Study Suggests Cell-cycle Triggers Might Be Cancer Drug Targets14 years, 12 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.