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Antibiotic Novobiocin found to kill tumor cells with DNA-repair glitch

Alan D. D'Andrea, MD
June 17, 2021
An antibiotic developed in the 1950s and largely supplanted by newer drugs, effectively targets and kills cancer cells with a common genetic defect, laboratory research by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists shows. The findings have spurred investigators to open a clinical trial of the drug,...
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