Scientists Uncover New Therapeutic Target for Treating Colorectal Tumors

Scientists Uncover New Therapeutic Target for Treating Colorectal Tumors
A new study by researchers from Japan and China has revealed that inhibiting DCIR, a C-type lectin receptor protein responsible for maintaining homeostasis in the immune and bone systems, reduces the severity of DSS colitis symptoms and suppresses colorectal tumor growth. These findings could pave the way for therapeutic strategies targeting DCIR for treating colorectal tumors.

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Tokyo University of Science

Tokyo University of Science

Tokyo University of Science (TUS) is one of the most well-known, respected, and the largest science-specialized private research universities in Japan.