The hurdle now is to find drugs that deactivate the Myc gene in humans. Felsher experiments worked because the group. A modified Myc gene could create responsive to doxycycline To ensure that work the same trick in human cancers, researchers need a drug that binds to the Myc protein and makes it unusable.
If the labeled cells they mice, they quickly formed liver cancer. Feeding the mice doxycycline off again Myc and eliminated the cancer.But this time the researchers could easily detect the cells because of their green label. In humans. Color, they looked like normal liver cells and produced liver proteins. These cells were proof that turning off the Myc gene changes the cell fate, rather than from outright killing. Continue reading “The hurdle now is to find drugs that deactivate the Myc gene in humans.”