Tag: "suppressors" at medical news
Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now
...inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, immune system suppressors
and antibiotics. Biologic agents selectively target key inflammatory processes involved in the development of a disease in this case infliximab blocks the bodys inflammation response. Its side-effects can include upper respiratory infections and o...
Reactivated Genes Cause Tumors to Shrink (or) Disappear
... see if the same approach will also work for tumor suppressors
other than p53. Source-Eurekalert SRI...
Simple Test Detects Genetic Signs of Lung Cancer in a Patient’s Sputu
...ed to check whether two genes believed to be tumor suppressors
are deleted in cells found in sputum, identified 76 percent of stage I lung cancer patients whose tumors also showed the same genetic loss. Existing sputum “cytology” tests, which look for changes in cell structure, identified only 47 percent of the ...
Pair of MicroRNA Molecules Controls Major Oncogene in Most Common Leukemia
...tranded RNA molecules that can act either as tumor suppressors
or oncogenes. They can block transcription of genes by stopping them from producing messenger RNA or can inhibit translation of the genes by blocking production of proteins from messenger RNA, according to Pekarsky. Earlier this year the investigator...
Colgate To Develop Anti-Cancer Toothpastes And Mouthwashes
...range of molecular therapeutics that include tumor suppressors
such as p53, mda-7, and FUS1. The company is in an advanced stage of developing INGN 234, a mouthwash designed to deliver the p53 tumor suppressor for the prevention of a pre-cancerous condition called Leukoplakia as well as oral cancer. David G. Nan...