Protein that stops cells dying

Prof. Assaf Friedler of the Hebrew University and Prof. Atan Gross of the Weizmann Institute have discovered a peptide tBID that is key to cell death. They have also been able to mimic tBID’s behaviour with another peptide MTCH2, which “could lead to new approaches to treating cancer.”
http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/30724-Scientists-find-new-way-induce-programmed-cell-death-that-could-lead-potential-cancer-therapies.html
http://www.jbc.org/content/287/18/15016.abstract

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