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Metallopanstimulin
also called "MPS" is a zinc finger protein proposed to be involved DNA repair as well as oncogenesis

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  1. Its expression is increased in several types of malignancy and MPS levels have been reported to drop with treatment of some cancers

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  2. has also been used as a target for some chemotherapies, which aim to chelate out the zinc from the zinc finger motif of the MPS, thus yielding it inactive

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  3. These therapies have shown promise for the treatment of cancer in laboratory experiments and some limited clinical trials

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  4. Head and neck cancer transfected to overexpress this protein have demonstrated suppressed growth

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