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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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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