BioZoom nr. 3, 2014


The illustration shows a portion of basement membrane, a structure that forms the support between tissues in your body. It is composed of a network of collagen (yellow green), laminin (blue-green cross-shaped molecules), and proteoglycans (deep green, with three arms).

The illustration is kindly made available by David S. Goodsell, the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA. For other scientific illustrations for public use visit