Mesothelioma Spheroid

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Title: Mesothelioma Spheroid
Description: 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 Created: 2009
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.