Research Paper Volume 9, Issue 3 pp 778—789

Microvesicles from the plasma of elderly subjects and from senescent endothelial cells promote vascular calcification

Figure 6. Spot mode microanalysis of an MV (A1) with its corresponding plot (A2); arrows indicate Ca spikes. Scale bar 5μm. Larger MVs are usually brighter and have a higher Ca content. Ca mapping of MVs from (B1) young and (B2) senescent HUVEC. Ca is seen as grey on the black background.