EMT in developmental morphogenesis.

  title={EMT in developmental morphogenesis.},
  author={Yukiko Nakaya and Guojun Sheng},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  volume={341 1},
Carcinomas, cancers of epithelial origin, constitute the majority of all cancers. Loss of epithelial characteristics is an early step in carcinoma progression. Malignant transformation and metastasis involve additional loss of cell-cycle control and gain of migratory behaviors. Understanding the relationships among epithelial homeostasis, cell proliferation, and cell migration is therefore fundamental in understanding cancer. Interestingly, these cellular events also occur frequently during… CONTINUE READING

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