Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 27th, 1999
The protein, dubbed herstatin, blocks the HER-2 signaling activity that causes tumor cells to grow, ultimately killing those cells. The findings are reported in the September issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
"This particular gene, HER-2, has such a clear-cut role in breast cancer that if you can inhibit its biochemical activity, you should be able to control the cancer," said Gail Clinton, PhD, associate...
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