Liposuction: Extracellular Fat Removal Promotes Proliferation

Robert A. Egnatchik, Ralph J. DeBerardinis

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In this issue of Cell Chemical Biology, Yao et al. (2016) investigate the makeup of lipid membranes of both cancer and non-transformed cells to reveal that doubling cells preferentially use exogenous fatty acids over de novo synthesis to proliferate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-432
Number of pages2
JournalCell Chemical Biology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 21 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry


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