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Secret to lung cancer development revealed

Researchers from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre have found that the overproduction of a protein called Pirh2 can cause a reduced activity of the protein p53. p53 is a high level tumour suppressor so itís removal increases the risk of lung cancer development. By targeting the excess Pirh2, scientists may be able to reduce the risk of lung cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health India

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About: Secret to lung cancer development revealed

Date: 17 November 2004

Source: Health India

URL: http://news.newkerala.com/india-news/?action=fullnews&id=43075

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