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Key powerhouse enzyme linked to cancer development

 
  May, 21 2002 1:54
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Key powerhouse enzyme linked to cancer development

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered that an enzyme found in a tumor cell's energy center has a special relationship with a gene that controls cancer cell growth and death. Their findings, published in the May 14 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may offer a road map to anti-cancer therapies designed to manipulate the genetic pathway that switches the enzyme on and off.

Contact:
Vanessa Wasta
wastava@jhmi.edu
410-955-1287
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


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