The Solution to a 50-Year-Old Riddle: why Certain Cells Repel one Another

When cells from the connective tissue collide, they repel one another – this phenomenon was discovered more than 50 years ago. It is only now, however, that researchers at the University of Basel have discovered the molecular basis for this process, as they report in the journal Developmental Cell. Their findings could have important implications for cancer research. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)