Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

What's Feeding Cancer Cells?

Cancer cells need a lot of nutrients to multiply and survive. While much is understood about how cancer cells use blood sugar to make energy, not much is known about how they get other nutrients. Now, researchers at the Johns ...

Feb 16, 2009
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Protein 'rescues' stuck cellular factories

Using a powerful data-crunching technique, Johns Hopkins researchers have sorted out how a protein keeps defective genetic material from gumming up the cellular works. The protein, Dom34, appears to "rescue" protein-making ...

Mar 19, 2014
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