The metabolic protein AMPK has been described as a kind of magic bullet for health. Studies in animal models have shown that compounds that activate the protein have health-promoting effects to reverse diabetes, improve cardiovascular health, treat mitochondrial disease–even extend life span. However, how much of the effects of these compounds can be fully attributed […]Continue Reading ...
Long thought to suppress cancer by slowing cellular metabolism, the protein complex AMPK also seemed to help some tumors grow, confounding researchers. Now, Salk Institute researchers have solved the long-standing mystery around why AMPK can both hinder and help cancer. The lab of Salk Professor Reuben Shaw showed that late-stage cancers can trigger AMPK’s cellular […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers from the Turku Centre for Biotechnology (BTK) in Finland have came upon cell gasoline sensor, recognized to regulate power processes within the cells, is concerned within the law of the touch of cells with their surrounding atmosphere. This surprising hyperlink may lend a hand scientists higher perceive life-threatening illnesses, reminiscent of most cancers and […]Continue Reading ...
June 18, 2018 Scientists report finding a potentially promising treatment target for aggressive and deadly high-grade brain cancers like glioblastoma. But they also say the current lack of a drug that hits the molecular target keeps it from being advanced for testing as a therapeutic strategy for patients with few treatment options. Publishing their data […]Continue Reading ...
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