TITLE

NEWS FROM THE LAB: Cancer Drug Has Promise for Progeria

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Bioworld Week;10/13/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about farnesylation, which is regarded by geneticist Francis Collins as part of normal biology. It is stated that farnesylation of progerin causes nuclear instability and wreak havoc on cells throughout the body. It was found out that Zarnestra was able to prevent the development of heart disease to some degree when mice were treated from the time they were weaned.
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34835721

 

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