Researchers Demonstrate Role Of Specific Protein in Prostate Cancer Progression

Researchers Demonstrate Role Of Specific Protein in Prostate Cancer Progression
A recent study by Louisiana State University researchers has found that Rab7, a protein regulating lysosomal traffic, has tumor suppressive properties that can lower the invasion and metastatic potential of prostate cancer cells. Tumor invasion usually requires the secretion of proteolytic enzymes, which can occur via the constitutively active secretion pathway or through lysosome-localized proteases.

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