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Taxol is a drug used to treat breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma. It is also used together with another drug to treat non-small cell lung cancer. Taxol is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It blocks cell growth by stopping cell division and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimitotic agent. Also called paclitaxel.
MTI awards $25,000 grant to MDI Biological Laboratory scientist for peripheral neuropathy research

MTI awards $25,000 grant to MDI Biological Laboratory scientist for peripheral neuropathy research

Bacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugs

Bacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugs

MDI Biological Laboratory investigator awarded NIH grant for research on peripheral neuropathy

MDI Biological Laboratory investigator awarded NIH grant for research on peripheral neuropathy

Scientists define working mechanism of promising anti-cancer molecules

Scientists define working mechanism of promising anti-cancer molecules

New image analysis technique helps better identify and distinguish between two cancer cell types

New image analysis technique helps better identify and distinguish between two cancer cell types

Novel marine natural product appears to reduce pancreatic tumor size

Novel marine natural product appears to reduce pancreatic tumor size

Researchers genetically modify microalgae to form complex molecules

Researchers genetically modify microalgae to form complex molecules

Researchers develop new process for synthesis of potent anti-cancer agents

Researchers develop new process for synthesis of potent anti-cancer agents

Researchers find how microtubules, motor proteins assemble into macroscopic networks

Researchers find how microtubules, motor proteins assemble into macroscopic networks

Anti-cancer drug uses 50 times less chemo to effectively destroy drug-resistant lung cancer

Anti-cancer drug uses 50 times less chemo to effectively destroy drug-resistant lung cancer

Palbociclib and paclitaxel combination shrinks tumors in patient with ER positive breast cancer

Palbociclib and paclitaxel combination shrinks tumors in patient with ER positive breast cancer

Houston Methodist invention named one of 100 most innovative technologies by R&D Magazine

Houston Methodist invention named one of 100 most innovative technologies by R&D Magazine

Fungi research may lead to cheaper anti-cancer drugs for humans

Fungi research may lead to cheaper anti-cancer drugs for humans

Two grants to bolster research on why ovarian cancer is resistant to chemotherapy

Two grants to bolster research on why ovarian cancer is resistant to chemotherapy

From the scent of geranium to cough medicine; A self-assembling catalyst helps to construct complex biological scaffolds

From the scent of geranium to cough medicine; A self-assembling catalyst helps to construct complex biological scaffolds

Carpal Aid, Yew Bio-Pharm ink exclusive distribution deal

Carpal Aid, Yew Bio-Pharm ink exclusive distribution deal

Rice University researchers confirm potent synthesis of natural tetracycline

Rice University researchers confirm potent synthesis of natural tetracycline

SLU researchers discover pain pathway and potential way to block it

SLU researchers discover pain pathway and potential way to block it

Analysis of key cellular protein demonstrates the effectiveness of Taxol anti-cancer drug

Analysis of key cellular protein demonstrates the effectiveness of Taxol anti-cancer drug

Sorrento Therapeutics prices underwritten public offering of 4,765,000 shares of common stock

Sorrento Therapeutics prices underwritten public offering of 4,765,000 shares of common stock