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Vascular Development in Tadpoles (1 of 2)

Caption: This image shows a frog tadpole with normal blood vessel development (fluorescing, top) and a frog tadpole with blood vessel development that was disrupted by the common antifungal medication, thiabendazole (bottom). New research published by Cha et. al. reveals that thiabendazole slows tumor growth and shows promise as a chemotherapy for cancer.

Credit: Hye Ji Cha, The University of Texas at Austin

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