TRPM7: the protein that prevents cancer cells from spreading in the bloodstream

TRPM7: the protein that prevents cancer cells from spreading in the bloodstream

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TRPM7: the protein that prevents cancer cells from spreading in the bloodstream

TRPM7 is the protein recently discovered by the researchers of Johns Hopkins University, which should have the function of preventing cancer cells from entering the bloodstream and spreading to other parts of the body.

TRPM7: the protein that prevents cancer cells from spreading in the bloodstream

Under static conditions, the cells enter the microchannels, while 40-60% reverse direction as the fluid flows. Courtesy of Johns Hopkins University. Credit: Johns Hopkins University

The results of the Research have been published in the scientific journal Science Advances.