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Dec 10, 2012

Featured Video: Ode to p53

Featured Video: Ode to p53

What has p53 done for us lately? Oh yeah, it's fighting cancer.

  • GEN brings you the best, most informative and/or entertaining biotech-related videos on the web!

    What do you know about the super-molecule p53? You know it protects us from getting tumors, but have you heard this musical tribute to this microscopic hero? A parody of Sting's song "Russians", this song performed by Roland Houben really makes you appreciate all that this so-called "guardian of the genome" is doing for us.

    To watch the video, click here.



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