Re: poly: weather exchange; longevity; drug testing

From: Anders Sandberg <>
Date: Mon May 11 1998 - 08:18:15 PDT

"Richard Schroeppel" <> writes:

> Anyone besides me think that angiostatin/endostatin should be tested today
> on human volunteers?

>From a scientific point of view it is probably not a good idea (we
need more data), and I think they might have dangerous effects too
(but for people with serious cancer conditions that risk may be

> (There are probably supply problems: A,E are 500,200 peptide frags from
> two native proteins, so it's not as easy as setting some smart chemists to
> work to whip up a few tons.)

Last I heard they were cloning the gene to produce it in yeast or E
Coli. That should bring up the supply.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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Received on Mon May 11 15:19:56 1998

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