What Can Salad Dressing Tell Us About Cancer? Think Oil & Vinegar

Jill Bouchard, Ph.D., Joel Otero, Ph.D., and Tanja Mittag, Ph.D. were studying SPOP initially to better understand its role in the mechanism of protein degradation, but the investigation became more complicated. Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital / Ann Margaret Hedges

Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified another way the process that causes oil to form droplets in water may contribute to solid tumors, such as prostate and breast cancer. The findings appear today in the journal Molecular Cell.


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