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New powerful anti-cancer drugs inspired by leaf cutter ants

By Maja Bosanac
2 Comments3 July 2013

ants-webResearchers at the University of East Anglia’s School of Biological Sciences are currently developing a new class of anti-cancer drugs that have powerful activity against drug resistant cancer cells. These anti-cancer drugs circumvent a primary cause of resistance to chemotherapy. The study is inspired by leaf cutter ants that belong to the tribe of the… »