Investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have developed what they claim to be the first isoform-selective phospholipase D inhibitors, a new class of potential antimetastatic agents.

The researchers used a screening approach that evaluates the effects of small molecules in both in vitro enzymatic assays and cell-based assays to compare the PLD-inhibiting activities of existing compounds as well as a library of new compounds generated in the laboratory, a Vanderbilt official told CBA News this week.

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Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

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