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Cancer Cell Metabolism
This symposium will highlight insights into tumor metabolism from leaders in the field and explore how this information is being used to design safe and effective, metabolism-targeted therapies. (2015-05-13)
Human reproductive rates follow biological scaling rules
In nations with high per capita energy consumption, women have fewer children. (2003-04-08)
Similarity between high-risk atherosclerotic plaque and cancer cells discovered
New research from Lund University in Sweden shows that inflammatory, unstable atherosclerotic plaque has a metabolism that differs from that of stable plaque -- and is similar to that of cancer cells. (2018-04-18)
New book from CSHL Press introduces the modern view of metabolic studies
'Navigating Metabolism' from CSHLPress provides a conceptual framework for navigating complex metabolic pathways, showing how cells generate energy and synthesize cellular constituents and then further relating metabolic reactions to molecular, genetic, and signaling underpinnings. (2014-10-17)
IKBFU scientists have discovered a way to increase wheat immunity
A very original way to increase what can be conditionally called wheat immunity was suggested by the staff of the Laboratory of Natural Antioxidants at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. (2020-05-03)
Metabolic profiles essential for personalizing cancer therapy
One way to tackle a tumor is to take aim at the metabolic reactions that fuel their growth. (2012-02-07)
Why cutting sugar can control seizures: Scientists identify metabolic regulator of epilepsy
A new study unravels a link between a protein that can modify cellular metabolism in the brain and seizure susceptibility. (2012-05-23)
Quantum effects and cancer
The theory of quantum metabolism is the idea that quantum processes, such as entanglement, influence the metabolism of cells. (2012-03-27)
Regulation of feeding behavior and energy metabolism by galanin-like peptide (GALP)
Galanin-like peptide (GALP) is composed of 60 amino acid residues and its sequence is highly homologous across species. (2018-12-24)
High blood glucose levels may explain why some flu patients experience severe symptoms
Influenza A (a highly contagious virus that causes annual flu epidemics worldwide) may trigger an inflammatory 'cytokine storm' -- an excessive immune response that can lead to hospitalization or even death -- by increasing glucose metabolism, according to a new study. (2020-04-15)
FASEB Science Research Conference: Intestinal Lipid Transport and Metabolism
Intestinal lipid transport and metabolism is of high interest as deregulation of these pathways can directly contribute to several pathologies such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. (2017-02-28)
Enhanced brain acetate metabolism may reward heavy drinkers
In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Lihong Jiang and colleagues report that heavy drinkers had greater, more rapid acetate uptake and metabolism compared to light drinkers. (2013-03-08)
Enhanced arginine metabolism may counteract inflammation pathways in asthma
In this month's issue of the JCI, research led by Serpil Erzurum at the Cleveland Clinic indicates that increased arginine levels in asthmatic individuals may support metabolic pathways that counteract airway inflammation. (2016-05-23)
UB Researcher To Conduct First Study Of Possible Link Between Prostate Cancer And Estrogen Metabolism
The first investigation of the role of estrogen metabolism in the development of prostate cancer will begin at the University at Buffalo in October, funded by a $450,000 grant from the U.S. (1998-05-04)
Could mice hold the secret to longer life?
Scientists have long thought that a high metabolic rate was linked to a shortened life-span. (2004-05-28)
Parental age at childbirth may affect metabolism of adult offspring
In a study of middle-aged men who were overweight, researchers found that if a man's parents were older at the time of his birth, he was more likely to have lower blood pressure, more favorable cholesterol levels, and improved glucose metabolism. (2014-11-13)
Altered Genes, Altered Metabolism--Longer Life?
