Search and destroy



This image shows us how an immune cell, called a macrophage, attacks foreign bodies like bacteria – or this microbead – completely engulfing it so it can be broken down deep within the cell.
Visualised using scanning electron microscopy by Darren Brown, University of Queensland.

Search and destroy

This image shows us how an immune cell, called a macrophage, attacks foreign bodies like bacteria – or this microbead – completely engulfing it so it can be broken down deep within the cell.

Visualised using scanning electron microscopy by Darren Brown, University of Queensland.