Title: Survey of megakaryocytes (peripheral blood, human)
Description: Electron microscopy.
In a section of a so-called buffy coat collected from peripheral blood two huge polyploid megakaryocytes (1) (diameter up to 160 mm) are present. Note the dark granules in the future platelets.
(3): Reticulocytes and erythrocytes;
(4, 5): Monocytes.
The arrows indicate the overlap line of two consecutive ultrathin sections.
Keywords/Mesh: blood, bone marrow, megakaryocyte, histology, electron microscopy, POJA collection