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2011-02-10 16:48:26

A small piece of genetic material stops the activity of an enzyme known to promote the spread of breast tumors to the brain.

2010-02-18 08:55:20

The enzyme heparanase plays a critical role in the spread of breast cancer cells to the brain, and, as such, is a promising target for future treatment, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of California – Los Angeles, in a report in the current issue of the American Association of Cancer Research journal Molecular Cancer Research.

2007-07-16 15:03:23

Gentium S.p.A. (Nasdaq: GENT) announced the presentation of six of preclinical abstracts and posters supporting key mechanism for of Defibrotide in the regulation, inhibition and protection of key regulatory proteins effecting human cancers, diabetic nephropathy and endothelial damage.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.