By o. Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Margit Pavelka, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. sc. Dr. h. c. Jürgen Roth (auth.)

This atlas of practical ultrastructure offers an in depth perception into the advanced constitution and association of cells and tissues, highlights particular mobile and tissue services, and the dynamics of various intracellular tactics. hugely informative electron micrographs are complemented by way of explanatory texts, chosen references and schemes. the idea that subcellular organelles give you the structural origin for basic techniques of dwelling organisms is emphasised. the 1st half covers the mobile organelles and alterations because of experiments or taking place below pathological stipulations. the second one half illustrates through chosen examples rules of useful tissue association and common adjustments due to experimental induction or pathological occasions.

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Apoptosis is referred to a type I of programmed cell death. In another type (type II), autophagy has a major role, and cytoplasmic constituents are degraded before nuclear destruction. Recent data suggest that functional links exist between apoptosis and autophagic cell death . Both types may occur simultaneously in tissues, and can coexist in the same cell. References Abraham MC and Shaham S (2()04) Death without caspases, caspases without death. Trends Cell Bioi 14: 184 Bursch W, Ellinger A, Gerner Ch, and Schulte -Hermann R (2003) Caspase-independent and autophagic cell death.

Such solid stacks of flattened cisternae appear to be linked by fenestrated elements and tubules, alike seen in mammalian cells. The arrowhead in panel C marks a (clathrin)-coated lateral extension of a trans Golgi cisterna. References Grell KG and Wohlfarth-Bottermann KE (1957) Light- and electron microscopy of the Dinoflagellate Amphidinium elegans n. sp. Z Zellforsch Mikrosk Anat 47: 7 Kaiser CA and Schekman R (1990) Distinct sets of SEC genes govern transport vesicle formation and fusion early in the secretory pathway.

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