Stem cells and cancer therapy


Cancer is a broad name given to a group of diseases where cells grow and proliferate uncontrollably. This unregulated cell division causes formation of malignant tumors which have the ability to invade nearby parts of the body. Several treatment methods are available such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other targeted therapies. However, most of the therapies stated above have adverse effects and need aid in rebuilding the damaged healthy tissue during therapy. Stem cells have been used traditionally for reconstruction.

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Get it out – DNA

Isolation of DNA is one of the prime processes carried out in any research or experiment involving analysis of DNA. Extraction of DNA is not a very cumbersome process as many amateurs may think but rather simple and logical. I found this process to be exciting too when I first thought about isolating the molecules that have all the information about who you are.

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