This Week in Nature

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Ronald DePinho and his colleagues report in Nature this week that homozygous deletions in redundant essential housekeeping genes could create possible targets for cancer therapeutics. The researchers write that ENO1 is a redundant housekeeping gene that is deleted in glioblastoma; ENO1 encodes part of endolase, which is a necessary part of glycolysis. ENO2, which is only expressed in neural tissues, also encode endolase.

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