Figure 10-44. The cell coat, or glycocalyx.

Figure 10-44The cell coat, or glycocalyx

This electron micrograph of the surface of a lymphocyte stained with ruthenium red emphasizes the thick carbohydrate layer surrounding the cell. (Courtesy of Audrey M. Glauert and G.M.W. Cook.)

From: Membrane Proteins

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