Human Ectocervical Cells
|Title:||Human Ectocervical Cells|
Infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with various cancers, including cervical cancer. Researchers are working to understand the processes by which HPV can transform a healthy cell into a cancerous one. This image shows human ectocervical cells (HEC) expressing HPV-16 E5 oncoprotein. Fluorescence green color represents the E5 oncoprotein; red represents the nucleoporin p62; and co-localization of both proteins is shown in yellow.
This image was originally submitted as part of the 2016 NCI Cancer Close Up project.
This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2016 collection.
See also visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup2016.
Cancer Types -- Cervical Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute \ Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|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.|