With more than 100 types of cancers affecting any part of the body, cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. It has an enormous impact on well-being, both for those with the diagnosis and for those who surround them. Understanding and eventually treating or preventing this diverse group of cell growth diseases has been, and will continue to be a major focus of the medical and research communities.
A variety of popular cancer research tools exists and can be divised into categories. We’ll try to summarize them into few posts. Today, I’d like to focus on inhibitors known to be active on the Ubiquitin/Proteasome Pathway.