Promising new drug developed by department, stops spread of melanoma by 90%

  • Jan 6, 2017

scientists in labfrom MSU TODAY:

"The man-made, small-molecule drug compound goes after a gene’s ability to produce RNA molecules and certain proteins in melanoma tumors. This gene activity, or transcription process, causes the disease to spread but the compound can shut it down. Up until now, few other compounds of this kind have been able to accomplish this."

 

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