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CM-led team identifies structure of tumor-suppressing protein


August 20, 2015

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An international group of researchers led by Carnegie Mellon (CM) University physicists Mathias Lösche and Frank Heinrich have established the structure of an important tumor suppressing protein, phosphatase and tensin homolog. Their findings provide new insights into how the protein regulates cell growth and how mutations in the gene that encodes the protein can lead to cancer.Full Story

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Carnegie Mellon University

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