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The Unexpected Brains Behind Blood Vessel Growth

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Science  04 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5710, pp. 665-667
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5710.665

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Two of the hottest fields in developmental biology--neural guidance and angiogenesis--are beginning to merge as scientists find that similar proteins control both processes.