"UP students discover potential cancer treatment in horn snail" (Philippine Star)


"MANILA, Philippines — Compounds extracted from a species of horn snails, locally known as bagongon, were discovered to have properties that may be used for the development of a cancer treatment.

Students from the University of the Philippines-Manila, in a study published in the journal Acta Medica Philippina last month, found that certain extracts from locally abundant horn snails (Telescopium telescopium) may prevent angiogenesis or the formation of blood vessels from existing ones..."

Link: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/14/1943305/students-discover-potential-cancer-treatment-horn-snail#soeVxqceL67R4jPc.99