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[SJTU Wisdom] Breakthrough on Leukemia was Made in Cooperative Research

October 14, 2016      Author: Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital Affiliated to SJTU

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According to a study conducted by Professor Jia Wei's research group in Translational Medicine Center of Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Professor Chen Saijuan's research group in Shanghai Institute Of Hematology, Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML) cells have extremely strong fructosemetabolism capacities, which could further deteriorate leukemia. The research results were published online on October 13th in Cancer Cell, a top academic journal in the field of cancer studies. The title of the paper is "Enhanced fructose utilization mediated by SLC2A5 is a unique metabolic feature of acute myeloid leukemia with therapeutic potential".

Professor Jia Wei and Professor Chen Saijuan are co-corresponding authors of the paper, while Dr. Chen Wenlian, Wang Yueying and Zhao Aihua are the first authors.

Link: http://www.cell.com/cancer-cell/fulltext/S1535-6108(16)30441-X


Translated by Zhang Yifan  Reviewed by Lu Siyu