Kras-Driven Lung Cancer

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Title: Kras-Driven Lung Cancer
Description: In this image from a genetically engineered mouse model, lung cancer driven by the Kras oncogene shows up in purple. As a key driver in many types of cancer, the Kras gene makes a promising target for new cancer therapies.

This image was originally submitted as part of the 2016 NCI Cancer Close Up project and selected for exhibit.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Lung Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Science and Technology -- Genetics
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute \ Huntsman Cancer Institute at the Univ. of Utah
Creator: Eric Snyder
AV Number: CMS ID: 1081793
Date Created: December 2015
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.