Metastatic Melanoma Cells
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|Title:||Metastatic Melanoma Cells|
The ability of cancer cells to move and spread depends on actin-rich core structures such as the podosomes (yellow) shown here in melanoma cells. Cell nuclei (blue), actin (red), and an actin regulator (green) are also shown.
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.
Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Creator:||Julio C. Valencia|
|Date Created:||October 2013|
|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.|