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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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ISLAMABAD -- A new research has explained how studying the diversity of cancer cells could help turn off mutations in cancer cells and strip their adaptability to drugs.
Scientists at the Ovarian Cancer Institute Laboratory at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found in initial tests that a regulatory RNA called miR-429 may be successful in inducing metastatic or spreading cancer cells to convert back to a less metastatic, non-invasive form.
A single tumor-suppressing gene is a key to understanding--and perhaps killing--dormant ovarian cancer cells that hide out after initial treatment, only to reawaken years later, report researchers at the University of Texas M.
Traditional cancer therapies are nonspecific, designed to kill the cancer cells -- and everything else in its path.
On the basis of these observations, we reasoned that the MCF-7 human breast cancer cell proliferation (the E-Screen) assay (Soto et al.
A well-known side effect of this approach is that normal cells are indiscriminately damaged, creating toxicity to patients and limiting the cancer cell killing activity of conventional chemotherapy.
This unusually thorough list helped the researchers tease out subtle differences between generations of same cancer cells treated with chemotherapy and chart how the cancer cell community increased diversity among its members through RNA.
AR expression or ligand specificity played a minimal role in this arsenic-induced prostate cancer cell progression.
Biomarker analysis of blood samples from patients with cancer treated with CYC202 demonstrated that 54% (14 of 26 analyzed) tested positive for cancer cell death or apoptosis following single agent treatment with the drug.
Others transplant tumors or inject millions of cancer cells into the bloodstream.
Normal cells that transform into cancer cells undergo various metabolic changes, including shifts in activities of enzymes that mediate macromolecule synthesis and growth-signaling pathways.
ArQule's second cancer platform, Cancer Survival Protein modulation, has generated a clinical-stage product designed to inhibit a molecule known as c-Met, which plays multiple roles in cancer cell growth, survival, invasion, angiogenesis and metastasis.

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