News tagged with cell lines

Ecstasy derivative targets blood cancers

(Medical Xpress) -- A team of UWA researchers have found they may be able to alter the club drug ‘ecstasy’ to kill certain types of blood cancers at the same time boosting the potency and reducing ...

Oct 06, 2011
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Staking out unknown genomic territory

Scientists have long known that the human genome is incredibly complex. However, after almost 10 years of hard work, a team of more than 400 scientists at 32 research institutions worldwide has finally made ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Cancer cells don't take 'drunken' walks through the body

Because of results seen in flat lab dishes, biologists have believed that cancers cells move through the body in a slow, aimless fashion, resembling an intoxicated person who cannot walk three steps in a straight line. This ...

Mar 11, 2014
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