PANCREATIC CANCER – TUMOUR CELLS HAVE BEEN FOUND TO CHOOSE FRUCTOSE

October 1, 2012 by  
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PANCREATIC TUMOUR CELLS CHOOSE FRUCTOSE Glucose and fructose have long been thought of as interchangeable monosaccharide substrates with regard to metabolism. Liu and colleagues now report that fructose metabolism can result in enhanced pancreatic cancer cell proliferation by induction of thiamine-dependent transketolase flux and preferential metabolism via the nonoxidative pentose phosphate pathway to synthesize nucleic […]