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Cancer cells hijack nerve cells to storm through the brain

Pink and purple coloured scanning electron micrograph of a cancerous cell from a glioblastoma

Glioblastoma cells (example pictured, artificially coloured) can make proteins that mimic those made by brain cells. Credit: Steve Gschmeissner/SPL

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Nature 608, 242 (2022)



  1. Venkataramani, V. et al. Cell 185, 2899–2917 (2022).

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