Medical research

Enhancing hypoxia-activated prodrug anticancer therapy

Hypoxia-activated prodrugs (HAPs) have the potential to activate specifically in hypoxic tumors and eliminate tumor cells, which has brought new opportunities for safe and effective anticancer therapy. However, their therapeutic ...


Gene editing precisely repairs immune cells

Some hereditary genetic defects cause an exaggerated immune response that can be fatal. Using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool, such defects can be corrected, thus normalizing the immune response, as researchers led by Klaus ...

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Cytotoxicity is the quality of being toxic to cells. Examples of toxic agents are a chemical substance, an immune cell or some types of venom (e.g. from the puff adder or brown recluse spider).

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