HPV-16 E5 Oncoprotein
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|Title:||HPV-16 E5 Oncoprotein|
A koilocyte is a squamous epithelial cell that has undergone structural changes as a result of infection by human papillomavirus (HPV). This image of a koilocyte shows human ectocervical cells (HEC) expressing HPV-16 E5 oncoprotein, and immortalized with HPV-16 E6 and E7 oncoproteins. Formation of koilocytes requires cooperation between HPV E5 and E6 oncoproteins. The cell culture is stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E).
This image was originally submitted as part of the 2016 NCI Cancer Close Up project.
|Topics/Categories:||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.|