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Contact: Sònia Armengou
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)

Image of an Adenoma

Caption: This is an image of a benign colon tumor. In green, adenoma stem cells. The scientists have discovered that the colon has a safety mechanism to prevent the self-renewal of adenoma stem cells.

Credit: (Image: Colorectal Cancer Lab, IRB Barcelona)

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