The tumor microenvironment is a hallmark of drug resistance found in solid tumors. It requires a more complex multicellular environment for study. This image is of a 3D mesothelioma spheroid generated from the NCI-H226 cell line and analyzed for mechanisms of drug resistance.
This image was originally submitted as part of the 2015 NCI Cancer Close Up project.
|Topics/Categories:||Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue|
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Creator:||Mitchell Ho, Maria Xiang|
|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.|