Stem Cell Leukemia Cell Link Exposed

02.02.2014

Guardian LV

Published 02 January 2014

New research from the University of California’s San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine has identified a protein that is named, Lis1 that is needed for hematopoietic stem cell formation as well as leukemia cells. The discovery has the potential of being a new target in the treatment of leukemia and may provide more effective methods of chemotherapy as the protein regulates and sustains the cell’s growth.

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