alexa Tetraspanins and tumor progression.
Oncology

Oncology

Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy

Author(s): Richardson MM, Jennings LK, Zhang XA

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Abstract Transmembrane protein tetraspanins either promote or suppress tumor invasion and metastasis. Their effects on tumor progression depend on the multimolecular transmembrane complex called tetraspanin-enriched microdomain (TEM) and are attributed to the alterations in the (1) motogenic and mitogenic behaviors and/or (2) microenvironmental interactions of tumor cells. As the modifiers of cell membrane structure and function, tetraspanins have emerged as diagnostic and prognostic markers and therapeutic targets for tumor progression. This article was published in Clin Exp Metastasis and referenced in Journal of Cancer Science & Therapy

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