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Brown University

Tumor Bound

Caption: Cancerous rat cells (black) expressing the protein Pannexin1 are bound within a strong network of actin (red), while adjacent cells that don't express Pannexin 1 (green) have much less developed actin network around them.

Credit: Brian Bao/Brown University

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