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Cell killer enzyme could help cancer treatment


March 6th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) An enzyme that can push cells into committing "suicide" could pave way for improved cancer drugs. The discovery could open the way to better anti-cancer and ... Read more...

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Study finds enzyme that is ‘the killer you can’t live without’


March 4th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an enzyme that has a double role - on one end it can push cells to commit suicide but on the other, it may actually ... Read more...

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Run a marathon to arrest cellular suicide


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Running a marathon can halt apoptosis, the natural 'programmed' death of cells, a new study has found.Gabriella Marfe from the University of Rome 'Tor Vergata' led a team ... Read more...

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Protein silencing could reverse leukemia


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Blocking signals from a protein that activates immune system cells could help reverse a rare form of blood cancer, according to researchers.Physicists and oncologists, who combined computer modelling ... Read more...

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Silencing a protein may prevent leukemia


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Researchers at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute have found that blocking signals from a specific protein that activates cells in the immune system could help kill cells ... Read more...

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