Learning Resources for the Study of Biology
Virtual Case Studies
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)