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Human heart (aorta) tissue displaying calcification

Density-dependent colour scanning electron micrograph of the surface of human heart (aorta) tissue displaying calcification in the form of spherical particles. The green colour identifies denser material (calcified material composed of calcium phosphate), while structures that appear in orange are less dense (corresponding to the organic component of the tissue). Micrographs were coloured in post-…