CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity
CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity
A newly engineered CAR T cell that incorporates a peptide isolated from the venom of the deathstalker scorpion has broad brain tumor–binding capabilities that will be investigated in an upcoming clinical trial.
CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity
CAR T Cell Adds Scorpion Venom to Tackle Tumor Heterogeneity

A newly engineered CAR T cell that incorporates a peptide isolated from the venom of the deathstalker scorpion has broad brain tumor–binding capabilities that will be investigated in an upcoming clinical trial.

A newly engineered CAR T cell that incorporates a peptide isolated from the venom of the deathstalker scorpion has broad brain tumor–binding capabilities that will be investigated in an upcoming clinical trial.

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