08 Sep '11, 5am

Scientists in Singapore have found a new way to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer

Scientists here have found a new way to target an enzyme to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer. The discovery by the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) has been published in the journal, Molecular Cell. The finding paves the way for the development of a more effective treatment strategy for aggressive breast cancers associated with the enzyme, EZH2, said the GIS, which comes under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research. Too much of this enzyme's activity is known to promote cancer by putting a brake on some important tumour suppressors. The team, led by GIS senior group leader Qiang Yu, discovered that besides inhibiting tumour suppressor genes, EZH2 is also able to promote cancer through the activation of specific genes. Dr Yu said this new understanding on how EZH2 works has important therapeutic implication...

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