Glutamine-dependent activation of cell growth discovered

The human body consists of about 35 trillion cells, so it could be said that overall body growth is the growth of individual cells. One essential nutrient for cells are amino acids, the building blocks of proteins (one of ...

New bioengineering prof uncovers cancer metabolism insights

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research from a new member of the bioengineering faculty at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering demonstrates that our cells metabolize nutrients in a very different manner than has long been thought. ...