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08/10/1883 Early cancer researcher


Otto Warburg: Anaerobic metabolism, the ketogenic diet and a different look at what causes cancer.


The Warburg Effect: Causes and Usefulness for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Otto Warburg was born. He studied the cell and its metabolism, particularly the cancer pathogenesis. He postulated one of the first hypotheses on the origin of cancer. Warburg noticed that cancer cells prefer anaerobic metabolism over aerobic. He considered this to be the main cause of cancer (He was wrong).
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