The University of Arizona

False color SEM of an E. coli infection of human intestinal cells

nteropathogenic E. coli (green) infection of polarized human cells (grey) causes pedestal formation under bacteria (yellow) and stimulated host cell apoptosis (red).

Work completed in the Viswanathan lab by John S. Wilbur, VK Viswanathan (VSM) and Al Agellon (USIF) who took the picture.