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Old 02-14-2009, 07:11 PM
 
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"When you look at a diseased cell (e.g. a cancer cell) and compare it to a normal cell, you can identify biomarkersóchanges in the abundance of proteins or other biomolecule levelsóin the diseased cell," Smolke said. Her research team has designed molecules that trigger cell death only in the presence of such markers. "A lot of the trick with developing effective therapeutics is the ability to target and localize the therapeutic effect, while minimizing nonspecific side effects," she said.
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Old 02-15-2009, 05:39 AM
 
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Biology is my favorite of the sciences as this is a great story and how exciting to this advance. RNA medicines are definately the medicines of the future.

I read this after your other thread about the auto shocks producing energy as i wish i could rep you on this one instead.
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