Tag: Caroline Sampson

  • Effect of Proton Pump Inhibitors on the Growth of Jurkat T Lymphocytes

    By Emma Jones, Caroline Sampson Faculty Mentor: Randall Reif Abstract Proton pump inhibitors, or PPI’s, have been shown to be toxic to Jurkat T lymphocytes, but it is unknown whether this is due to apoptosis, programmed cell death, or simply ceasing of growth. PPI’s kill cancer cells by inhibiting the movement of H+ (protons) out…