Duke Team IDs Warburg Effect and Linked Proteins as Possible Breast Cancer Predictor, Drug Target | GenomeWeb

By Molika Ashford

Following their identification of several protein-signaling pathways active in breast tissue of women at risk for cancer, Duke researchers have now found that the precancerous cells of these women show evidence of the Warburg effect — increased glucose intake and insulin signaling that is a hallmark of late-stage, aggressive disease.

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