News tagged with p53

SIRT1 takes down tumors

Yuan et al. have identified another anti-cancer effect of the "longevity" protein SIRT1. By speeding the destruction of the tumor promoter c-Myc, SIRT1 curbs cell division. The study will be published online April 13 and ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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New investigational treatment for bladder cancer

A team of researchers, led by Columbia University Medical Center faculty, has identified a new investigational therapy for the treatment of bladder cancer. The discovery was made using a new research model, using mice, which ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cancer
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Newly discovered gene plays vital role in cancer

( -- Gene p53 protects against cancer and is usually described as the most important gene in cancer research. However, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now shown that a previously ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Preventing prostate cancer the complex way

( -- Blocking a specific protein complex prevents the formation of tumors in mice genetically predisposed to develop prostate cancer, researchers at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research have found. ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Cancer
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