OA Resources

open source tools, software and platforms for scholar-led approaches to open access.

The fight against cancer: The promise of HIF-1 inhibitors

The fight against cancer: The promise of HIF-1 inhibitors

Ritwika Roy
Tue, 03/05/2019 – 09:55

Body

Tumor hypoxia, a characteristic feature of advanced solid tumors,  is considered as a potential therapeutic problem for cancer therapy. Scientists at Dongguk University have put together an exhaustive summary of what we know about chemicals that inhibit the action of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1), a protein that is the master regulator of the tumor microenvironment.