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Scientists show that drugs targeting tumor metabolism will not stop Natural Killer cells

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(Trinity College Dublin) The scientists discovered that while glutamine is a key fuel for many tumors, it is not so for natural killer cells. This highlights the therapeutic potential for targeting glutamine metabolism to treat cancer as any drugs that do this will not hinder our cancer-killing NK cells.

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