LACTB, a new molecule for cancer suppression!

There are more than 200 different types of cancer that affect different parts of the human body. However, the incidents of certain cancer types are higher than the rest e.g. breast, colon and lung cancers occur more commonly. Cancer cells have characteristics that differ from non-cancerous cells. Cancer cells are proliferative, undifferentiated and use glycolysis... Continue Reading →


A substantial step towards eliminating HIV infection!?

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus and is the causative organism for AIDS. The virus gets spread through body fluids and attacks the immune system, specifically CD4+ helper T cells. Over time, HIV destroys so many of these cells that the body can’t fight off infections and disease. Untreated, HIV reduces the number these cells (helper... Continue Reading →

Cancer Review from NATURE (9th March)

This week’s edition covered leukemia, pancreatic cancer, and liver cancer In the first article that we will be talking about in this week’s review, the author talked about the identification of the regulatory protein ENL in a form of leukemia that provides insight into transcriptional regulation and highlights potential avenues for therapy. Leukemia, as we... Continue Reading →

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