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Dietary, therapeutic implications

Asparagine promotes breast cancer metastases by way of EMT

By Nuala Moran
Staff Writer

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

LONDON – New research has pinpointed asparagine as a key factor in promoting the formation of metastases in breast cancer and suggests a probable mechanism for how the bioavailability of a single amino acid enables tumor cells to colonize secondary sites.

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