Prolexys and Columbia Publish Study On Erastin Mechanism of Action
 
Prolexys Pharmaceuticals and Columbia University this week announced a publication describing the properties of erastin, a selective small-molecule anti-tumor agent.
 
Prolexys and Columbia applied Prolexys’ chemi-proteomics technology to understand erastin’s mechanism of action. They found that erastin binds to mitochondrial voltage-dependent anion channels — a novel target for anti-cancer drugs.
 

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