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Contact: Dr. Oliver T. Fackler
Heidelberg University Hospital

Actin Cytoskeleton of Human T-lymphocytes

Caption: This is the actin cytoskeleton of human T-lymphocytes (red) in the presence of the stimulus CCL-19. An HIV-1 infection (HIV-1 protein CA in green) leads to the loss of actin reorganization and therefore of cell motility.

Credit: Source: Hygiene Institute, Heidelberg University Hospital.

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