Carbon quantum dots may interfere with colorectal cancer treatment through affecting on glutamine metabolism

Mohadeseh Nemati; Fahima Danesh Pouya; Fateme Zarein; Mahdieh Nemati; Yousef Rasmi; Jafar Rezaie; Tooba Hallaj

Volume 6, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 1-5

  Cancer cells are metabolically different from normal cells, including the Warburg effect and uses glutamine to fill the Tricarboxylic Acid (TCA) cycle. It was demonstrated inhibiting glutamine metabolism prevents tumor growth. The mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) is one of the signaling pathways ...  Read More