Colon Cancer Cells

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Title: Colon Cancer Cells
Description: 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.

This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2015 collection.

See also https://visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Colorectal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: NCI Center for Cancer Research
Creator: Urbain Weyemi, Christophe E. Redon, William M. Bonner
Date Created: 2014
Date Added: April 8, 2015
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.