Published in Cancer Weekly, April 19th, 2005
Study 1: Antisense CK2 causes prostate cancer cells to self-destruct.
According to published research from the United States, "protein serine/threonine kinase CK2 (formerly casein kinase 2) is a ubiquitous protein kinase that plays key roles in cell growth, proliferation, and survival. We have shown previously that its molecular down-regulation induces apoptosis in cancer cells in culture. Here, we have employed a xenograft model of prostate cancer to extend these studies to determine whether antisense CK2alpha evokes a similar response in vivo."
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