Encyclopedia of Cancer

Living Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

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Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_261-2

Definition

The ability of cells to survive and multiply in the absence of a protein matrix for adhesion.

Cross-References

Keywords

Cancer Research Tyrosine Kinase Protein Matrix 
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See Also

  1. (2012) Adhesion molecules. In: Schwab M (ed) Encyclopedia of cancer, 3rd edn. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, p 66. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-16483-5_96Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany