Elephant clue to cancer treatment

A US study says elephants have low rates of cancer because they have 20 copies of the P53 tumor-suppressing gene, whereas humans have only two. Now Professor Avi Schroeder from Israel’s Technion is to use nanotechnology to send the P53 gene to fight tumors in the human body.

http://pard.technion.ac.il/2015/10/22/elephants-harbor-powerful-cancer-preventing-genes/

 

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