Published in Cancer Weekly, July 27th, 2004
Colorectal and hepatocellular carcinomas are among the leading causes of cancer deaths worldwide, and yet selective treatments remain elusive.
To understand the mechanisms underlying these cancers, Yusuke Nakamura and colleagues University of Tokyo, writing in the August 2004 issue of Nature Cell Biology, looked for genes that are up-regulated in these malignancies; they discovered that SMYD3 is overexpressed in the majority of colorectal and hepatocellular...
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