Small peptides attack ovarian cancer on two fronts, research shows

A peptide modelled after prosaposin, a naturally occurring protein that inhibits tumour metastasis, blocks metastatic ovarian cancer growth in mice, according to a new study. Credit: C. Bickel / Science Translational Medicine (2016) Two forms of a peptide derived from a naturally-occurring human protein can force tumours to shrink significantly in an animal model of metastatic ovarian cancer, according to […]


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