MIF-Induced Mesenchymal Marker in Pancreatic Cancer
|Title:||MIF-Induced Mesenchymal Marker in Pancreatic Cancer|
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) enhances disease aggressiveness and the metastatic potential of pancreatic cancer cells by inducing epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT). This image, obtained with confocal microscopy, shows enhanced vimentin expression (pink), a mesenchymal marker, in pancreatic cancer cells stably overexpressing MIF.
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.
Cancer Types -- Pancreatic Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Photo (JPEG format)|
|Source:||NCI Center for Cancer Research|
|Creator:||Naotake Funamizu, S. Perwez Hussain|
|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.|