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CFRI researcher describes a new molecular mechanism in breast cancer development

November 16, 2011
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An international team led by CFRI member Dr. Christopher Maxwell and his colleague Dr. Miguel Àngel Pujana of the Catalan Institute of Oncology describes a fundamental molecular mechanism in the development of breast cell epithelium that is altered in some breast cancer patients. Researchers have found a key in the interplay between two genes which represents a previously unknown molecular pathway. The results were published this week in the journal PLoS Biology.

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