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Image of the Month: June 2017

The EACR Image of the Month highlights both scientifically and visually stimulating cancer research images from EACR members.

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Barr of St. James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. June's winning image depicts β-catenin protein expression and localization in lung cancer cells.

We wish to thank our panel of reviewers for their help in selecting the winning image.

Are you an EACR member? Do you have a scientific image you’d like to share? Please visit our Image of the Month page to find out how to submit your image.


Winner: β-catenin protein expression and localization in lung cancer cells

A link between β-catenin and various cancer types has previously been described. In a cisplatin resistant model of NSCLC, H460 cells were examined for expression of β-catenin by immunofluorescence using primary anti-β-catenin and secondary Alexa Fluor® 488-labelled antibodies. Cells were analysed using the IN Cell Analyzer 1000 system. Cells showing green fluorescence are representative of β-catenin expression and localization while nuclear staining is shown in blue (Hoechst 33342) at ×40 magnification.

Submitted by: Dr. Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St. James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

05 Jun 2017

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