Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 26th, 2000
The report, in the October 2000 issue of Nature Medicine, describes how a compound called sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), which blocks the activity of a cell-death-associated molecule called ceremide, preserved ovarian egg cells and fertility in female mice exposed to levels of radiotherapy that otherwise would have destroyed their ovaries. The researchers expect that the same protection...
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