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  • Team identifies new breast cancer tumor suppressor and how it works

    In a new study, University of Illinois medical biochemistry professor Lin-Feng Chen, left, research scientist Bo Huang and their colleagues identified a new breast cancer tumor suppressor protein, Runx3, and determined how it functioned.

    In a new study, University of Illinois medical biochemistry professor Lin-Feng Chen, left, research scientist Bo Huang and their colleagues identified a new breast cancer tumor suppressor protein, Runx3, and determined how it functioned.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Lin-Feng Chen, call 217-333-7764; email lfchen@life.illinois.edu. The paper, “RUNX3 Acts as a Tumor Suppressor in Breast Cancer by Targeting Estrogen Receptor Alpha,” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.