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Protein Loss Sets Up Pro-Tumor State

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Breakdown of the gut lining is associated with inflammatory bowel disorders and colon cancer. Previously, Albert Reynolds, Ph.D., and colleagues showed that the protein p120 helps maintain integrity of the gut lining in mice and its loss may play a role in inflammatory bowel disorders. However, these mice did not survive long enough to investigate […]