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Learning Resources for the Study of Biology

Mouse myoblast 2

‍Mouse myoblasts (muscle stem cells) grown for 2 days on a bed of collagen. These cells will eventually fuse to become fully differentiated, contractile myotubes (skeletal muscle fibres).

Credit: Photo courtesy of Chris Young and the DMU e-Biology team (taken with 3D Cell Explorer microscope, Nanolive SA)