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Genome Biol. 2004;5(4):216. Epub 2004 Mar 25.

Drosophila as an emerging model to study metastasis.

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  • 1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Abstract

Metastasis is the primary cause of human cancer-related deaths. Two recent studies describe a system for testing how multiple genetic events synergize to promote neoplastic growth and metastasis in Drosophila, paving the way for systematic approaches to understanding metastasis using the powerful tools of Drosophila genetics.

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PMC395775
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