Indian American have Genetically Engineered Edible Cottonseed
...of protein, but the presence of the toxic chemical gossypol
makes them unfit for human consumption.
To remove gossypol
from cottonseeds, Keerti Rathore and colleagues fr...nterference to disrupt a key gene for synthesizing gossypol
in developing seeds, according to an article publi...
Rolling Stones Guitarist Wants Chemotherapy
...ach is that the normal ...
Reference: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy ... gossypol
helps in chemotherapy of neck and head cancer. Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more ...
Compound from cottonseed for neck and head cancers
...gan Comprehensive Cancer Center had found that the chemical compound called gossypol
regulates the protein called Bcl-xL, which is found over-expressed in the c...0%. The treated cell cultures of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma with gossypol
compound have also been seen to inhibit the growth of tumors.
Compound from Chinese medicine shows promise in head and neck cancer
...d (-)-gossypol, a compound derived from a component of Chinese medicine.
comes from cottonseed and was once used in China as a male contraceptive. M..., it's been tested as a cancer treatment. Wang found the negative isomer of gossypol
binds at a site to block the active Bcl-xL protein. A prior study conducted...