This pancreatic stellate cell from a mouse with pancreatic cancer has muscle actin fibers stained pink, the nucleus stained blue, and dots of white-stained fibroblast activation protein.
Posted: February 8, 2019
Human lung cancer cells, which can form an invasive pack to move through the body, appear in this micrograph with microtubules stained purple and DNA stained blue.
Posted: February 13, 2019
The paving-stone arrangement of seaweed cells (Ulva mutabilis
), the full genome of which researchers sequenced in September
Posted: May 15, 2018
Kota et al., The Scripps Research Institute
A recent study revealed that immune cells in the intestines of mice, highlighted here by fluorescent proteins, can help prevent stem cells there from becoming cancerous.
Posted: February 4, 2019
These E. coli
, with their membranes stained red, fluoresce green when DNA replication has stopped. This can occur in response to an excess of certain proteins linked to cancer.
Posted: January 16, 2019
Jun Xia, Baylor College of Medicine