FATTY ACID SYNTHASE PHOSPHORYLATION AS A CANCER BIOMARKER


Year of Award:
2007
Award Type:
R43
Project Number:
CA126726
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-07-008
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
MEDGHALCHI, SUSAN
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
FASGEN, INC.
During the last decade, increasing interest has developed in fatty acid synthase (FAS) as a potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for human cancer. These notions are based on two fundamental observations: [1] FAS is highly expressed in most common h