Tumori, una molecola sopprime la crescita del melanoma

This photo provided by the American Academy of Dermatology shows a typical presentation of a suspicious mole that eventually was diagnosed as melanoma. Even after regulators updated standards for labeling sunscreen in 2012, tests have shown many provide far less protection than advertised. Thats a worry because too much exposure to the ultraviolet rays produced by the sun, along with summertime heat and visible light, can lead to skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest type. (American Academy of Dermatology via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT [CopyrightNotice: American Academy of Dermatology]

Una molecola, appartenente alla classe dei microRNA e chiamata miR-579-3p, svolge un ruolo importante nel melanoma maligno. Lo ha scoperto il gruppo di ricerca dell’Istituto Pascale di Napoli…

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