Hypoxia and Cancer – the role of HIF-1α in oxygen sensing, metabolism, and tumorigenesis

Posted by Jianxin X. on Mar 27, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Molecular oxygen (O2) is an essential element for metazoan life. Among its many roles, O2 functions as the final electron acceptor (oxidizing agent) during oxidative phosphorylation, a metabolic chain-reaction that generates energy in the form of ATP.


Topics: Metabolism, Cell Biology

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