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Regulation of beta-catenin structure and activity by tyrosine phosphorylation.

@article{Piedra2001RegulationOB,
  title={Regulation of beta-catenin structure and activity by tyrosine phosphorylation.},
  author={José A. Piedra and Daniel Martinez and Julio Casta{\~n}o and Susana Miravet and Mireia Du{\~n}ach and Antonio Garcı́a de Herreros},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  year={2001},
  volume={276 23},
  pages={
          20436-43
        }
}
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