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Making Cancer Self-Destruct

Making Cancer Self-Destruct

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions have created synthetic ion transporters that can cause cancer cells to self-destruct by ferrying sodium and chloride ions into the cancer cells, confirming a two-decades-old hypothesis that could point the way to new anticancer drugs while also benefitting patients with cystic fibrosis. This work, which we describe here, has gotten a fair bit of press, including a spot in Spanish on Univision Austin!

Here are some links to the news coverage:

Univision Austin Television Interview
Science Daily
Phys.Org
e Science News
San Antonio Express-News
Houston Chronicle
Gizmag
Outer Places
Daily Texan

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