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Freeze-frames of enzymes in action have implications for a new cancer treatment concept

07/05/2017

Graphic of how a key development regulator is regulated; Copyright: Joshua-Tor lab, CSHL

Using x-ray crystallography, Joshua-Tor's team has captured the equivalent of freeze-frames of enzymes called TUTases in two different modes. TUTase enzymes interact with let-7, a regulator of development; targeting them could help control certain cancers; © Joshua-Tor lab, CSHL