Notícies http://www.imim.cat/noticies Programa de recerca: Càncer Discovery of a key protein in tumour metastasis http://www.imim.cat/noticies/view.php?ID=275 <p>The study, published in the journal <em>Cancer Research</em>, shows the pivotal role of the enzyme USP27X in the control of the proliferation, invasion and formation of breast cancer metastasis and opens new pathways to the development of anti-tumour drugs.</p> <p>A team of researchers from the <a href="https://www.imim.es/programesrecerca/cancer/index.html">Cancer programme</a> of the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (<a href="https://www.imim.es/programesrecerca/cancer/index.html">IMIM</a>), led by Drs Victor M. Diaz, of Pompeu Fabra University (<a href="https://www.upf.edu/web/e-noticies/arxiu/-/asset_publisher/wEpPxsVRD6Vt/content/id/6016790">UPF</a>) and Antonio García de Herreros, of the IMIM, has identified a key enzyme in cancer development called USP27X.&nbsp;</p> 29/10/2018