Latest Cathepsin Stories
A new study has identified a key mechanism that causes breast cancer to spread.
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a new protein that makes pancreatic cancer cells less 'sticky' and therefore less able to attach to and invade other tissue.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have demonstrated that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor, E64d, not only reduces the build-up of Î²-amyloid (AÎ²) in the brains of animal models for Alzheimer's disease, but also results in a substantial improvement in memory deficit.
An enzyme implicated in osteoporosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis and cancer metastasis â€“ cathepsin K -- eluded reliable detection in laboratory experiments in the past.
In the February 1st issue of G&D, Dr. Johanna Joyce and colleagues at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center lend new insight into the mechanism by which tumor-associated macrophages promote malignant progression.
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Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have uncovered what happens to biomimetic nanoparticles when they enter human cells.
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