FTS and 2-DG induce pancreatic cancer cell death and tumor shrinkage in mice

Abstract

The Ras inhibitor S-trans-trans farnesylthiosalicylic acid (FTS) inhibits active Ras, which controls cell proliferation, differentiation, survival, and metabolism. FTS also inhibits HIF1α expression in cancer cells, leading to an energy crisis. The synthetic glucose analog 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), which inhibits glycolysis, is selectively directed to tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/cddis.2012.24

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