Latest Apoptosis Stories
ADAM28, a metalloproteinase belonging to the ADAM gene family, cleaves the von Willebrand factor (VWF) and inhibits VWF-mediated cancer cell apoptosis, thereby enhancing lung metastases, so inhibiting its expression gives a substantial reduction in lung metastases.
Scientists at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center have developed an anti-cancer peptide that overcomes the stubborn resistance to chemotherapy and radiation often encountered in certain blood cancers when the disease recurs following initial treatment.
The BCL-2 protein family plays a large role in determining whether cancer cells survive in response to therapy or undergo a form of cell death known as apoptosis.
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have identified a target for slowing the progression of multiple myeloma by using currently available drugs.
A new study describes a compound that selectively kills cancer cells by restoring the structure and function of one of the most commonly mutated proteins in human cancer, the "tumor suppressor" p53.
Embryonic stem cells — those revered cells that give rise to every cell type in the body — just got another badge of honor.
Diseases and injuries trigger warning signals in our cells.
Knowing how a living cell works means knowing how the chemistry inside the cell changes as the functions of the cell change.
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