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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 108–109 | Cite as

On the prevention of haematogenous tumour metastasis to liver and lung

  • Rachel Stein-Werblowsky
Specialia

Summary

Vascular endothelium is lined by a layer of alpha, 2, macroglobulin (AMG). This protide is believed to regulate the rate of extravasation of tumor cells. Experiments are described which show that increasing the deposition of AMG (enhancing its production and blocking its lysis) reduces the incidence of tumour metastases to liver and lung.

Keywords

Tumor Cell Vascular Endothelium Tumour Metastasis Haematogenous Tumour 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Stein-Werblowsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyAsaf Harofeh HospitalZerifinIsrael

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