Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 26th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "constitutively activated STAT3 is involved in the formation of multiple types of tumors including breast cancer. We examined the effects of Stat3 protein knockdown by RNA interference using a dicistronic lentivirus small hairpin (shRNA) delivery system on the growth of mammary tumors in BALB/c mice induced by the 4T1 cell line."
"A single exposure of 4T1 cells to shRNA/STAT3 lentivirus transduced 75% of the cells with green fluorescent protein (GFP) within 96 hours. In cells selected for GFP expression, neither Stat3 protein nor...
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