Published in Cancer Weekly, August 31st, 2004
"We have previously shown that oligonucleotides designed to bind in triplex fashion to a specific p53 binding site homology inhibit the proliferation of colon cancer cells in vitro. The present study was designed to extend these observations in an in vivo model. HCT 116 human colon carcinoma cells were injected subcutaneously into Ncr nude mice and tumors formed at one to two weeks," investigators in the United States report.
"Tumors were injected daily for 14 days with either triplex forming oligonucleotide (Hoog 1), a scrambled Hoog 1 oligonucleotide (Hoog3) as control, or...
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