Pills of PTEN? In and out for tumor suppression.


Journal Article

The tumor-suppressive activity of PTEN has always been attributed to its endogenous intracellular function. Recently two different groups have demonstrated that PTEN is secreted/exported into the extracellular environment for uptake by recipient cells, and functions as a tumor suppressor in a cell non-autonomous manner.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Papa, A; Chen, M; Pandolfi, PP

Published Date

  • October 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1155 - 1156

PubMed ID

  • 23917528

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23917528

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1748-7838

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/cr.2013.103


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England