We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

3D Molecular Map Helps Researchers Pinpoint Novel Cancer Treatments

News   Oct 30, 2017 | Original story from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

 
3D Molecular Map Helps Researchers Pinpoint Novel Cancer Treatments

Scientists have solved the 3-D structure of molecular scaffold SgK223, which is known to play a critical role in the development and spread of some aggressive cancers. Armed with the map, the research team is looking at ways of targeting parts of the scaffold molecule critical for its function. They hope the research will lead to novel strategies to target cancer. The research was the result of a long-standing collaboration between researchers Dr Onisha Patel and Dr Isabelle Lucet from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia, and Monash University's Biomedicine Research Institute researcher Professor Roger Daly. Credit: Onisha Patel and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

New Genes Associated With the Leading Cause of Blindness

News

Researchers identify genes associated with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) that could represent new targets for future drug development.

READ MORE

Illegal CRISPR Baby Scientist Scandal: Second Woman Is Pregnant

News

An investigation into gene edited human babies was recently conducted by a special team from Guangdong province.

READ MORE

Stem Cells Grown in Media Free of Animal-derived Compounds

News

Research team finds that mesenchymal progenitors can be grown without use of animal-derived compounds, a requirement for therapeutic applications.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Cancer Research Cell Science Genomics Research Informatics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE