Worms Point to a Link Between Cellular Glue and Cancer Growth

Aug 30, 2010

MCDB scientists led by Joel Rothman have discovered that a protein that helps cells sticks together also keeps them from dividing excessively, a hallmark of cancer progression. The discovery could lead to new ways to control cancer and was described in a paper published in the September 14 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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