Category Archives: TELOMERE UNCAPPING

Researchers have successfully ‘uncapped’ telomeres in animal lung cancer model.


Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered a new strategy to fight cancer, which is very different from those described to date. Their work shows for the first time that telomeres, the structures protecting the ends of the chromosomes, may represent an effective anti-cancer target.  The team state that by blocking the TRF1 gene, which is

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