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2011-05-27 19:48:59

Salmonella is widely prevalent in the animal kingdom.

2011-05-16 18:15:14

Whitehead Institute researchers have found that depriving human melanoma cells of the essential amino acid leucine can be lethal to the cells, suggesting a possible strategy for therapeutic intervention.

2011-05-12 11:02:08

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered a protein that guides blood vessel development and eventually might lead to a treatment to keep cancer cells from spreading.

2011-04-11 09:13:00

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group (Polaris) announced today that data from preclinical studies of ADI-PEG 20, the Company's pegylated arginine deiminase therapeutic, is synergistic with hydroxychloroquine (ChQ) in a human pancreatic cancer cell line and with tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) in human melanoma cell lines.

2011-03-16 18:30:21

Cells, which employ a process called autophagy to clean up and reuse protein debris leftover from biological processes, were the original recyclers.

2011-03-15 20:39:13

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists report they have shrunk or slowed the growth of notoriously resistant pancreatic tumors in mice, using a drug routinely prescribed for malaria and rheumatoid arthritis.

2011-03-03 12:29:42

An enzyme viewed as an executioner, because it can push cells to commit suicide, may actually short circuit a second form of cell death.

2011-02-25 19:32:21

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made an important discovery concerning how fledgling cancer cells self-destruct, which has the potential of impacting on future cancer therapies.

2011-02-11 21:07:03

Scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have developed a novel treatment strategy for multiple myeloma that pairs two targeted agents to kill cancer cells.

2011-02-01 22:37:49

As day-old embryos, fruit flies called Drosophila enter a stage in which their cells freely divide and proliferate as the insect grows dramatically in size.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.