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Protein once thought exclusive to neurons helps some cancers grow and spread.


Regulation and control of the body and it processes are controlled by electrochemical signals across synapses, the dynamic spaces between nerve cells.  Now, two studies from researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center show that cancer cells can repurpose tools of neuronal communication to fuel aggressive tumour growth and spread.  The team state they found that cancer cells are taking a page

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