Three is the magic number: A chain reaction required to prevent tumor formation

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 13:01 in Health & Medicine

Protein p53 is known for controlling the life and death of a cell and has a key role in cancer research. P53 is known to be inactive in 50 percent of cancer patients. If researchers succeed in re-establishing the presence of p53 in patients, they may hold the key to a promising avenue of research. However, p53 does not act alone.

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