HPV-16 E5 Oncoprotein

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Title: HPV-16 E5 Oncoprotein
Description: Infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with various cancers. Researchers are working to understand the processes by which HPV can transform a healthy cell into a cancerous one. This image shows a COS cell transfected with the HPV-16 E5 oncoprotein. Fluorescence red color represents E5, green represents karypherin-beta-3, and co-localization of both proteins is shown in yellow. The E5-transfected cell (green) is demonstrated on top of the image. Circular dark object in the middle is a cell nucleus.

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 https://visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup2016.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Cervical Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute \ Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Creator: Ewa Krawczyk
Date Created: 2008
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.