News tagged with breast tumors

KEAP1 Keeps major cancer-promoting protein at bay

A tumor-suppressing protein snatches up an important cancer-promoting enzyme and tags it with molecules that condemn it to destruction, a research team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Cancer
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Tumors Feel the Deadly Sting of Nanobees

When bees sting, they pump into their victims a peptide toxin called melittin that destroys cell membranes. Now, by encapsulating this extremely potent molecule within a nanoparticle, researchers at the Washington University ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Tumors feel the deadly sting of nanobees

( -- When bees sting, they pump poison into their victims. Now the toxin in bee venom has been harnessed to kill tumor cells by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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