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What do sled dogs and cell clusters have in common?
New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville has implicated a poorly understood protein called PLAC8 in the spread of colon cancer.
A team of scientists, led by principal investigator David D. Schlaepfer, PhD, a professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has found that a protein involved in promoting tumor growth and survival is also activated in surrounding blood vessels, enabling cancer cells to spread into the bloodstream.
A team of NIH-supported researchers is the first to show, in mice, an unexpected two-step process that happens during the growth and regeneration of inner ear tip links.
Scientists know that cells in all higher organisms cells need to bind to each other for the development, architecture, maintenance and function of tissues.
Can one feel too attached? Does one need to let go to mature? Neural stem cells have this problem, too.
A new study by University of Kentucky researchers provides insight into developing new treatment strategies for basal-like breast cancer, commonly known as triple-negative breast cancer.
The liver is unique among mammalian organs in its ability to regenerate after significant tissue damage or even partial surgical removal.
Metastasis is responsible for 90% of deaths in patients with cancer.
Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is the most lethal form of breast cancer.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).