Ductal barriers in mammary epithelium

Abstract

Tissue barriers play an integral role in the biology and pathobiology of mammary ductal epithelium. In normal breast physiology, tight and adherens junctions undergo dynamic changes in permeability in response to hormonal and other stimuli, while several of their proteins are directly involved in mammary tumorigenesis. This review describes first the… (More)
DOI: 10.4161/tisb.25933

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@inproceedings{Owens2013DuctalBI, title={Ductal barriers in mammary epithelium}, author={Mark B Owens and Arnold DK Hill and Ann M. Hopkins}, booktitle={Tissue barriers}, year={2013} }