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Contact: Catherine Kolf
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Johns Hopkins Medicine

Twist1 Induces Cellular Migration

Caption: Normal epithelial cells (red) in this fragment of a mouse mammary duct form branched structures. However, cells that turn on the gene Twist1 (green) detach from neighboring cells and migrate into the surrounding environment.

Credit: Eliah Shamir

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