TITLE

Researchers identify potential molecular target to prevent growth of cancer cells

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/26/2011, Vol. 21, p583
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study which shows that protein fortilin promotes growth of cancer cells by binding to and rendering inert protein p53, a known umor suppressor.
ACCESSION #
69752080

 

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