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Oral pathogen invasion of human gum cells | by National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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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)

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Uploaded on June 3, 2016