Mast Cell

mast cell (also known as mastocyte) is a resident cell of several types of tissues and contains many granules rich in histamine and heparin.  They are best known for their role in allergy and anaphylaxis, but also play an important role  in wound healing and defense against pathogens. (adapted from wikipedia)

false color TEM 

Other similar posts
This entry was posted in Blood and tagged , , , , , .