Image: Best of Eureka - Malaria infected Human Red Blood Cell

Best of Eureka - Malaria infected Human Red Blood Cell

These knob-like structures on the surface of a human red blood cell are part of the lethal renovations that a malaria parasite makes to its new home during infection. The raw image data from an atomic force microscope has been manipulated and coloured to produce the final image.

Photographer:
Steven Morton
Rights:
© Steven Morton

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