Medical research

Metabolic response behind reduced cancer cell growth

Researchers from Uppsala University show in a new study that inhibition of the protein EZH2 can reduce the growth of cancer cells in the blood cancer multiple myeloma. The reduction is caused by changes in the cancer cells' ...

Oncology & Cancer

A hidden route for fatty acids can make cancers resistant to therapy

Fatty acid metabolism is an essential process in tumor growth and proliferation. Despite attempts to block fatty acid metabolism as a therapeutic strategy to reduce tumor size and growth, the outcome has not always been positive. ...

Neuroscience

A new hope in treating neurodegenerative disease

Korean researchers have identified the inhibition of autophagy in microglia, brain immune cells. It is expected to help develop treatments for Alzheimer's disease which occur due to the inhibition of autophagy.

Oncology & Cancer

Regulation and potential drug targets of tumor-associated Tregs

According to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), there will be 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths worldwide in 2018. Cancer is a serious disease that affects people all over the world. And ...

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Inhibitor

Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.

Inhibitor or inhibition may refer to:

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