Determining the role of tetraploid intermediates in melanoma

Last updated 13th Sep 2017
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A pinboard by Revati Darp

PhD candidate, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA, USA

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Understanding the mechanisms behind how a cancer starts is an important step towards finding a cure

A normal, diploid cell can progress through the cell cycle, divide flawlessly and duplicate its genome into resulting daughter cells. However, if this process occurs erroneously the subsequent daug...