LI study: Cancer gene has role in stroke
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Few genes are more important in human cancers than the infinitesimal molecule known as p53. It is known to provide robust protection from cancer, but when mutated, allows tumors to flourish.
Now, in a landmark study, Long Island scientists have found that p53 also plays a surprising -- and prominent -- role in strokes.
The finding is so important that the editors of the prestigious journal...