Scientists supported by the National Institute on Aging have discovered that a gene, named daf-2, which regulates glucose metabolism in a tiny worm, c. elegans, may also affect or enhance its longevity (1997-08-13)
Non-invasive imaging instead of repeated biopsy in active monitoring of prostate cancer
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study being presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2014 describes a novel method to 'manipulate the lipid metabolism in the cancer cell to trick them to use more radiolabeled glucose, the basis of PET scanning.' (2014-04-06)
Personality and exercise levels may be linked
There may be a fundamental link between aspects of an individual's personality and their capacity to exercise or generate energy, recent research suggests. (2010-10-13)
Recon 2 modeling may help tailor treatments for patients with metabolic diseases, cancer
An international team of researchers, including an investigator with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, has produced what may be the most comprehensive computer model of human metabolism yet developed. (2013-03-04)
BUSM researchers make a case for free fatty acids
In a recent study in the journal Biochemistry, a research group led by James A. (2013-10-22)
Metabolic compensation underlies drug resistance in glioblastoma
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation indicates that mTOR inhibitor resistance in gliobalstoma is likely the result of compensatory glutamine metabolism. (2015-03-23)
Machine learning predicts metabolism, helping drug developers and brewers
Machine learning algorithms that can predict yeast metabolism from its protein content have been developed by scientists at the Francis Crick Institute. (2018-09-05)
'Biggest loser' study reveals how dieting affects long-term metabolism
While it's known that metabolism slows when people diet, new research indicates that metabolism remains suppressed even when people regain much of the weight they lost while dieting. (2016-05-05)
Healthy people are at risk of developing heart disease, says Surrey expert
Healthy people who consume high levels of sugar are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. (2017-10-04)
Health risks from impaired drug metabolism
More than a million Americans may be at risk for bleeding problems due to a genetic characteristic that affects how they metabolize the anticoagulant drug warfarin. (2000-03-16)
Milk ingredient does a waistline good
A natural ingredient found in milk can protect against obesity even as mice continue to enjoy diets that are high in fat. (2012-06-05)
U of M researchers show that increasing sugar processing in the liver can lower blood sugar
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have shown that increasing the concentration of a key regulator involved in glucose metabolism can improve the way the liver produces and disposes of the sugar glucose, the primary fuel of the body. (2005-08-16)
Untangling the impacts of gut bacteria on drug metabolism
Individual drugs show variations in how successful or toxic they are, person to person. (2019-02-07)
Java gene study links caffeine metabolism to coffee consumption behavior
A new caffeine genetic study 'e-emphasizes not everyone responds to a single cup of coffee in the same way,' and found that a genetic variant previously linked with nicotine metabolism is now linked with caffeine metabolism. (2016-10-17)
A CNIO research team discovers new regulators of the most prevalent liver disease
CNIO researchers, in collaboration with Johan Auwerx from the EPFL in Lausanne, have discovered novel factors, the AP-1 proteins, which are critically involved in fatty liver disease pathogenesis. (2014-01-07)
Cellular fuel gauge may hold the key to restricting cancer growth
Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting cancer cell growth. (2012-12-27)
Marquis receives major research award
At the Opening Ceremonies of the 84th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening here today, Professor Robert Marquis will receive the 2006 Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Dental Caries. (2006-06-28)
Does boosting 'good' cholesterol really improve your health?
A new review addresses the mysteries behind 'good' HDL cholesterol and why boosting its levels does not necessarily provide protection from cardiovascular risk for patients. (2017-03-22)
Pleasant dietary habits are necessary for health
Japanese research group led by Professor Yasuhiko Minokoshi and Dr. (2009-12-01)
New generation asthma drug could improve metabolism
Formoterol, a new generation asthma medication, shows great promise for improving fat and protein metabolism, say Australian researchers, who have tested this effect in a small sample of men. (2011-06-05)
Sleep problems may impact bone health
The daily rhythm of bone turnover is likely important for normal bone health, and recent research suggests that sleep apnea may be an unrecognized cause of some cases of osteoporosis. (2015-02-02)
Your brain rewards you twice per meal: When you eat and when food reaches your stomach
We know a good meal can stimulate the release of the feel-good hormone dopamine, and now a study in humans from the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Germany suggests that dopamine release in the brain occurs at two different times: at the time the food is first ingested and another once the food reaches the stomach. (2018-12-27)
Crossing Bacterial/Archaeal Boundaries
Researchers of the University of Washington, Seattle, and the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, discovered enzymes and coenzymes in a methylotrophic bacterium which were thought to be unique to methanogenic archaea (Science, vol. (1998-07-07)
Individual stress susceptibility and glucose metabolism are linked to brain function
Researchers at the Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Mainz University Medical Center and the German Resilience Center (DRZ) in Mainz have now discovered that stress-induced mental disturbances in mice are directly linked to abnormal glucose metabolism. (2018-10-24)
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