Sophia Salazar

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Invasion, the ability of an epithelial cancer cell to detach from and move through a basement membrane, is a central process in tumour metastasis. Two components of invasion are proteolysis of extracellular matrix and cellular movement through it. A potential promoter of these two processes is thrombin, the serine proteinase derived from the ubiquitous(More)
INTRODUCTION Most tumors of peripheral nerve sheaths containing glands are malignant tumors associated with Von Recklinghausen's disease. CLINICAL CASE A 39 year old man consulted with a tumour on a finger of the right hand, which was not painful, and was slow growing. There was no past history of neurofibromatosis. Histological study showed a tumour of(More)
Dengue Virus (DENV) is a single stranded RNA virus that is a member of the flaviviridae family. It annually infects about 400 million people and is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics. There are four serotypes of DENV which co-circulate in endemic regions and they are all transmitted by the mosquito family Aedes. There are no(More)
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