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Contact: Jim Dryden
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Washington University School of Medicine

Immune Cell

Caption: This image shows an immune cell moving toward a light beam (blue box). The opsin in the cell (red) senses light and triggers the formation of new structures of the cell skeleton (yellow) that allow the cell to move.

Credit: Copyright PNAS, used with permission

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