Disease Prevention
Essential But Toxic – Copper Homeostasis

Essential But Toxic – Copper Homeostasis

Humans are rich in copper. And so are all other living organisms. But copper is toxic, therefore, it has to be kept at bay to counteract its cytotoxic effects in live cells – how do we stay healthy?

Cancer Metastasis Hobgoblins: Circulating Tumor Cell Clusters

Cancer Metastasis Hobgoblins: Circulating Tumor Cell Clusters

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are stray cancer cells that shed from the primary cancer site and travel to healthy tissues and organs via the blood or lymphatic circulation. Once CTCs settle in their new location, they transform healthy cells around them into cancerous cells.