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Johns Hopkins Medicine
Caption: Without Twist1 expression, mammary duct tissue fragments maintain a smooth surface (left). When Twist1 is turned on, cells rapidly detach and migrate away from the tissue (right). Both tissue fragments were isolated from the same mouse.
Credit: E.R. Shamir, et al. J Cell Bio, doi: 10.1083/jcb.201306088
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