Metastatic Melanoma Cells

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Title: Metastatic Melanoma Cells
Description: 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.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: NCI Center for Cancer Research
Creator: Julio C. Valencia
AV Number: 963837
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.