A niche role for periostin and macrophages in glioblastoma

Macrophages facilitate tumour progression, but it is unclear whether this capability is influenced by tumour-initiating cells. Glioblastoma stem cells are now shown to secrete periostin, a matrix protein that recruits protumoral macrophages and enhances glioblastoma progression in mice.


Published in:
Nature Cell Biology, 17, 2, 107-109
Year:
2015
Publisher:
London, Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:
1465-7392
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