News tagged with p53

Potent metastasis inhibitor identified

Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have isolated a potent inhibitor of tumor metastasis made by tumor cells, one that could potentially be harnessed as a cancer treatment. Their findings were published in the online ...

dateJun 22, 2009 in Cancer
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Toward new drugs that turn genes on and off

Scientists in Michigan and California are reporting an advance toward development of a new generation of drugs that treat disease by orchestrating how genes in the body produce proteins involved in arthritis, cancer and a ...

dateJun 04, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Study gives clues to how adrenal cancer forms

At the ends of chromosome are special pieces of DNA called telomeres. Think of it as the little tip that caps off a shoelace. The telomeres send signals to the cells to let them know it's the end point, not a break that should ...

dateJun 04, 2009 in Cancer
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New research on the 'guardian of the genome'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Protein p53 protects the body against cancer and is knocked out in many cancer tumours. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified two molecules that can restore p53's cancer-killing properties. ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Cancer
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