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Breast cancer cells coaxed into turning into fat cells.


It is known that epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a process by which a polarized epithelial cell to assume a mesenchymal cell phenotype, which includes enhanced migratory capacity, invasiveness, and elevated resistance to apoptosis; understandably EMT is also utilised by tumours to metastasize.  Now, researchers from the University of Basel have harnessed EMT to coax breast cancer cells in mice to

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