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Peptide Capable of Switching On Death Pathways in CA Cells, Cardiff University Study


10/18/2013 7:32:22 AM

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Researchers at Cardiff University have created a peptide (a small piece of protein), linked to a light-responsive dye, capable of switching 'on' death pathways in cancer cells. The peptide remains inactive until exposed to external light pulses which convert it into a cell death signal.

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