Fig. Graphic reconstruction (i.e. manually shaded serial contour tracings) of the subsurface cistern (asterisk) from the pyramidal cell. GER - granular endoplasmic reticulum, plasma membrane marked by arrow. Scale = 200 nm. (Rabbit, neocortex). Download the high resolution image.

(For detailed information on the process of graphic reconstruction, see Three Dimensional Reconstruction in Biology by W.A. Gaunt and P.N. Gaunt.)