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The Smurf2 protein may help suppress tumors by protecting DNA from damage. This image of of osteosarcoma cells shows undamaged DNA (blue) and sites of DNA damage (red) in the cell nucleus. Smurf2 protein (green) is localized to the damaged DNA.
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.
Cancer Types -- Bone Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Creator:||Michael Blank, Ying Zhang|
|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.|