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July 21, 2014

Metabolic Enzyme Stops Progression of Most Common Type of Kidney Cancer

Enzyme Lost in 100 Percent of Tumors Analyzed, Penn Study Finds

In an analysis of small molecules called metabolites used by the body to make fuel in normal and cancerous cells in human kidney tissue, a research team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania identified an enzyme key to applying the brakes on tumor growth. Read more ...

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Researchers in the rapidly expanding research field of microbiomics have shown that the human body is home to an entire ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes. What's more, these microbes play an important role in regulating many of our physiological processes.

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