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NIH selects scientific images submitted by NIDCR grantees for new NIH Image Gallery
In early 2016, NIH asked NIH-funded scientists to submit their best biomedical images to be considered for inclusion in NIH's new centralized image service on Flickr. The images below--which were submitted by NIDCR grantees and chosen as winners--were among the 42 winning entries published in NIH’s Image Gallery on Flickr.
Images posted to the NIH Image Gallery are considered free-to-use with credit. Click on the title of the biomedical image for information about the image, including credits.
Peekaboo: parotid gland ducts and vessels
Oral pathogen invasion of human gum cells
3D salivary spheroids release amylase upon stimulation
Parotid gland stem/progenitor cells
Spheroids in hydrogels with ECM-modified peptides
3D salivary gland spheroid with a hollow lumen
Mesoporous silica microparticles
Taste buds permeation
Candida albicans (red) and Candida glabrata (green)
3D permeation into tongue tissue
Blind cavefish neuromasts
Sensory nerve of the mouse incisor
Lip print patterns
Cross sections through the muscles of the lips
3D microCT E18.5 mouse skull
Three-dimensional printing of anatomically shaped bone
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