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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 25 February 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 8, p. nf21
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.8.nf21]

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Stop a Tumor, Save a Cell

Cancer fighter helps cells survive lean times

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/8/nf21

Abstract: Tumor-suppressing proteins are supposed to be tough guys that execute faulty cells or squelch their reproduction. But according to a new study, one such protein nurtures some types of cells, fostering their recovery from starvation. The results bolster a recently discovered metabolic link between diabetes and cancer and could help researchers design new drugs to battle the diseases.

Citation: M. Leslie, Stop a Tumor, Save a Cell. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (8), nf21 (2004).

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