The role of fascin in the migration and invasiveness of malignant glioma cells.

@article{Hwang2008TheRO,
  title={The role of fascin in the migration and invasiveness of malignant glioma cells.},
  author={Jeong Hyun Hwang and Christian A. Smith and Bodour Salhia and James T. Rutka},
  journal={Neoplasia},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={149-59}
}
Malignant glioma is the most common primary brain tumor, and its ability to invade the surrounding brain parenchyma is a leading cause of tumor recurrence and treatment failure. Whereas the molecular mechanisms of glioma invasion are incompletely understood, there is growing evidence that cytoskeletal-matrix interactions contribute to this process. Fascin, an actin-bundling protein, induces parallel actin bundles in cell protrusions and increases cell motility in multiple human malignancies… CONTINUE READING

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