Items Tagged ‘AKt’

November 16, 2009

Protein Switches from Protector to Aggressor in Tumors

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Researchers have reported that a protein thought to have a chemoprotective effect is actually a cancer promoter.    The study, led by Peter Storz, PhD from Mayo Clinic in Florida, builds on earlier findings from collaborating author Alex Toke, PhD, associate professor, Department of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. That work demonstrated that AKt, a […]

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