Jin-Yih Low

About Jin-Yih Low

Jin-Yih Low is a cancer biologist with strong interest in medical communication. He has lived on three different continents during the past six years!

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The Colorful World of Cancer Drug Discovery

The Colorful World of Cancer Drug Discovery

Melanoma cells stained with PTRF (in red), RPA194 (in green) and nucleus stained in blue. RPA194 is the main subunit of the RNA polymerase I (POL 1) enzyme. Our lab discovered a first-in-class small molecule that inhibits POL 1 enzyme and causes the destruction of RPA194 protein. Here, we are investigating how these proteins are(...)

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The F-Word in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The F-Word in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

A recent study, published in Nature Genetics, has found an interesting new link between the F-word and metastatic prostate cancer. Before you let your imagination run wild, this is not the four-letter F-word but the other F-word — fat. Fat is an important constituent of all living cells, as it is a critical component of(...)

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