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(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Study reveals how neutrophils, the most common white blood cells, can be 'hijacked' by cancer cells and used to promote metastasis. Their astonishing weapon appropriated by cancer cells is a lattice of toxin-studded DNA, ejected from an activated neutrophil when it detects a threat. CSHL scientists tested an enzyme-based therapy to degrade the nets and limit metastasis in mice.NEXT ARTICLE
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
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