Published in Cancer Weekly, February 8th, 2005
Study 1: A novel microtubule-associated protein (MAP) has been identified in mice.
"Microtubule dynamics is an important factor in cell proliferation and one of the main targets of cancer chemotherapy," oncologists in Japan explained. "Since microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs) are known to influence microtubule stability, study of MAPs may contribute both to knowledge of cancer cell biology and to the production of new anti-cancer drugs."
In a recent study, Y. Jin and colleagues at Nagoya University "identified a new mouse gene which is a...
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