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Step Toward Stopping Cancer Metastasis

News   Feb 09, 2018 | Original story from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)

 
Step Toward Stopping Cancer Metastasis

Left: The robust network of fully dilated, angiogenic blood vessels (red) within a primary tumor, which developed from LTBP3-competent epidermoid carcinoma cells (green). Right: In contrast, the LTBP3-deficient tumors develop thinner, collapsed vessels, which are incapable of efficiently supporting cancer cell dissemination.Credit: Elena Deryugina and James P. Quigley.

 
 
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