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Selected rare-disease Images of the Day from the-scientist.com

May 1, 2018
The Scientist Staff

LISTERIA: Listeria monocytogenes bacteria (red), which can cause the rare disease listeriosis, infecting cells Posted: December 5, 2017 M. KORTEBI ET AL., PLOS PATHOG, DOI:10.1371/JOURNAL.PPAT.1006734, 2017. INSTITUT PASTEUR, PARISFRAGILE X: The protein Brd4 (green) is present in abnormally high amounts in the brain of a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome.
Posted: October 3, 2017
E. KORB ET AL., CELL, 170:1209-23, 2017

MARBURG VIRUS: A micrograph of the Marburg virus, which can cause hemorrhagic fever?
Posted: April 6, 2017
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON

RHABDOMYOSARCOMA: This immunostain of a 16.5-day-old mouse embryo shows endothelial progenitor cells (red) proliferating into tumors between muscle fibers (green).
Posted: Jan 10, 2018
CATHERINE DRUMMOND, ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL

 

RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA: The interior lining of the retina in a patient with the rare eye disease retinitis pigmentosa, in which dark deposits accumulate as the retina atrophies© 2006 CHRISTIAN HAMEL/BIOMED CENTRAL LTD.

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