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Scientists stop colon cancer growth in mice by blocking just one enzyme

Press release from EurekAlert | September 30, 2006

In cell culture experiments, scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Texas at Arlington determined that stopping the activity of a single enzyme called aldose reductase could shut down the toxic network of biochemical signals that promotes inflammation and colon cancer cell growth.




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