Genetically engineered probiotics to turn vegetables into cancer-killing agents

Imagine recruiting a strain of gut bacteria to help target and kill cancer cells in your colon? A team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is doing exactly that - genetically modifying a common type of gut bacteria so it locks onto colorectal cancer cells and turns a substance found in broccoli into a cancer-killing toxin... Continue Reading Genetically engineered probiotics to turn vegetables into cancer-killing agents Category: Science Tags: Bacteria Cancer Vegetables Related Articles: Need another reason to eat your broccoli? Science just found one Creating a broccoli for all seasons to hedge against climate change 3D-printable AstroGro system to foster astronauts' green thumbs Earthworms can thrive and reproduce in Martian soil simulants Cognitive decline may be slowed by

Genetically engineered probiotics to turn vegetables into cancer-killing agents

Imagine recruiting a strain of gut bacteria to help target and kill cancer cells in your colon? A team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is doing exactly that - genetically ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Gizmag

With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the developed world. Although the five-year survival rates for earlier stages of this cancer are relatively high, at later stages, survival ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away, Wed 10 Jan 18 from ScienceDaily

With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away, Wed 10 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

Scientists Use Bacteria, Broccoli to Treat Colorectal Cancer

Cancer sucks. But researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) may have found a piece to the puzzling cure. A team from the NUS Medicine Lab are using a cocktail of bacteria […] The ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Geek.com

Broccoli Nutrient May Target Colon Cancer Cells

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. Lifestyle habits play a big role, as it has been estimated that ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Emaxhealth

The Science You Should Have Heard About This Week: Broccoli Yogurt Edition

I have been trying to steer away from bad science news in an effort to safeguard my stomach lining. However, I completely failed a couple of weeks ago when an especially improbably headline ...

Sun 14 Jan 18 from Science Blog

The Science You Should Have Heard About This Week: Broccoli Yogurt Edition, Sun 14 Jan 18 from Science Blog

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