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Protein kinase can overcome senescence and increase expression of oncogene

Wistar Institute says that research has shown that cancerous cells have a different metabolism — essential chemical and nutritional changes needed for supporting the unlimited growth observed in cancer– than normal cells. 87 more words


Why Late-stage Cancer Patients Often Waste Away

One of the things that often kills cancer patients isn’t just the invasiveness and spread of a tumor but the physical wasting, known as cachexia… 359 more words

Oncogene Inhibitors Market & Pipeline Insight 2015

Oncogenomics is an emerging field that involves screening of genes that may be involved in cancer development. Human genome consists of 23 chromosomal pairs, approximately 20,000- 25,000 genes and 3,234.83 Mb genome size. 1,269 more words

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Researchers identify previous unknown pathway for p53 cancer cell activation.

A common, yet previously undistinguished protein, which is elevated in many late-stage cancers, may play a strategic role in tumour growth through a non-conventional pathway, researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine report in the… 281 more words


The cell is what you imagine it to be: AKT an the FOXO Gang

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“Activated AKT is a well-established survival factor, exerting antiapoptotic activity in part by preventing the release of cytochrome c from the mitochondria. 604 more words


Penn team mine specific ovarian cancer oncogene in 'junk DNA'.

Over the years researchers have made tremendous strides in the understanding and treatment of cancer by searching genomes for links between genetic alterations and disease. 662 more words