Warburg meets epigenetics | Science

Not all cells follow the textbook procedure for cellular respiration in the presence of oxygen. Instead, certain cells (T cells and cancer cells) tend to run glycolysis even when oxygen is abundant. This article suggests that the aceytl-CoA products from pyruvate DH are used to acetylate, or open certain frames of DNA for gene transcription and cell specialization. Cool right!?

Warburg meets epigenetics | Science


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