dedifferentiation dedifferentiation


  • (n) the loss of specialization in form or function


  • Fruit flies help uncover tumor-preventing protein complex

    ( Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore ) A team of researchers from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School have discovered a protein complex that disrupts the process known as dedifferentiation, known to promote tumor development. These findings have provided a critical and novel insight into a process that was previously poorly understood, and have implications for the overall understanding of ...
    on March 12, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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pivotal pivotal
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