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An introduction to cell migration and invasion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11465338     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This introduction to the current understanding of cell migration and invasion indicates how these cellular processes are essential in a variety of physiological events, as well as in the pathophysiology of clinical diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and preeclampsia. The various molecular mechanisms the cells use to migrate and invade are described, and assays currently used to investigate these two processes are shown. Finally, clinical examples where there is dysregulation of cell migration and invasion are presented, namely in the development of cancer, cardiovascular disease and preeclampsia.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0036-5513     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest.     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-23     Completed Date:  2001-12-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404375     Medline TA:  Scand J Clin Lab Invest     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-68     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute for Nutrition Research and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ullevaal University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Movement / physiology*
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Neoplasms / pathology*
Pre-Eclampsia / pathology*

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