Enzymes related to energy metabolism in human gliomas.

F. Marzatico, D. Curti, F. Dagani, V. Silvani, P. Gaetani, G. Butti, R. Knerich

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Abstract

The evaluation of the specific activity of some enzymes related to energy transduction was performed in 7 fresh samples of malignant gliomas and in 4 samples of normal brain tissue. Compared with normal brain tissue, the hexokinase, phosphofructokinase and citrate synthase activities are lower; the lactate dehydrogenase and succinate dehydrogenase are unchanged, while glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and NADP+-isocitrate dehydrogenase activities are higher in gliomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Volume30
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1986

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Marzatico, F., Curti, D., Dagani, F., Silvani, V., Gaetani, P., Butti, G., & Knerich, R. (1986). Enzymes related to energy metabolism in human gliomas. Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, 30(3), 129-132.