Connexin-43 upregulation in micrometastases and tumor vasculature and its role in tumor cell attachment to pulmonary endothelium

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BACKGROUND The modulation of gap junctional communication between tumor cells and between tumor and vascular endothelial cells during tumorigenesis and metastasis is complex. The notion of a role for loss of gap junctional intercellular communication in tumorigenesis and metastasis has been controversial. While some of the stages of tumorigenesis and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-6-20

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@article{Elzarrad2008Connexin43UI, title={Connexin-43 upregulation in micrometastases and tumor vasculature and its role in tumor cell attachment to pulmonary endothelium}, author={Mohammed Khair Elzarrad and Abu Haroon and Klaus Willecke and Radoslaw Dobrowolski and Mark N. Gillespie and Abu-Bakr Al-Mehdi}, journal={BMC Medicine}, year={2008}, volume={6}, pages={20 - 20} }