Issue Date: January 16, 2017 | Web Date: January 13, 2017
Researchers solve a cancer conundrum
Researchers studying cancer have often observed that as cells become malignant, they often produce fewer proteins overall, and those proteins getting translated don’t match the mRNA present in the cell. A team of researchers led by Elaine Fuchs and Ataman Sendoel at Rockefeller University report an answer to this conundrum.
The team found that skin squamous cell carcinomas—which are among the most common and life-threatening cancers worldwide—hijack the ribosome by forcing the . . .
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