Oral pathogen invasion of human gum cells
The images (1-3) depict the cell-to-cell translocation of P. gingivalis through host actin ﬁbers after 1 day post-infection in human primary gingival epithelial cells using ﬂuorescence microscopy.
This image was chosen as a winner of the 2016 NIH funded research image call.
Credit: Dr. Özlem Yilmaz, Dept. of Oral Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina
NIH funding from: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)