Navigation Links
Suppression of Enzyme Delays a Type of Breast Cancer

Canadian researchers have disclosed that suppression of an enzyme called PTP1B stalls the advancement of a specific type of breast cancer//. This study was conducted on laboratory mice which were genetically modified to develop into a breast cancer condition of humans.

This research headed by Michel L.Tremblay along with Sophie Julien of McGill cancer Center, Quebec delayed the advancement of a particular kind of breast cancer linked to ERBB2 gene. In this case, the breast tumor appeared almost eight weeks later and lung metastases did not happen. In some mice cancer did not develop at all.

On the other hand, when the enzyme PTP1B was expressed it resulted in the development of cancer. Understanding of the relationship between this enzyme and breast cancer is likely to go a long way in treatment of this disease.

Clinical trials of a drug with inhibitory reaction to this protein are underway. There is already a research finding which claims that diabetes 2 and obesity can be treated by this enzyme suppression. In addition to this, PTP1B inhibitors have been developed by drug companies too.

Testing of this inhibitor on humans could begin by 2008. These inhibitors alone or along with another drug could be used in the treatment of breast cancer patients. Currently Herceptin or Trastuzumab is being used.

According to these scientists though there is lot of work to be done in this field, this finding is sure to have a positive impact on further research in this topic.


JYT
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Adrenal Suppression not predicted by inhaled corticosteroids
2. Transplant Cures Rats’ Type 2 Diabetes without Need for Immune Suppression Drug
3. Long-time Gastric Acid Suppression Does Not Increase The Risk Of Cancer
4. Should Menstrual Suppression Be a Lifestyle Choice?
5. Enzyme may be target for obesity drugs
6. Researchers trick Alzheimers Enzyme
7. Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells
8. Enzyme may aid hold back disease
9. Enzyme help destroy cancer cell
10. Enzyme Associated with Memory
11. Enzyme Associated With Memory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/5/2016)... (NEW YORK, New York) , ... (PRWEB) May 05, 2016 , ... ... partnership with healthcare talent acquisition startup, HireNurses, on the eve of National Nurses ... for job seeking nurses and healthcare employers. With their enrollment into the Talent Tech ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Chronic stress can have a silent, ... can weaken the immune system and increase inflammation, both of which raise the risk ... adult congenital heart disease program at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. Chronic stress also can ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... T.E.N., a technology and ... May 3, at the 2016 ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards Gala at ... Chief Security Officer of HMS, was selected as the Information Security Executive® of ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... If ... or stretch marks on your skin, you may want to consider a treatment that ... MD, of Advanced Dermatology P.C. , Microneedling, also known as skin needling, ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Pigment Laser Tattoo Removal Center is proud to be the ... laser, the first 4-wavelenth picosecond laser to receive FDA Clearance. This new laser ... the market. Jeremy Miller, Tattoo Artist and former reality show contestant on Spike ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... acquired a major investment from Sino-German High-Tech Fund to further expand product development, strengthen its disease modeling capabilities and ... ... ... ... ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... OSWEGO, Ore. , May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... endovascular medical technology, today announced Food and Drug ... cardiac resynchronization defibrillator that provides heart failure patients ... scans. Iperia devices also have remote monitoring with ... that adapts the heart rate in response to ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... --  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it is celebrating Hepatitis Awareness Month with ... who tell their personal story and encourage those at risk to get tested and begin ... ... ... Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: