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Metabolism in 'the driver's seat

It is increasingly accepted that metabolic changes in cancer cells can drive tumour formation. The finding that the SIRT6 protein suppresses tumour formation by regulating metabolism adds weight to this view.

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Tasselli, L., Chua, K. Metabolism in 'the driver's seat. Nature 492, 362–363 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/492362a

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