Tag: "upsets" at biology news
Prostate cancer uses Wnt signaling proteins to promote growth of bone tumors
...ted the U-M study. "When a tumor forms in bone, it upsets
this balance." Several types of cancer metastasize to bone, according to Keller, but most of them tip the balance toward destruction ?producing what scientists call osteolytic lesions, or holes in the bone. Prostate cancer is unique in its ability t...
The dangerous legacy of lead
...ntinuing research is aimed at discovering how lead upsets
the balance of cells charged with protecting us." Graduate student David G. Farrer, of the Department of Environment Medicine, who established that T cell function was targeted by lead, performed the laboratory work. Farrer also has shown that anoth...
UC Davis study finds HIV hiding from drugs in gut, preventing immune recovery
... disrupts tissue function, promotes cell death and upsets
the normal balance of gut flora. They also found that the activity of genes that control and promote mucosal repair and regeneration were suppressed, while the genes responsible for the inflammatory response were more active than in normal tissue. ...