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Origins in the oesophagus

Nature volume 550, pages 463464 (26 October 2017) | Download Citation

The cellular origins of a precancerous condition called Barrett's oesophagus have been unclear. Tracking and analysis of epithelial cells at the affected site could shed light on the problem. See Letter p.529

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  1. Lizhe Zhuang and Rebecca C. Fitzgerald are in the MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre, Cambridge CB2 0XZ, UK.

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