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Cutting the Legs Off Cancer

News   Nov 21, 2018 | Original story from University of Tokyo

 
Cutting the Legs Off Cancer

A blood vessel (center) provides essential nutrients to a melanoma tumor (left) in this artificially colorized microscopy image. Image DOI: 10.7295W9CIL38960 Researchers at the University of Tokyo studied a cell membrane receptor, LRP1, and an enzyme, tPA, for their roles in metastasis of melanoma in mice. Credit: Wellcome Images CC-BY-NC-ND http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38960

 
 
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