Colon Cancer Cells
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|Colon Cancer Cells
Human colon cancer cells with the cell nuclei stained red and the protein E-cadherin stained green. E-cadherin is a cell adhesion molecule and its loss signals a process known as the epithelial-mesenchymal transition in which cells acquire the ability to migrate and become invasive.
This image was originally submitted as part of the 2015 NCI Cancer Close Up project and selected for exhibit.
Cancer Types -- Colorectal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Color, Photo (JPEG format)
|NCI Center for Cancer Research
|Urbain Weyemi, Christophe E. Redon, William M. Bonner
|April 8, 2015
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