The epithelial-mesenchymal transition: fact or fiction in cancer?

Abstract

The epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a physiological embryogenetic process during which epithelial cells become mesenchymal cells. These cells are highly motile so as to be able to migrate to areas where organs, including epithelial organs, originate. This concept is widely reported in embryology textbooks. The EMT was first recognized as an… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hep.23329

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@article{Giannelli2009TheET, title={The epithelial-mesenchymal transition: fact or fiction in cancer?}, author={Gianluigi Giannelli}, journal={Hepatology}, year={2009}, volume={50 5}, pages={1344-6} }