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Cancer research helping to fight chemical-resistant weeds – ABC News

A breakthrough has been made in the fight against chemical-resistant weeds, thanks to some similarities discovered in cancer research.



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West Australian scientists have made a breakthrough in the fight against chemical-resistant weeds,  thanks to some similarities discovered in cancer research. 
Key points:

  • West Australian scientists make a breakthrough in herbicide resistance research
  • They discover the resistance mechanism for glyphosate in crops is similar to that of cancer drug resistance
  • Results have been published in acclaimed journal PNAS due to the international significance

Glyphosate was first introduced into Australian broadacre…

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