TITLE

Radioactive tracer drives cells to suicide

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Ian
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/7/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1798, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on research at the University of Queensland Medical School and the Queensland University of Technology in Australia which claims that phosphorus-32, a radioisotope commonly used as a tracer, is actually killing cells. Description of their experiments; Criticism of their results; The team's examination of ways to activate apoptosis in tumor cells.
ACCESSION #
9202031621

 

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