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Old 12-15-2009, 04:53 PM   #1
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Default Fish-Killing Toxin Could Kill Cancer Cells

Fish-Killing Toxin Could Kill Cancer Cells
ScienceDaily
Oct. 4, 2009

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/10/091002104022.htm
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A powerful fish-killing toxin could have cancer-killing properties as well, according to collaborative research led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Paul V. Zimba and chemist Peter Moeller of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The toxin, called euglenophycin, has a molecular structure similar to that of solenopsin, an alkaloid from fire ant venom known to inhibit tumor development.

The findings were published online in July in the journal Toxicon...
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