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Why metastasic cells migrate

Migration ability of metastatic cells is not due to an altered mechanism of tumor cells but to a natural capacity of healthy cells. The results could help to identify potential strategies for metastasis inhibition.

Mar 29, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Reactive oxygen's role in metastasis

Researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have discovered that reactive oxygen species, such as superoxide and hydrogen peroxide, play a key role in forming invadopodia, cellular protrusions implicated in ...

Sep 16, 2009 not rated yet 0

Carbohydrate acts as tumor suppressor

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specialized complex sugar molecules (glycans) that anchor cells into place act as tumor suppressors in breast and prostate cancers. These ...

Jul 06, 2009 5 / 5 (4) 1