Niemann-Pick disease type C2 protein induces autophagy and inhibits growth in FM3A breast cancer cells.

Abstract

Some peptides that are highly conserved between insects and mammals have anti-tumor action. Screening for inhibitors of cell growth from animal fluids may provide useful clues to anti-tumor drugs. Inducers of autophagy also have anti-tumor activity. The current authors recently studied a protein found in silkworm hemolymph, Niemann-Pick disease type C2… (More)
DOI: 10.5582/ddt.2015.01014

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