Published in Cancer Weekly, September 16th, 2003
"Tumor vasculature is hyperpermeable to macromolecules compared to normal vasculature; however, the relationship between tumor hyperpermeability and tumor progression is poorly understood. Here we show that a cell-permeable peptide derived from caveolin-1, termed cavtratin, reduces microvascular hyperpermeability and delays tumor progression in mice," scientists in the United States report.
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