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New hope in the fight against melanoma


December 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope in the fight against melanoma, most aggressive form of skin cancer.This past summer saw a revolution in melanoma therapy. Patients whose melanoma lesions ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates breast cancer metastasis identified


October 6th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Wistar Institute scientists have identified a gene called KLF17, which appears to be involved in the spread of breast cancer throughout the body."Identifying the gene that suppresses the ... Read more...

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Key target of aging regulator found


June 11th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Researchers at The Wistar Institute have defined a key target of an evolutionarily conserved protein that can help turn back the age clock.The study, which has been published ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for cancer identified


December 1st, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers from the Wistar Institute have found a potential therapeutic target that can help keep killer T cells in prime shape for fighting infection, cancer.The research team ... Read more...

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Human microRNA inhibitor discovery may lead to new cancer therapies


September 26th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): American scientists have identified a molecule that can regulate microRNAs, short strands of RNA that play a vital role in gene expression and are closely associated with ... Read more...

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Study opens door to new cancer, ageing treatments


September 1st, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Researchers have deciphered the structure of telomerase, an enzyme that plays a key role in the development of nearly all human cancers. The landmark achievement opens the door ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking study paves way for new cancer, aging treatments


September 1st, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): A team of scientists at The Wistar Institute has decoded the structure of the active region of telomerase, an enzyme that plays a major role in the ... Read more...

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New enzyme inhibitor may lead to drug against cancer


May 16th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Scientists at The Wistar Institute have developed a new type of enzyme inhibitor that can deactivate proteins called phosphatidyl-inositol-3-kinases (PI3Ks), which are crucial to cancer development.The researchers ... Read more...

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Enzyme structure may pave way for cancer, diabetes therapies


February 15th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the structure of an enzyme, making it possible to have a clear understanding of the mechanism by which its mutations may lead to diseases ... Read more...

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3-D structure of gene regulator that plays key role in cancer solved


February 14th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 14 (ANI): A team of researchers from The Wistar Institute and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has made a significant advance in unravelling the three-dimensional structure and function ... Read more...

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