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Figure 3

From: Plausibility of stromal initiation of epithelial cancers without a mutation in the epithelium: a computer simulation of morphostats

Figure 3

Solid block in the stroma: multiple rounds. The Initial State represents stable tissue architecture when a solid block is first inserted into the stroma. A round is one cycle of cell movement and morphostat update through all the cells. At Round 5 a mass of aberrant cells forms above top layer cells, which persists through later rounds.

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