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How Salmonella encoding a Vibrio protein could treat cancers

A group led by researchers at Chonnam National University has shown that a non-virulent strain of Salmonella typhimurium expressing an immune-stimulating protein from another bacterial species shrank tumors, providing a bacteria-based immunotherapy that could potentially treat cancer in a single dose.

Salmonella and other anaerobic bacteria are attractive agents for delivering cancer therapies because the microbes target the

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