Category Archives : Cancer

Researchers Target HER1 Receptor for Peptide Cancer Vaccine

Researchers Target HER1 Receptor for Peptide Cancer Vaccine, Therapeutic Agents Small proteins called peptides that consist of 10 to 50 amino acids are being studied as cancer vaccines and as possibly safer, more effective and less costly alternatives to the […]

Cancer-Killing Peptides

ScienceDaily (May 26, 2011) — Researchers from Aalto University have found the mechanism of action for cancer-cell-killing peptides. This breakthrough is expected to lead to better medication, in particular better treatments for leukemia, skin cancer, and infections caused by multi-resistant […]

Lung Cancer Peptide Vaccine

The First Ever Lung Cancer Vaccine from Cuba From the island nation known for the quality of its cigars comes some pretty big news today: Xinhua reports that Cuban medical authorities have released the first therapeutic vaccine for lung cancer. […]

New Pepide Techniques Spur Cancer Drugs

New Techniques for Stapling Peptides Could Spur Development of Drugs for Cancer ScienceDaily (Feb. 9, 2011) — Researchers at the University at Buffalo have devised two new ways of “stapling” peptide helices to prevent these medically important molecules from losing […]