Watching Cell Movement

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Title: Watching Cell Movement
Description: 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.

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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 Created: 2014
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.