News tagged with pyruvate kinase

To starve a tumor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since the 1920s, scientists have known that cancer cells generate energy differently than normal cells, a phenomenon dubbed the 'Warburg effect' after its discoverer, German biochemist Otto ...

Apr 06, 2010 4.6 / 5 (13) 0 | with audio podcast

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Turning the cancer genes off

In the past 40 years, scientists have learned a great deal about how cells become cancerous. Some of that knowledge has translated to new treatments, but most of the time doctors are forced to rely on standard ch ...

Nov 17, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Cancers' sweet tooth may be weakness

The pedal-to-the-metal signals driving the growth of several types of cancer cells lead to a common switch governing the use of glucose, researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have discovered.

Nov 18, 2009 5 / 5 (4) 0

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

Tracking down new active agents for cancer or malaria treatment could soon become easier - thanks to a computer program with which researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund aim to facilitate ...

Aug 07, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tracking down new active agents for cancer or malaria treatment could soon become easier - thanks to a computer program with which researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology ...

Jul 27, 2009 5 / 5 (4) 0

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