Genes Discovered That Can Slow Cell Division And May Fight Cancer

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 06:00 AM EST

... Cancer cells differ from normal cells in, among other things, the way they divide. When a normal cell complies with a signal telling it to divide, it also begins to activate a "braking system" that eventually stops cell division and returns the cell to a resting state. When that braking system is faulty, uncontrolled cell division and the growth of cancer can result. [click link for full article] ...