Protein Seen as Hub for Spread of Ovarian Cancer May Point Way to Limiting Metastasis

Protein Seen as Hub for Spread of Ovarian Cancer May Point Way to Limiting Metastasis
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory researchers have identified a protein, called FER, that appears to be involved in the metastatic process of ovarian cancer cells though the activation of an important signaling pathway in these cells. The finding may lead to new therapies that can impair the spread of ovarian cancer cells. Their study, “HGF-independent regulation of MET and

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Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.

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