In the British Journal of Cancer this week, researchers from the US, China, and Japan target colon cancer stem cells using the curcumin analog GO-Y030. The team examined colon cancer stem cells, which are characterized by ALDH-positive and CD133-positive subpopulations. The ALDH+/CD133+ cells showed higher levels of STAT3 than ALDH-negative/CD133-negative colon cancer cells, which suggests that STAT3 is activated in colon cancer, the authors write.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.