Human Enzymes

  • News HeadlinesSubstances from sea sponges activated by human enzymes were effective against cancer cells

    Substances from sea sponges, activated by human enzymes, were effective against cancer cells

    (ORDO NEWS) — French scientists have found that the human enzyme HSD17B11 converts chemicals released by sea sponges and their synthetic counterparts into toxic compounds that destroy cells. The results of the study will become the basis for the creation of new anti-cancer and anti-infective drugs. Scientists from the University of Toulouse (France) found that a human enzyme converts the chemicals secreted by sea sponges and their synthetic derivatives into…