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Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center: Creatine Powers T Cells' Fight Against Cancer

Oct 19, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California at Los Angeles issued the following news:

Creatine, the organic acid that is popularly taken as a supplement by athletes and bodybuilders, serves as a molecular battery for immune cells by storing and distributing energy to power their fight against cancer, according to new UCLA research.

The study, conducted in mice and published online in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, is the first to show that creatine ...