Cancer

New pathway for cell communication discovered

Small lipid vesicles known as extracellular vesicles are of great interest to cell scientists since it has been discovered that they mediate intercellular communication.

Cancer

Advancing therapy by measuring the 'games' cancer cells play

Despite rapid advances in targeted therapies for cancer, tumors commonly develop resistance to treatment. When resistance emerges, tumor cells continue to grow unchecked, despite all attempts to slow cancer progression. While ...

Cancer

Colorectal cancer cells killed by assassin antibody, team finds

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in North America and is often diagnosed at an advanced stage, after it has spread to other parts of the body. Patients with advanced colorectal cancer generally ...

Medical research

A ratiometric fluorescence probe for cisplatin

NUS chemists have developed a novel ratiometric fluorescence probe for studying cellular activity of the clinically important anticancer drug cisplatin for next generation drug development.

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