Metabolism drives growth, division of cancer cells

Posted by on February 20, 2017 12:51 pm
Categories: health

The metabolic state of tumor cells contributes to signals that control the proliferation of tumor cells. In the 1920s, scientists observed that tumor cells radically change their metabolism. This process was termed “Warburg Effect”, however neglected until recently by cancer research, but the latest results show it is indeed of fundamental importance for the development of aggressive tumors.

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