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New Imaging System Lights Up Tumors Using Scorpion Venom Protein And Laser
2014-02-26 10:42:27

Cedars-Sinai animal study may lead to human trial of experimental, compact intraoperative device to aid removal of malignant brain tumors

2009-04-17 22:40:48

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2009-04-16 15:44:50

By combining nanoparticles with a scorpion venom compound already being investigated for treating brain cancer, University of Washington researchers found they could cut the spread of cancerous cells by 98 percent, compared to 45 percent for the scorpion venom alone.


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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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