Some networks of mesodermal-to-epithelial communication are conserved from worms to mice to man. A new genetic screen finds that disruption in those networks in worms are the same ones that can promote epithelial proliferation in the tumor microenvironment of breast cancer. Results were published by Developmental Cell on May 22, 2017.
Dr. Gustavo Leone, Medical University of South Carolina. The figure reflects results published by Developmental Cell on May 22, 2017.