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Cell Biology

Biomedical illustration of adenovirus vectors approaching a dividing cancer cell. The vectors contain therapeutic genes or medication designed to disrupt the activity of telomerase (shown left) which increases cell life and reproductive functions. Such "immortal" cells may become cancerous tumors.
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Biomedical illustration of adenovirus vectors approaching a dividing cancer cell. The vectors contain therapeutic genes or medication designed to disrupt the activity of telomerase (shown left) which increases cell life and reproductive functions. Such "immortal" cells may become cancerous tumors.

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From gallery: Cell Biology
Photographer: Carol & Mike Werner
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 3 Nov 2009
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Credit: Carol & Mike Werner/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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