Cancer Cells Hijack Gluconeogenic Enzymes to Fuel Cell Growth

Eduardo Balsa-Martinez, Pere Puigserver

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In this issue and the October 15th issue of Molecular Cell, studies by Montal et al. (2015) and Vincent et al. (2015) report that certain types of cancer cells utilize the gluconeogenic enzymes phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 2 (PCK2) to reprogram anabolic metabolism and support cell growth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-511
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 19 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • General Medicine


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