Lipids play crucial roles in cell and cancer biology, and scientists at Institute for Cancer Research have made important contributions in the field of lipid biology.
In a recent issue of the prestigious review journal, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. Kirsten Sandvig, Alicia Llorente and Tore Skotland have contributed a review on lipids in extracellular vesicles, whereas Harald Stenmark (together with collaborators at Monash University, Australia) has written a review about a particularly important class of lipids, the phosphoinositides.
Both reviews highlight the importance of lipids in cancer and other diseases, both as potential biomarkers and drug targets.
Lipids in Extracellular Vesicles: What Can Be Learned about Membrane Structure and Function?
Skotland T, Llorente A, Sandvig K.
Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2023 Aug 1;15(8):a041415. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a041415.
PMID: 37277192 Review.