Journal article

Essential role for a novel population of binucleated mammary epithelial cells in lactation

Anne C Rios, Nai Yang Fu, Paul R Jamieson, Bhupinder Pal, Lachlan Whitehead, Kevin R Nicholas, Geoffrey J Lindeman, Jane E Visvader

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

We are very grateful to J. Petersen and C. Ormandy for discussions, F. Jackling, M. Le Page, J. Szarlat, K. Liu, J. Sharp, F. Vaillant and A.T.L. Lun for expert assistance and the Animal, FACS, Imaging and Histology facilities at WEHI and to the Victorian Cancer Biobank (supported by the Victorian State Government), which provided coded breast tissue. This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants #1016701, #1085191 and #1086727; NHMRC IRIISS; the Victorian State Government through Victorian Cancer Agency funding and Operational Infrastructure Support; and the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. A.C.R. and N.Y.F. were supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)/Cure Cancer Australia Fellowship; G.J.L. by a NHMRC Fellowship #1078730 and J.E.V. by an Australia Fellowship #1037230.