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Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society

AT Synthase

Caption: In a finding that could lead to more effective anti-cancer medication, scientists exposed breast cancer cells to a substance that blocks a protein called ATP synthase. The cancer cells were killed while normal ones were preserved.

Credit: Courtesy of Hsin-Yi Chang and Hsueh-Fen Juan

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 26, 2008

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