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2009-07-15 08:30:00

Researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have identified a protein relationship that may be an ideal treatment target for ER+ breast cancer. The study was reported in the July 15 issue of Cancer Research.DACH1, a cell fate determination factor protein, prevents cancer cell proliferation by repressing the function of estrogen receptorsï in breast cancer, the researchers found. However, they also found that as the presence of DACH1 decreases in breast cancer, the...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.