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