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The spread of breast cancer to distant organs within the body, an event that often leads to death, appears in many cases to involve the loss of a key protein.
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common of all malignant brain tumors that originate in the brain.
Researchers in the Life Sciences Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered a key molecular pathway by which MMP-3, an enzyme that normally helps remodel tissues, initiates the pathway to breast cancer. MMP-3 causes normal cells to express a protein, Rac1b, previously found only in cancers.