Cell Competition: How to Take Over the Space Left by Your Neighbours

Curr Biol. 2018 Jul 9;28(13):R741-R744. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.023.


Fast-growing cells can expand in a tissue by eliminating and replacing the neighbouring wild-type cells. A new study provides an elegant explanation for how cell elimination contributes to the preferential expansion of the invading population.

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MeSH terms

  • Apoptosis*