Pills of PTEN? in and out for tumor suppression

Antonella Papa, Ming Chen, Pier Paolo Pandolfi

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1155-1156
Number of pages2
JournalCell Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013
Externally publishedYes

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