antitumor protein

an·ti·tu·mor pro·tein

a protein that inhibits tumor growth.
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This finding was in accordance with previous study that antibacterial and antitumor protein from marine algae was found from 40-60% fraction level of saturated ammonium sulphate [5, 20].
DIVISIBLE FUNCTIONS While the two major functions of p16 may be inescapably intertwined, new research suggests that scientists might tease apart the dueling effects of another potent antitumor protein, p53.