Medical research

International consortium builds 'Google Map' of human metabolism

Building on earlier pioneering work by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, an international consortium of university researchers has produced the most comprehensive virtual reconstruction of human metabolism ...

Oncology & Cancer

How immune cells recognize the abnormal metabolism of cancer cells

When cells become tumor cells, their metabolism changes fundamentally. Researchers at the University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel have now demonstrated that this change leaves traces that could provide targets ...

Oncology & Cancer

Filament formation enables cancer cells' glutamine addiction

Blocking the formation of filaments—multi-enzyme structures that fuel cancer activity—may offer new ways to control cancer cell proliferation, according to a new study led by Cornell researchers.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mapping changes to metabolic pathways during pregnancy

A large team of ob-gyns, regenerative medicine and fetal development specialists and metabolic researchers in China has tested macaques and mapped many of the changes that happen to metabolic pathways in primates during pregnancy.

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