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April 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic researchers use zebrafish to identify potential treatment for pediatric cancer

By Nicole Ferrara Nicole Ferrara (@nicoleferrara)

Using a novel zebrafish model, Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a molecule called GAB2 that is highly represented in the malignant cells of many patients with neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature neural cells found in several areas of the body. The researchers believe that overexpression of GAB2 signals the activation of […]

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Tags: brain cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Shizhen (Jane) Zhu, zebrafish

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