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Localized signaling islands in cells: New targets for precision drug design

10:00 EDT 22 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

New research overturns long-held views on a basic messaging system within living cells. Key cellular communication machinery is more regionally constrained within the cell than previously thought. The findings suggest new approaches to designing precision drugs. Localizing drug action at a specific 'address' within the cell could mean fewer side effects in treating cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other serious conditions.

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