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A chaperone for the 'guardian of the genome'

The protein p53 plays an essential role in the prevention of cancer by initiating the controlled death of a cell with damaged genes which is in danger to transform into a cancerous cell. The heat shock protein Hsp90, in turn, ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Chemotherapy resistance: A new lead?

UA62784: that is the name of a molecule capable of preventing the proliferation of cancerous cells in vitro, and thus causing their cellular death. Its effects appear to amplify that of other anticancer agents currently used ...

dateMay 31, 2011 in Biochemistry
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New insights into cell death

A Cardiff team has contributed to a study of a novel model of cell death which helps to explain how cells in the breast die through an archaic mechanism that is relevant to breast cancer.

dateMar 18, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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UNL biochemist probes protein for disease clues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists believe they have discovered a common link between such disparate diseases as Parkinson's disease and some types of cancer. Studying these links could lead to advances in combating these and other ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Biochemistry
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