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CRISPR Study Reveals Errors in Earlier Cancer Research

News   Feb 23, 2018 | Original Story by Chris Palmer for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 
CRISPR Study Reveals Errors in Earlier Cancer Research

The growth of human colon cancer cells (raised in culture) is unaffected by presence or absence of MELK. Top row: untreated cells; bottom row: cells treated with a MELK inhibitor. Left two columns, control cells; right two columns, cells in which MELK gene has been knocked out. CSHL researchers conclude that MELK is not involved in cancer proliferation. Credit: CSHL

 
 
 

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