NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Transcription factors associated with cancer have been elusive drug targets. While there have been some serendipitous successes, the dynamics of DNA binding make them difficult to disrupt.

However, a new study suggests that an informatics-driven approach can find existing drugs that also block these proteins gone awry. And for anyone with access to several large data sets and the expertise to sift through them, more could be found, according to the study authors.

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