Plant & cancer

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Nawal
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Plant & cancer

Post by Nawal » Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:09 pm

hiiii all , :wink:

I want to know if plant can have cancer like human and animal or not :?:
If not what is the reason :?: Are they having any protection from
cancer :?: And if they have that kind of protection can we use it to protect human from cancer :?: :!:

thanx

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Post by Linn » Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:41 pm

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Post by blazerUAB » Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:44 pm

Plants can have cancer but its different then human cancer. Human cancer occurs when cells uncontrollably divide. Normal cells grow and divide and highly control rates. Cancerous cells lose their ability to senesce and will proliferate at uncontrolable rates. Plant cancer is uncontrollable growth without differentiation. These are both VERY general discriptions. Their are similarities without a doubt and Im sure that there is current research going on to prove any usable connections.

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