oa South African Medical Journal - The reversibility of cancer: evidence that malignancy in melanoma cells is gamma-linolenic acid deficiency-dependent
|Article Title||The reversibility of cancer: evidence that malignancy in melanoma cells is gamma-linolenic acid deficiency-dependent|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Physiology, Medical University of Southern Africa, Pretoria **Department of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Oct 1982|
|Pages||505 - 509|
|Keyword(s)||Cellular physiology, Gamma-linolenic acid deficiency, Malignancy, Melanoma cells, Oncology and Prostaglandin E1|
Certain metabolic abnormalities are common to all malignant cells, and Horrobin proposed that the underlying cause is the inability of cancer cells to produce prostaglandin El (PGE1).
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