Iridescent Respirocytes in Small Artery
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In this colorful scene, three iridescent respirocytes float through a small artery in the company of numerous red blood cells. In the background near the center of the scene, several diamond-shaped endothelial cells are visible lining the luminal surface of the blood vessel wall.
©Copyright 1999 by Vik Olliver. For reprint permission, please contact Vik Olliver at [email protected]. The Respirocyte was conceived and designed by Robert A. Freitas Jr., whose permission is also required.