[MOL] Snake venom slows breast tumor growth [02961] Medicine On Line

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[MOL] Snake venom slows breast tumor growth

BOSTON, Aug.  27 (UPI) - Copperhead snake venom may someday be

the source of drugs that can dramatically slow the growth rate of

breast tumors.  Scientists told the national meeting of the

American Chemical Society in Boston Wednesday a protein in the

venom retards the growth rate of breast tumors in mice by up to

70 percent.



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