Cancer metabolism: Friendly neighbours feed tumour cells

Kamphorst, J. J. and Gottlieb, E. (2016) Cancer metabolism: Friendly neighbours feed tumour cells. Nature, 536(7617), pp. 401-402. (doi:10.1038/nature19420) (PMID:27509862)

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Abstract

In pancreatic cancer, neighbouring non-cancerous cells degrade their own proteins through a process called autophagy and release amino acids that are then taken up and used by the cancer cells.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gottlieb, Professor Eyal and Kamphorst, Dr Jurre
Authors: Kamphorst, J. J., and Gottlieb, E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cancer Sciences
Journal Name:Nature
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:0028-0836
ISSN (Online):1476-4687
Published Online:10 August 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Nature Publishing Group
First Published:First published in Nature 536(7617):401-402
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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