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The Role of Drebrin in Cancer Cell Invasion. / Dart, Anna E; Gordon-Weeks, Phillip R.

In: Advances in Experimental Medicine And Biology, Vol. 1006, 2017, p. 375-389.

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Dart, AE & Gordon-Weeks, PR 2017, 'The Role of Drebrin in Cancer Cell Invasion', Advances in Experimental Medicine And Biology, vol. 1006, pp. 375-389. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-56550-5_23

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Dart, A. E., & Gordon-Weeks, P. R. (2017). The Role of Drebrin in Cancer Cell Invasion. Advances in Experimental Medicine And Biology, 1006, 375-389. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-56550-5_23

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Dart AE, Gordon-Weeks PR. The Role of Drebrin in Cancer Cell Invasion. Advances in Experimental Medicine And Biology. 2017;1006:375-389. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-56550-5_23

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Dart, Anna E ; Gordon-Weeks, Phillip R. / The Role of Drebrin in Cancer Cell Invasion. In: Advances in Experimental Medicine And Biology. 2017 ; Vol. 1006. pp. 375-389.

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