Published in Cancer Weekly, February 28th, 2012
Researchers have gained better understanding of the workings of two key proteins that control cell division. This process must be carried out accurately to keep cells healthy, and when it goes out of control, it can lead to cancer.
The study, led by the University of Edinburgh, could contribute to the development of new drugs that stop cancerous cells multiplying and so prevent the spread of the disease.
Such treatments - known as anti-mitotic drugs - would have the potential to limit the side-effects...
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