News tagged with metabolic pathways

Surprising pathway implicated in stuttering

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have obtained new evidence that at least some persistent stuttering is caused by mutations in a gene governing not speech, but a metabolic pathway involved ...

Nov 22, 2011
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How cancer cells get by on a starvation diet

Cancer cells usually live in an environment with limited supplies of the nutrients they need to proliferate — most notably, oxygen and glucose. However, they are still able to divide uncontrollably, producing ...

Nov 21, 2011
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