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Covert pathogenesis

Covert pathogenesis

An epithelial cell lining the bladder lumen dies and pulls away from its neighbors, exposing the underlying layer of cells. [This research was supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (grant DGE 11-43954).] (Date image taken: March 2016; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 15, 2017)

Credit: Nicole M. Gilbert, Valerie P. O'Brien, Amanda L. Lewis, Matthew S. Joens and James A.J. Fitzpatrick, Washington University School of Medicine

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