Specific Gene, PLK1, Promotes the Spread of Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Specific Gene, PLK1, Promotes the Spread of Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine found that Polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) gene overexpression promotes oncogenic transformation and the migration of prostate cancer cells. The findings point the way to potential new therapeutic avenues for prostate and other cancers. The study, “Polo-like kinase 1 induces epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and promotes epithelial cell motility by activating

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