Category Archives: membrane potential

Study identifies electrical control of cancer cell proliferation.


The molecular switches regulating human cell growth do a great job of replacing cells that die during the course of a lifetime. However, when they misfire, life-threatening cancers can occur.  A switch garnering much attention is K-Ras, a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRAS gene.  The protein product of the normal KRAS gene performs an essential function

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