Warburg effect


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Warburg effect

The observation—first made by Otto Heinrich Warburg—that most malignant cells get their energy from anaerobic metabolism, at rates of glycolysis of up to 200-fold greater than oxidative metabolism of pyruvate in mitochondria. This effect led Warburg to assume that the fundamental change in cancer was metabolic rather than genetic. Some practitioners of alternative forms of healthcare continue to believe the Warburg effect can be exploited by reducing the energy available to malignant cells using hydrazine sulphate and other agents.

Warburg effect

The reliance of most cancer cells on glycolysis rather than oxidation to meet their metabolic needs.
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In the PMU clinical trial, the target is for ketogenic diet to achieve the so-called 'Warburg effect,' where cancer cells are prevented from using glycolysis in order to produce the organic chemical ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) needed in the multiplication of cancer cells.
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When this reprogramming involves a transition to aerobic glycolysis, it is commonly referred to as the Warburg effect. As with all cells, energy in the form of ATP is derived from glucose.
Historically, the "Warburg effect" has been the most widely accepted hypothesis for energy metabolism in cancer cells [3].
Lactic acidosis in malignancies can also result from underperfusion of wide burden tumor or increased rate of aerobic glycolysis by neoplastic cells (Warburg effect).
As we well know, the "Warburg effect" is the main theory of the energy metabolism in cancer cells.
Tumor cells have been found to have increased lactate production, as they primarily utilize aerobic glycolysis, which is also known as Warburg effect (3).
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The pathophysiology of type B lactic acidosis from malignancy is believed to be multifactorial including altered lactate metabolism from liver and kidney dysfunction and lactate production by cancer cells because of tumor cell overproduction of growth factors promoting glycolysis even under aerobic conditions, termed the Warburg effect [6].
There is an intriguing recent theoretical framework that could explain the protective action of VEGF-B on a systems level, involving the inverse Warburg effect [96].