse's trachea

On the Cover

Mouse, trachea, scanning electron microscopy. Cilia (turquoise) microvilli on ciliated cells (yellow) goblet cells (red).

Photo: Dan Sackett, NHGRI; John Burke, NHGRI; Patricia Zerfas, ORS; Erina He, ORS

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