Results about: lipids

Three innovation projects at IRB Barcelona are granted funding for market development

The labs headed by Angel R. Nebreda, Ernest Giralt and Roger Gomis secure funding for further development of three medical applications.

The three projects will receive 220,000 euros from the "Knowledge Industry" programme, which is run by the Catalan Government and cofunded by ERDFs.

Researchers discover a protein that protects against fatty liver

It is a disease of the liver caused by excessive fat deposits in liver cells.

It is now the most prevalent chronic liver disease in industrialised countries and is a major public health concern because it leads to serious liver conditions.

 

Researchers discover that breast cancer tumour growth is dependent on lipid availability

In an article published in Nature Communications, scientists at IRB Barcelona reveal that breast cancer cells require fatty acids from the extracellular environment in order to continue proliferating.