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Journal of Biological Chemistry Archives

New approach may halt glioblastoma’s ability to grow

Jan. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered a “backdoor” approach to blocking an enzyme that fuels the growth of glioblastoma, the most common and most fatal form of brain cancer.

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Neurotransmitter’s role in bone balance

Nov. 7, 2013—Removal of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine from the space outside cells plays an important role in the regulation of bone remodeling.

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Carcinogenic chemicals cramp DNA

Nov. 21, 2012—Researchers have determined how a DNA lesion caused by exposure to chemicals may spark cancer formation.

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