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Spying on Cells' Eating Habits Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis

News   Apr 10, 2019 | Original story from The University of Edinburgh

 
Spying on Cells' Eating Habits Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis

Scientists have developed a new imaging technology to visualize what cells eat, which could aid the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer. The team has designed chemical probes that light up when they attach to specific molecules that cells eat, such as glucose. Credit: The University of Edinburgh

 
 
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