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Scientists identify a mechanism through which cells interact with their matrix



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“El Economista” and other media have echoed the study headed by Jordi Casanova, leader of the Development and morphogenesis in Drosophila group at IRB Barcelona. The article, which has been published in the portal eLife, reveals a mechanism through which cells interact with their environment.

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