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Latest Tumor suppressor genes Stories

2012-12-13 12:26:27

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.

2012-12-11 21:46:12

A new study sheds more light on how an anti-aging gene suppresses cancer growth.

2012-12-03 13:47:06

The causes underlying the development of certain types of common cancers have not yet been elucidated.

2012-11-29 14:32:03

The combined loss of two tumor suppressor genes was shown to be strongly associated with progression of DCIS to invasive breast cancer.

2012-11-15 12:37:11

An animal study conducted by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center raises questions about the consequences of diet — specifically glucose, the plant-based sugar that fuels cell life — on increased activity of an oncogene that drives tumor growth.

Cold Viruses Could Help Find New Cancer Therapies
2012-10-17 11:03:01

Salk findings on cold virus proteins may spur new cancer treatments

2012-09-20 11:23:52

A natural substance found in the surrounding tissue of a tumor may be a promising weapon to stop triple negative breast cancer from metastasizing.

2012-08-13 11:10:54

Scientists affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute have discovered how a defective gene causes brain changes that lead to the atypical social behavior characteristic of autism.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.