Category Archives: mesenchymal

Study maps tumours’ need for sugar for mobility.


Cancer cells are gluttons. Researchers have long known that they monopolize large amounts of sugar. More recently, it became clear that some tumour cells are also characterized by a series of features such as mobility or unlikeliness to join in an ordered set. Researchers are calling this behaviour ‘mesenchymal,’ and they suspect it promotes metastasis. At EPFL, a research team

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