Control Mechanisms of Oxygen and Glucose Utilization in Tumours

  • Mario Gosalvez
  • Sidney Weinhouse
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 75)


Most living cells depend on oxygen and glucose utilization to obtain the chemical energy necessary to maintain their functions and growth. Tumour cells are no exception to this rule though they may differ from other cell types in their mechanisms of control of oxygen and glucose utilization.


Glucose Utilization Pyruvate Kinase Pasteur Effect Lactic Acid Production Ehrlich Ascites Tumour Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Gosalvez
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Sidney Weinhouse
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Bioquimica Experimental, Clinica Puerta de Hierro, Facultad de MedicineUniversidad Autonoma de MadridSpain
  2. 2.Fels Research InstituteTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiochemistryTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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