Intestine in the lung

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The phenomenon of metaplasia, in which one tissue type is converted into another, is beginning to be explained in molecular terms. The transformation of lung to intestinal tissue has not previously been described, but it is now reported that it can be brought about by prolonged Wnt signaling in late development.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Biology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

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