Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, October 20th, 2006
"The c-Myc transcription factor is a key regulator of cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis. While deregulation of myc induces programmed cell death, defects in the apoptotic program facilitate Myc-driven tumor development," researchers in Sweden reported.
"We have treated c-Myc inducible mouse cells and rat fibroblasts with different c-myc status with cytotoxic drugs to explore the effect of c-Myc on drug-induced apoptosis. We found that c-Myc overexpression potentiated etoposide, doxorubicin-, and cisplatin-induced cell...
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