The mammalian target of rapamycin, a drug originally developed to prevent immunosuppression, is mTOR. mTOR is one of the most critical proteins in the control of cell proliferation, including cancer. … Continue Reading Study identifies mTOR pathway that controls cancer proliferation via nutrients.
Since their discovery in the 1950s, transfer RNAs (tRNAs) have been best known for their role in helping the cell make proteins from messenger RNA templates. However, recent studies have … Continue Reading Researchers discover new species of tRNA responsible for sex-biased cancer proliferation.
Scientists at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) discovered a mechanism that promotes the progression of medulloblastoma, the most common brain tumour found in children. The team found … Continue Reading New discovery could prevent the development of brain tumours in children.