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ready Cell Image Library

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This library is a public and easily accessible resource database of images, videos, and animations of cells, capturing a wide diversity of organisms, cell types, and cellular processes. The purpose of this database is to advance research on cellular activity, with the ultimate goal of improving human health. It is a repository for images, movies, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms that demonstrate cellular architecture and functions. This comprehensive library is designed as a public resource first and foremost for research, and secondarily as a tool for education. The long-term goal is the construction of a library of images that will serve as primary data for research.

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How to cite this record Cell Image Library; Cell Image Library; DOI:; Last edited: Sept. 2, 2020, 2:12 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 27 2021 5:55 a.m.

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The cell: an image library-CCDB: a curated repository of microscopy data.

Orloff DN, Iwasa JH, Martone ME, Ellisman MH, Kane CM.
Nucleic Acids Res (Database issue) 2013

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  • RC2GM092708 (National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Bethesda, MD, USA)