14602B

14602B
Caption: Neuroglia (microglia) cell destroying beta-amyloid deposits by phagocytosis (central nervous system). Beta-amyloid can accumulate in plaques in various regions of the brain resulting in senile dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Magnification*: x5,180
Type: TEM
Copyright 1998 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 14602B,beta-amyloid,cell,central nervous system,CNS,microglia,neuroglia,phagocytosis,TEM,glial cell