Published in Cancer Weekly, May 8th, 2007
In the March online issue of the journal Blood, investigators reported that the new proteasome inhibitor, NPI-0052, not only successfully kills leukemia cells, but also shows greater efficacy than its predecessor bortezomib when combined with other agents in animal models.
According to researchers, proteasomes clean out mutated or damaged proteins within cells, which promotes cell growth and...
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