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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 21, 2016; 22(31): 7046-7057
Published online Aug 21, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i31.7046
Figure 1
Figure 1 MAPK, Wnt, Notch and PI3K/Akt signaling is involved in acinar-to-ductal metaplasia. The potential therapies are shown in red (retinoic acid is not shown). EGF: Epidermal growth factor; TGFα: Transforming growth factor alpha; MMP7: Matrix metalloproteinase 7.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Development of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma from acinar cells through acinar-to-ductal metaplasia. During ADM, cells in each state have their own morphology and protein expression pattern. ADM: Acinar-to-ductal metaplasia.