Leading the charge

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Collective cell invasion into the extracellular matrix (ECM) has been observed in malignant tumours and in tissue morphogenesis. To achieve this, leading cells trigger both proteolytic and structural modifications of the ECM to create channels that precede progressively widening chains of following cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1341-1342
Number of pages2
JournalNature Cell Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2007

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  • Cell Biology


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