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new structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer drugs

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new structural studies reveal workings of a molecular pump that ejects cancer drugs

the anatomy of the pump's pocket for carrying cargo (highlighted in blue) explains how this molecular machine is able to grab and eject a wide range of substances, including cancer drugs. credit: ella maru studiosometimes cells resist medication by spitting it back out. cancer cells, in particular, have a reputation for defiantly expelling the chemotherapy drugs meant to kill them. researchers at the rockefeller university have shed new light on a molecular pump that makes this possible, by d...