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Nature volume 435, page 1165 (30 June 2005) | Download Citation


Cell doctrine: modern biology and medicine see the cell as the fundamental building block of living organisms, but this concept breaks down at different perspectives and scales.

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  1. Neil D. Theise is at the Division of Digestive Diseases, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Avenue at 16th Street, New York New York 10003, USA.

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