African subterranean animal exhibits ‘extraordinary’ cancer resistance

Posted by on June 16, 2016 11:21 am
Categories: health

Naked mole-rats (NMR) are the longest-living rodent species and exhibit extraordinary resistance to cancer. A research team has now found the induced pluripotent stem cells derived from NMR to be non-tumorigenic, shedding new light on their unique anti-cancer mechanism at the molecular level.

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