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.

This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2016 collection.

See also visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup2016.
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.