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Video: Twist1 Induces Cellular Migration

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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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