News tagged with programmed death

New function discovered in cancer prevention protein

Protein 53 is very important in protecting against cancer given that it prevents cancer-causing mutations from accumulating and its inactivation is closely linked to the proliferation of tumour cells. UAB (Universitat Autonoma ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Cancer
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Secrets of immunologic memory

Investigators at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have discovered a new way the cell surface protein, CD44, helps specific T helper (Th1) cells develop immunologic memory. Linda Bradley, Ph.D., ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Medical research
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