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Mathematical model mimics melanoma

Cancer cells' ability to tolerate crowded conditions may be one key to understanding tumor growth and formation, according to a mathematical model that has been applied to cancer cell growth for the first time. The model ...

dateDec 01, 2017 in Mathematics
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Tubules to stop cell growth

TORC1 is an enzyme complex that controls the normal growth of cells. However, when it is too active, it can promote diseases such as cancer. A study led by biologists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, and ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Biochemistry
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How do metals interact with DNA?

For a couple of decades, metal-containing drugs have been successfully used to fight against certain types of cancer. The lack of knowledge about the underlying molecular mechanisms slows down the search for new and more ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Materials Science
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A moving story of FHL2 and forces

Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have revealed the molecular events leading to the regulation of cell growth and proliferation in response to stiffness of the ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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