1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh
apamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago.
Rapamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago. The antibiotic is normally used to prevent organ rejection and is being tested as a cancer treatment. Now, scientists… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/elixir-from-easter-island/
Scientists using mice have carried out tissue transplants without the need for life-long anti-rejection medication.
After a transplant, immunosuppressants need to be administered… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/antibody-complex-stops-rejection/