Research from the Rabinowitz Lab at Princeton Chemistry and the Ludwig Princeton Branch demonstrating for the first time that a cancerous tumor’s conversion of nutrients to usable cellular energy is markedly, quantifiably sluggish.
Researchers hypothesize that this lethargy helps tumors conserve energy for more nefarious tasks, like growth and metastasis.
Their work appeared last week in Nature. Here’s the homepage story.
Please see full story here, by Wendy Plump, Communications Specialist, Chemistry Department