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A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger a hidden mechanism that prompts cells to commit suicide. Some scientists believe that this could be used as a new method of cancer treatment.
“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, shooting yourself and jumping off a building all at the same time...You cannot survive.”
Peter and his team found sequences in the human genome that possess this capability when converted into small double-stranded RNA molecules. It’s thought that the mechanism is an ancient technique that cells used to eliminate cancer before the advent of the adaptive immune system, many millions of years ago.
Peter found that small interfering RNAs were capable of killing cancer cells, as well as fulfilling their intended purpose of suppressing gene activity. All the genes necessary for cell survival are eliminated, with very little effect on normal cells.
“Our research may be tapping into one of nature’s original kill switches, and we hope the impact will affect many cancers,” said Peter. “Our findings could be disruptive.”
Our research may be tapping into one of nature’s original kill switches, and we hope the impact will affect many cancers,” said Peter. “Our findings could be disruptive.”
originally posted by: FamCore
a reply to: 727Sky
I talked to a doctor friend who called the treating physician... His report to me was the cancer had spread to her bones and was not only in her arm and breast but was also in her pelvic area.
The doctor committed a HIPAA violation FYI
originally posted by: SR1TX
Cancer is already curable in most forms.
Human greed to keep that suppressed, is not.