New Cancer Therapy

Researchers in a recently conducted study have identified a glue-like substance that can make cancer treatment easier. The study gave as example the reaction soap has to a sink full of greasy water, how as soon as the soap hits water, the grease recoils, and retreats to the edges of the sink.
The researchers said the drug could force the proteins to the cell’s membrane (a.k.a., the edge of the sink), and make the cancer cell more vulnerable to chemotherapy. The “glue” is shaped like a dumbbell: at one end is an anchor that sticks to the membrane, and at the other is a molecule that binds to the cancer-promoting proteins. Read more…

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