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Crucial role of breast cancer tumor suppressor revealed

A new study led by Jose Javier Bravo-Cordero, at in New York, details how cells with low levels of the profilin 1 protein in breast tumours increase their capacity to metastasise and invade other tissues.

how cells with low levels of the profilin 1 protein in breast tumors increase their capacity to metastasize and invade other tissues
A new study led by , Spanish researcher at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, details how cells with low levels of the profilin 1 protein in breast tumors increase their capacity to metastasize and invade other tissues.
Credit:Valenzuela-Iglesias et al.


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A. Valenzuela-Iglesias, V.P. Sharma, B.T. Beaty, Z. Ding, L.E. Gutierrez-Millan,P. Roy, J.S. Condeelis, J.J. Bravo-Cordero. ‘Profilin1 regulates invadopodium maturation in human breast cancer cells‘. European Journal of Cell Biology. On line December 31, 2014. doi:10.1016/j.ejcb.2014.12.002

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