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Loss of Lipid-regulating Gene Drives Spread of Prostate Cancer

News   Jun 17, 2020 | Original story from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

 
Loss of Lipid-regulating Gene Drives Spread of Prostate Cancer

Cancer cells gobble up lipids. Prostate cells are stained with Oil-Red O to detect lipid droplets. Our work shows that redistribution of lipids from prostate cancer microenvironment triggers inflammation and drives prostate cancer metastasis. Credit: Nick (Jin-Yih) Low

 
 
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