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Moving targets: Biologists gain new insight into migrating cells

At any given moment, millions of cells are on the move in the human body, typically on their way to provide a benefit to the structures around them. When the migration process goes wrong, however, the results can include tumor formation and metastatic cancer. Little has been known about how cell mig...
Joel Sax
Joel Sax • 1 year ago

Migrating cells in a nematode are identified and stained green in the top image. Looking closer, the glowing cell is extracted for analysis using a glass pipette.

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