Transformed Breast Cells with c-MYC

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Title: Transformed Breast Cells with c-MYC
Description: Human breast cells with the regulator gene called c-MYC grown in soft agar in the shape of a heart. The protein encoded by c-MYC plays a role in cell cycle progression, apoptosis (cell death), and other transformations of the cell.

This image was originally submitted as part of the 2016 NCI Cancer Close Up project.
Topics/Categories: Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue
Type: B&W, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute \ Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Creator: Clare Thibodeaux
Date Created: 2007
Date Added: April 11, 2016
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.