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Our Next Show: How Sugar Molecules Act as a Multiple Myeloma Smoke Screen with Michael O’Dwyer, MD, NUI Galway, Friday, August 25 @ 11 am Central

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Friday, August 25, 2017 @ 9 am Pacific, 10 am Mountain, 11 am Central, Noon Eastern Call In by Phone to Listen Live: (347) 637-2631 or Listen Live Via Computer Sugar molecules could act as a smoke screen for multiple myeloma cells, essentially hiding them from the immune system. The surface sugars, called sialic acids, can mark the cancer cells as “self” cells, giving the immune system the signal to ignore them. The glycosylation process (or the reaction when carbohydrates is attached to other molecules) is a process that produces DNA, RNA and proteins. This normal process is altered in multiple…

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