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Nursing some sense out of Myc

Nicole M Sodir and Gerard I Evan*

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Department of Pathology and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0502, USA

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Journal of Biology 2009, 8:77  doi:10.1186/jbiol181

Published: 28 September 2009

Abstract

Data recently published in BMC Biology provide insights into the normal physiological function of c-myc in the development and regeneration of the mammary gland and indicate a key role in epithelial cell proliferation, elaboration of ductal alveoli, and the biosynthetic capacity and milk production of the mature organ.

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