Topic List : Chemical biology
Scientists discover gene's novel role in several types of cancers
Scientists have found a gene that inadvertently promotes cancer growth. Blocking its expression could help prevent the growth of many types of tumors.
Small molecule might help reduce cancer in at-risk population, study finds
Scientists have shown that small molecules can “hijack” enzyme function in mice, suggesting a possible preventive mechanism for alcohol-related cancers in an at-risk population.
New drug promises relief for inflammatory pain, scientists say
Researchers have discovered that a compound they developed could potentially serve as a painkiller, with particular utility for East Asians with an alcohol-metabolizing enzyme mutation.