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Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer: Data will be presented from an ongoing clinical trial of GTI-2501, an antisense compound targeting the R1 gene, the large subunit of ribonucleotide reductase, which is essential for DNA synthesis and cell proliferation.
The publication presents the results from studies demonstrating that the large subunit of ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), R1, acts as a novel tumor suppressor that, as a gene therapy, has the potential to treat colon cancer.