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What does HSF1 stand for?

HSF1 stands for Heat Shock Factor-1 (aka Heat Shock Transcription Factor-1)

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Heat shock factor-1 activated another protein that kept the tumour cells alive, even after they were exposed to radiation and chemotherapy.
A series of experiments using breast cancer cells showed that a protein activated by the presence of heat shock factor-1 could block the process that kills cancer cells even after the cells' DNA was damaged by radiation.