Epidermis – Details of the Stratum Granulosum and Stratum Corneum

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Note the keratohyaline granules in the cells of the stratum granulosum. The keratinization process is completed in the cell layers above the stratum granulosum, indicated by the disappearance of nuclei and cell organelles. Note that the cornified cells are of variable appearance (some "dark" and some "light") a reflection of the tissue processing rather than of a functional difference.

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http://virtualslides.med.umich.edu/Histology/EMsmallCharts/3%20Image%20Scope%20finals/069%20-%20Epidermis_001.svs
EM Number: 
69
Title of Slide on Paper: 
Epidermis – Details of the Stratum Granulosum and Stratum Corneum