Endothelial progenitor cells are cellular hubs essential for neoangiogenesis of certain aggressive adenocarcinomas and metastatic transition but not adenomas.

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Comment on: Bone marrow-derived circulating endothelial precursors do not contribute to vascular endothelium and are not needed for tumor growth.
by: Susanna Purhonen, Jarmo Palm, Derrick Rossi, Nina Kaskenpää, Iiro Rajantie, Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, Kari Alitalo, Irving L. Weissman, Petri Salven.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 105, No. 18. (6 May 2008), pp. 6620-6625.

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  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma: pathology
  • Adenoma
  • Adenoma: pathology
  • Animals
  • Endothelial Cells
  • Endothelial Cells: pathology
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Neoplasm Metastasis: pathology
  • Neovascularization, Pathologic
  • Neovascularization, Pathologic: pathology
  • Stem Cells
  • Stem Cells: pathology

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  • Robert S Kerbel

  • Robert Benezra

  • David C Lyden

  • Koichi Hattori

  • Beate Heissig

  • Daniel J Nolan

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