A team of researchers from Osaka Metropolitan University in Japan has made an important discovery about kencur ginger, a variety of ginger that grows in Southeast Asia, concluding that it has notable anti-cancer properties. Led by Professor Akiko Kojima of the Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology, the team delved into the molecular components of [...]
Scientific teams from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), the National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) and the Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA), have detected the DNA repair method carried out by tumor cells to resist chemotherapy and other liver cancer treatments. To carry out this research, published in the journal “Cell Reports“, a [...]
Research staff from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the Institute for Protein Design have designed and manufactured new proteins, which are not present in nature, with structures similar to the immunoglobulins of antibodies, which are the proteins used by the system immune system to identify and neutralize foreign bodies such as pathogenic [...]
A research team from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego (USA) has discovered for the first time the enzymatic process that activates the molecule salinosporamide A (also called Marizomb), from a marine microorganism, which is currently in phase III clinical trials for the treatment of brain cancer. The study, published in Nature Chemical [...]
The Hospital Clínic de Barcelona-IDIBAPS has developed a new CAR-T treatment for multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer, with encouraging results: “all patients improve, 75% of them maintain the response and not they have disease progression at 12 months, and 60% have complete remission without residual disease “, says Dr. Fernández de Larrea, [...]
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