Licensing

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Description

Scanning electron micrograph of the inside of a cancer cell. This cell originates from a squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. The cell has been frozen and split open to reveal its nucleus.

Technical Details

B0006269 Cell from a squamous cell carcinoma. Wellcome Images available under the following creative commons usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Biological Sources

Cell Type
squamous carcinoma
Cellular Component
nucleus

Biological Context

Biological Process
nucleus localization
Human Disease
carcinoma

Attribution

Name
Anne Weston
Link
Wellcome Images
Other
London Research Institute, CRK

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
visualization of contiguous regions
Processing History
colorized

Sample Preparation

Methods
freeze_fracture/freeze_etch
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 800px ——
Y 538px ——
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