Going to ‘Wars’ against cancer, heart disease

Posted by on July 8, 2016 12:17 pm
Categories: health

The gene Wars2 has been found to be involved in angiogenesis — blood vessel formation, which is important in ensuring that all parts of the body get nutrients to sustain life — report scientists. Rats and zebrafish where Wars2 was inhibited had impaired blood vessel formation. Treatments for cancer and diabetic eye disease may be developed to target Wars2 and inhibit blood vessel formation, they explain.

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