Killer T Cells Surround a Cancer Cell

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Title: Killer T Cells Surround a Cancer Cell
Description: Superresolution image of a group of killer T cells (green and red) surrounding a cancer cell (blue, center). When a killer T cell makes contact with a target cell, the killer cell attaches and spreads over the dangerous target. The killer cell then uses special chemicals housed in vesicles (red) to deliver the killing blow.
Topics/Categories: Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Institutes of Health
Creator: Alex Ritter, Jennifer Lippincott Schwartz, and Gillian Griffiths
Date Created: August 18, 2015
Date Added: January 9, 2018
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.