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.
This image is part of the NCI Cancer Close Up 2015 collection.
See also visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup.
|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.|