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Blood vessels kept quiet

Tumours must get their oxygen fix, otherwise invasive tumour growth and spread can occur. One way of quelling oxygen-deprived tumours might be through manipulating the oxygen sensor PHD2.

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Figure 1: PHD2 and tumour vasculature.

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Benest, A., Augustin, H. Blood vessels kept quiet. Nature 458, 41–42 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/458041a

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