Violet Extract Boosts Brain Cancer Drug’s Performance

But there isn’t enough of it to do more tests

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Cyclotides are small, ring-shaped proteins produced by plants to defend them from certain insect pests and bacteria. Now, scientists say they could also help boost the effectiveness of chemo drugs for treating brain cancer.



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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