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Paper of note in Science Translational Medicine

Sci. Signal.  15 Nov 2016:
Vol. 9, Issue 454, pp. ec272
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aal3829

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Trapping a prometastatic signal

Targeted nanoparticles induce expression of a CXCL12/SDF-1 trap in a transient and liver-specific manner to inhibit colorectal cancer liver metastasis.

T. J. Goodwin, Y. Zhou, S. N. Musetti, R. Liu, L. Huang, Local and transient gene expression primes the liver to resist cancer metastasis. Sci. Transl. Med. 8, 364ra153 (2016). [Abstract]

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