Cells Bulge To Squeeze Through Barriers

News   Nov 28, 2017 | Original story from Duke University

 
Cells Bulge To Squeeze Through Barriers

An invading cell in the lab worm C. elegans shows a fleeting protrusion that may help explain how cancer spreads. Credit: Kaleb Naegeli, Duke University.

 
 
 

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