Channel 8: Vet medicine study shows fruit flies might hold the secret to tumor suppression

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Jianzhong Yu, associate professor of anatomy and physiology, studied what these proteins’ functions are and why they could suppress tumors. He said that these two proteins can act as a brake to slow the growth of the cells. Professor Yu also believes that this study could be applicable to animals, which is good news for our furry friends. A graduate student, who worked on the study as well, shows how to break down the cells and collect their data.

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