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Scientists Identify New Therapeutic Target for Treatment of Cancer Cells

by Kathy Jones on  October 24, 2011 at 7:55 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
A cell cycle-regulated mechanism behind the conversion of normal cells into cancerous cells has been identified by researchers.
 Scientists Identify New Therapeutic Target for Treatment of Cancer Cells
Scientists Identify New Therapeutic Target for Treatment of Cancer Cells
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The study, by the NYU Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated cancer center at NYU Langone Medical Center, shows the significant role that protein networks can play in a cell leading to the development of cancer.

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The study results suggest that inhibition of the CK1 enzyme may be a new therapeutic target for the treatment of cancer cells formed as a result of a malfunction in the cell's mTOR signaling pathway.

The study has been published in the journal Molecular Cell.

Source: ANI
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