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Killing Cancer Cells by Blocking Access to the Nucleus

News   Sep 29, 2020 | Original story from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

 
Killing Cancer Cells by Blocking Access to the Nucleus

Melanoma cells create more nuclear pores (green) than normal cells. The scientists showed that blocking the formation of nuclear pores selectively killed cancer cells, revealing a new Achilles heel for cancer that may lead to better treatments for aggressive tumors such as melanoma, leukemia and colorectal cancer. Credit: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

 
 
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