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In early online publication, Josh Mendell led work that looks into the mechanism behind altered glucose metabolism in cancer cells. Using a blend of proteomics and RNAi, he shows that the c-Myc transcription factor shuts down expression of miR-23a and miR-23b in several cancer cell types, resulting in increased mitochondrial glutaminase and up-regulation of glutamine catabolism.

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