Figure 5: A. Control epithelium shows intact tight junctions, adherent junctions and regularly aligned microvilli (V) in the intestinal epithelium .TEM x 72,900
B.In contrast, MCMA duodenal epithelium showing an upper TJ and lower desmosomal complexes with segmental discontinuity in their intermediate filament structure and a large gap in between cells. TEM x 117,000.
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