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Encouraging step in cancer drug research

28 August 2012

HYDERABAD: At least 18 of the several thousand synthetic molecules screened for developing cancer drug showed promising results and have been patented by scientists of CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) here.

These molecules have been screened against cancer cell lines in in-vitro experiments and are now being studied in mice at the IICT’s Centre for Chemical Biology, one of the three R&D Centres inaugurated by Governor E.S. L. Narasimhan at IICT on Monday. He listened keenly when the in-charge scientists of the Centres explained the research being carried out by them…..

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article3829662.ece

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Written by csirindia

August 30, 2012 at 4:23 pm

Posted in IICT

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