Watching Cell Movement
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|Title:||Watching Cell Movement|
Microfilaments (red) and microtubules (green) are parts of the cell cytoskeleton, which gives cells their shape and enables them to divide and migrate, as during metastasis. Some commonly used cancer drugs, such as paclitaxel (Taxol®), target microtubules.
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 visualsonline.cancer.gov/closeup.
|Topics/Categories:||Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue|
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Creator:||Luana Scheffer, Stephen Lockett, Jairaj Acharya|
|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.|