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An Ex vivo Model to Study Hormone Action in the Human Breast

DOI :

10.3791/52436-v

January 8th, 2015

January 8th, 2015

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1Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, School of Life Sciences, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

We have developed a novel ex vivo model to study hormone action in the human breast. It is based on tissue microstructures isolated from surgical breast tissue specimens which preserve tissue architecture, intercellular interactions, and paracrine signaling.

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