New target to stop cancer growth uncovered

Posted by on June 21, 2018 2:14 pm
Categories: health

Researchers have discovered that a protein called Munc13-4 helps cancer cells secrete large numbers of exosomes — tiny, membrane-bound packages containing proteins and RNAs that stimulate tumor progression. The study could lead to new therapies that stop tumor growth and metastasis by halting exosome production.

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