7. Is Respiration Normal in Cancer Cells?

  1. Thomas N. Seyfried

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch7

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

How to Cite

Seyfried, T. N. (2012) Is Respiration Normal in Cancer Cells?, in Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118310311.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470584927

Online ISBN: 9781118310311

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Keywords:

  • validity of the Warburg theory, respiration, whether normal in cancer cells;
  • pseudo-respiration, as respiration that is active when it might not be;
  • tumor cells, and glutamine-derived energy and OxPhos or fermentation;
  • OxPhos origin of ATP in cancer cells, reevaluated;
  • respiration as normal in cancer cells, resulting in no conclusive evidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pseudo-Respiration

  • How Strong is the Scientific Evidence Showing that Tumor Cells can Produce Energy Through OxPhos?

  • OxPhos Origin of ATP in Cancer Cells Reevaluated

  • What About OxPhos Expression in Other Tumors?

  • The Pedersen Review on Tumor Mitochondria and the Bioenergetics of Cancer Cells

  • References