Dow Emerson

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BACKGROUND Tumor initiating stem-like cells (TISCs) are a subset of neoplastic cells that possess distinct survival mechanisms and self-renewal characteristics crucial for tumor maintenance and propagation. The induction of epithelial-mesenchymal-transition (EMT) by TGFβ has been recently linked to the acquisition of TISC characteristics in breast cancer.(More)
The membrane immunoglobulin (MIg) of B lymphocytes is thought to have an important role in antigen recognition and cellular activation. In common with many membrane glycoproteins, MIg moves extensively in the lipid bilayer, and after binding of specific antisera displays lateral mobility with patch and cap formation. This phenomenon appears to involve the(More)
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