Brain Cancer Chromosomes

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Title: Brain Cancer Chromosomes
Description: Chromosomes prepared from a malignant glioblastoma visualized by spectral karyotyping (SKY) reveal an enormous degree of chromosomal instability -- a hallmark of cancer.

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 -- Brain Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: NCI Center for Cancer Research
Creator: Thomas Ried
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.