Prof. Efroni Sol – Resistance to paclitaxel is associated with a variant of the gene BCL2 in multiple tumor types

Prof. Sol Efroni

Abstract Paclitaxel, the most commonly used form of chemotherapy, is utilized in curative protocols in different types of cancer. The response to treatment differs among patients. Biological interpretation of a mechanism to explain this personalized response is still unavailable. Since paclitaxel is known to target BCL2 and TUBB1, we used pan-cancer genomic data from hundreds…

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