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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Inflammation and Cancer

Caption: University of Illinois medical biochemistry professor Lin-Feng Chen (left), postdoctoral researcher Xuewei Wu, biochemistry professor Satish Nair, postdoctoral researcher Zhenhua Zou and their colleagues discovered a mechanism by which the inflammatory protein NF-kappa B is activated and contributes to some cancers.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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