Caption: Collagen fiber bundle (connective tissue) in human heart muscle. Collagen is a type of structural protein that is part of the extracellular matrix (ECM). The extracellular matrix is a complex structural tissue component surrounding and supporting cells in mammalian tissues.
Magnification*: x5,000
Type: SEM
Copyright 2009 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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