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Alessio Ciulli of University of Dundee - Published

Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Megan Grant
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Scientists at the University of Dundee have reported a major breakthrough in targeting the causes of many diseases, using a `kiss of death' to destroy proteins which had previously been regarded as 'undruggable'.

Much is known about proteins such as Ras and Myc which are known to be culpable in human cancer, and Huntingtin, which causes Huntingdon's disease, but as yet they have proved stubbornly resistant to efforts to find ways of tackling them with drugs.



Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-death-drug-undruggable.html#jCp

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