Contact: William Davis
University of North Carolina Health Care
Caption: The study, led by senior author Shelley Earp, M.D., director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, used mouse models bred without the gene for MerTK.
Credit: UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
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