A Unique Amino Acid for Brain Cancer Therapy

News   Jun 26, 2017 | Original story from OIST

 
A Unique Amino Acid for Brain Cancer Therapy

Once delivered into the body, the Ru-complexes accumulate in tumor cell lysosomes, which are sacs that are present inside of all cells. A light source, such as a laser, activates the complexes, which then generate ROS, and this in turn causes the cells to die—necrosis or apoptosis. Credit: OIST

 

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