Your cart is empty.

My Cart (0) My Cart (0) Check Out

The Art in Science

Product Image Wounded!!


Sunny Wong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School

Skin cancer in humans is sometimes associated with an injury.  In this image depicting the underside of a mouse's skin, tiny tumors appearing as finger-like projections (center) extend outwards from a wound site that has previously healed.  These tumors were seeded by stem cells originating from hair follicles at the periphery of the wound.  These hair follicles appear as large stalks at the edges of this photo.  During the normal repair process, hair follicle stem cells are mobilized into the site of injury to regenerate lost skin.  If these stem cells turn on oncogenic genes, tumors can result.


Print Size Approximate Total Size With Mat or Mat/Frame
5x7 9x11
8x10 12x14
11x14 15x18
16x20 20x24