Monthly Archives: December 2011

Combining Two Peptide Inhibitors Might Block Tumor Growth

A new study suggests that combining two experimental anticancer peptide agents might simultaneously block formation of new tumor blood vessels while also inhibiting the growth of tumor cells. This early test of the two agents in a breast cancer model … Continue reading

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Living Vascular Grafts: Pitt Team Grows Arteries With Most Elastic Protein Reported

University of Pittsburgh researchers have grown arteries that exhibit the elasticity of natural blood vessels at the highest levels reported, a development that could overcome a major barrier to creating living-tissue replacements for damaged arteries, the team reports in the … Continue reading

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