How does amino acid metabolism affect tumour growth?
Dr L. Cheng
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The effect of diet on tumour growth is hotly debated but poorly characterized. Due to the heterogeneous nature of the tumours, dietary studies in patients with varied genetic background often led to inconclusive outcome.
Innate antiviral immunity of human embryonic stem cells
Institute of Immunology & Infection Research
Dr S Macias, Dr P De Sousa
13 December 2018
Unlike differentiated or somatic cells, embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are unable to activate their complete innate immune response when confronted with pathogens such as viruses.