Deep-sea creatures yield treasure trove of cancer drugs

@article{OHanlon2005DeepseaCY,
  title={Deep-sea creatures yield treasure trove of cancer drugs},
  author={Leslie Harris O'Hanlon},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={698-698}
}
An expedition to the Republic of Palau in Micronesia has led to the discovery that microbes inside a bright green creature that lives in tropical oceans produce peptides that can kill cancer cells. Oceans are thought to be home to a treasure trove of chemicals that could be developed into drugs to treat debilitating illnesses such as cancer, chronic pain and arthritis. The sea squirt Lissoclinum patella is a tunicate—meaning that it has a thick secreted covering like a tunic—that clings to… 
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