Activation of retinal neurons triggers tumour formation in cancer-prone mice

Activation of retinal neurons triggers tumour formation in cancer-prone mice
Activation of retinal neurons triggers tumour formation in cancer-prone mice

Nature, Published online: 26 May 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-01353-9

Light-induced activation of neuronal cells in the retina stimulates the formation of optic-nerve tumours in cancer-prone mice, revealing a potential role of neuronal activity in cancer initiation.Activation of retinal neurons triggers tumour formation in cancer-prone mice
Source: Nature