Compound with selectivity for cancer cells without p53 identified

ANGEWANDE CHEMIE. | August 20, 2018

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A compound that is attracted to cancer cells without the protective p53 gene has been identified by scientists at the University of Huddersfield. This compound contains ruthenium and whilst it is attracted to the ‘vulnerable’ cancer cells, it leaves healthy cells untouched, with little to no damage. This could mean that the chemical may not produce, or could significantly reduce, side effects usually associated with cancer treatments and chemotherapy.

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