Monday, July 10, 2017

Multiple Metabolic States and Cancer

Published on May 17, 2016
Metabolism of a cell is constantly adjusting the ever changing environment. There are countless possibilities. Cancer treatments select for survivors by selecting the metabolic state that works under a particular stress. This allows for selection of drug resistant cancers that are typically burning fat but are able to use nutrients from outside rather than only those generated by autophagy. Ultimately genetic changes formalize the epigenetic changes as mutations. drbob

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