Douglas G. Simpson

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Adult feline ventricular myocytes cultured on a laminin-coated substratum reestablish intercellular junctions, yet disassemble their myofibrils. Immunofluorescence microscopy reveals that these non-beating heart cells lack vinculin-positive focal adhesions; moreover, intercellular junctions are also devoid of vinculin. When these quiescent myocytes are(More)
Evaluation of lymph node (LN) status is an important factor for detecting metastasis and thereby staging breast cancer. Currently utilized clinical techniques involve the surgical disruption and resection of lymphatic structure, whether nodes or axillary contents, for histological examination. While reasonably effective at detection of macrometastasis, the(More)
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