Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 2, 2021

Another Reason Plants are Important

The loss of plant species will likely result in the loss of possible critical medical treatments. Curcusones which are compounds that come from a shrub named Jatropha curcas, also called the purging nut, helps treat a previous untreatable cancer.

Read story at  ‘ ‘Undruggable’ cancer protein becomes druggable, thanks to shrub — ScienceDaily

A chemist has found a way to synthesize a compound to fight a previously ‘undruggable’ cancer protein with benefits across a myriad of cancer types.

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