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Cancer spread enzyme found

9th March 2009

Scientists from the Institute of Cancer Research say they have found the enzyme responsible for how cancer metastasises through the body.

The enzyme, known as LOX, transmits signals which allow cancer to prepare parts of the body for a new invasion. Lead researcher Dr Janine Erler described the finding as "the crucial missing piece in the jigsaw that scientists have been searching for."

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Article Information

Title: Cancer spread enzyme found
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10519
Date Added: 9th Mar 2009


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