Search for dissertations about: "epithelial-to-mesenchymal interactions"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words epithelial-to-mesenchymal interactions.

  1. 1. Studies of the Tumor-Vasculature Interface : Role of TGF-beta 1-induced Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

    Author : Mei-Fong Pang; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Tumor metastasis is a complex multistep process. Among key steps that occur during metastatic spread are acquisition of tumor cell motility, intravasation of tumor cells into blood or lymphatic vessels and extravasation of tumor cells at distal sites. However, the precise mechanisms that govern these metastatic steps remain elusive. READ MORE

  2. 2. The significance of blood vessels in organogenesis and cadherins in exploratory behaviour

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

    Author : Josefina Edsbagge; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; pancreas; sphingosine-1-phosphate; endothelium; epithelial-to-mesenchymal interactions; Cre loxP-system; cadherins; rearing;

    Abstract : Organogenesis of epithelial organs requires interaction between epithelial andmesenchymal tissues. In pancreas development three different mesenchymal derivedstructures, the notochord, the endothelial cells and the splanchnic mesenchyme inducespecification, growth and further differentiation of the pancreatic epithelium. READ MORE