The soft underbelly of tumor cells

Yufeng Shi, S. Kyun Lim, Luis F. Parada

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In a recent Cell paper, Kitambi and colleagues identify a small molecule (Vacquinol-1) that has beneficial effects on a glioblastoma multiforme mouse model by oral administration. In glioblastoma cells, Vacquinol-1 targets macropinocytosis, a cellular process that will not lead to cell death in normal cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)910-911
Number of pages2
JournalCell Research
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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