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Cellular senescence as an anti-tumour mechanism

24 June 2010 | By Amancio Carnero, Scientist, Seville Biomedical Research Institute (IBIS/HUVR), Spanish National Research Council

One of the critical steps in human carcinogenesis is cellular immortalisation, a process in which cells must escape senescence and acquire an infinite lifespan. In the absence of immortalisation, although a cell might undergo malignant transformation, it could not proliferate indefinitely. Furthermore, it has been clearly established in vitro and…


Genome-wide High Content Analysis of cellular pathways

23 January 2008 | By

Creating the molecular tools to combat human disease and infection remains the cornerstone activity of the pharmaceutical industry. The methodologies employed to discover new drugs has continually evolved as new biological techniques have emerged1; nevertheless the development of each novel compound is still only realised after many years of careful…