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.

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

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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.