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2012-03-15 05:39:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Chemotherapy has helped many individuals overcome cancer but it has also caused many other health side effects in the process. Now, researchers may have found a key to stop it. The structure of a specific molecule that can carry chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs into cells was explored by Duke University researchers and explained. With this information researchers have found a key to help create more effective drugs with fewer effects to healthy tissue for chemo...

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2012-03-13 08:54:20

Researchers at Duke University have determined the structure of a key molecule used to carry chemotherapy and other anti-viral drugs into cells. This discovery could help create drugs that work more effectively, without harming healthy cells or tissue. The researchers published the article with their findings on March 11, 2012 online in Nature. The senior author of these findings and assistant professor of biochemistry, Seok-Yong Lee, PhD said in the article “Knowing the structure...

2012-03-12 09:54:17

A team of researchers at Duke University has determined the structure of a key molecule that can carry chemotherapy and anti-viral drugs into cells, which could help to create more effective drugs with fewer effects to healthy tissue. "Knowing the structure and properties of the transporter molecule may be the key to changing the way that some chemotherapies, for example, could work in the body to prevent tumor growth," said senior author Seok-Yong Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of...


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