Enzyme involved in deadly brain tumors identified
One of the most common types of brain tumors in adults, glioblastoma multiforme, is one of the most devastating. Even with recent advances in surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the aggressive and invasive tumors become resistant to treatment, and median survival of patients is only about 15 months. Researchers have now identified an important association between the naturally occurring enzyme Kallikrein 6, also known as KLK6, and the malignant tumors.
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