Study Suggests Cell-cycle Triggers Might Be Cancer Drug Targets14 years, 9 months ago
Posted on Aug 24, 2004, 11 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
In an experiment that appears to refute current theory, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have found that removing three key proteins believed essential to cell division and growth had little impact on normal tissue development of a mouse embryo. These same proteins, when overly active, have been linked to cancer cell proliferation.