Irregular Cell Division in BRCA1-Depleted Cells
|Title:||Irregular Cell Division in BRCA1-Depleted Cells|
This image shows centrosome amplification as a consequence of loss of the tumor suppressor gene BRCA1, which is responsible for most cases of familial breast cancer. Left panel, normal cell division with two centrosomes; right panel, BRCA1-depleted cell showing an imminent irregular cell division.
This image was originally submitted as part of the 2015 NCI Cancer Close Up project.
Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Date Added:||April 9, 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.|