Showing 1-30 of 8218 results for "A5441"
N Bitomsky et al.
Oncogene, 27(35), 4820-4829 (2008-04-23)
The transformation suppressor gene, programmed cell death gene 4 (Pdcd4), inhibits tumor-promoter-mediated transformation of mouse keratinocytes and has been implicated as a tumor suppressor gene in the development of human cancer. The Pdcd4 protein interacts with translation initiation factors eIF4A...
Kati S Mönkkönen et al.
BMC neuroscience, 8, 26-26 (2007-04-14)
In the CNS, the heterotrimeric G protein Galphai2 is a minor Galpha subunit with restricted localization in the ventricular regions including the ependymal cilia. The localization of Galphai2 is conserved in cilia of different tissues, suggesting a particular role in...
Xiaohui Hu et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 486-486 (2020-01-26)
Alternative splicing has been shown to causally contribute to the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and tumor metastasis. However, the scope of splicing factors that govern alternative splicing in these processes remains largely unexplored. Here we report the identification of A-Kinase Anchor...
Tobias Hohenauer et al.
EMBO molecular medicine, 5(6), 919-934 (2013-05-15)
Pigment cells and neuronal cells both are derived from the neural crest. Here, we describe the Pit-Oct-Unc (POU) domain transcription factor Brn3a, normally involved in neuronal development, to be frequently expressed in melanoma, but not in melanocytes and nevi. RNAi-mediated...
Zhen Tan et al.
Oncotarget, 8(16), 25885-25896 (2016-04-29)
B-cell CLL/lymphoma 9 protein (BCL-9), a multi-functional co-factor in Wnt signaling, induced carcinogenesis as well as promoting tumor progression, metastasis and chemo-resistance in colorectal cancer (CRC). However, the mechanisms for increased BCL-9 expression in CRC were not well understood. Here...
Fengyu Huang et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 530(1), 160-166 (2020-08-24)
Rosiglitazone is a ligand of peroxisome proliferation-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ). However, it exerts biological activities and therapeutic effects through both PPARγ-dependent and independent mechanisms. In this study, we defined that rosiglitazone was also a ligand of retinoid X receptor alpha...
Andrea Romano et al.
Journal of molecular endocrinology, 38(1-2), 331-350 (2007-02-13)
The human progesterone receptor (PR) is a ligand-dependent transcription factor and two isoforms, (PRA and PRB), can be distinguished. PROGINS, a PR polymorphic variant, affects PRA and PRB and acts as a risk-modulating factor in several gynaecological disorders. Little is...
Katrine Zeeberg et al.
International journal of oncology, 49(1), 243-252 (2016-05-14)
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a highly malignant disease with a very poor prognosis, due to the influence of the tumor stroma, which promotes tumor growth, early invasion and chemoradiation resistance. Efforts to develop models for identifying novel anticancer therapeutic...
Vladimir Akoyev et al.
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 50(3), 1271-1282 (2008-11-11)
To show that hypoxia is necessary to prevent opacification of the lens. Protein kinase C (PKC)-epsilon serves a role that is distinct from PKC-gamma when both PKC isoforms are expressed in the lens. PKCepsilon serves a very important role in...
Chunsun Jiang et al.
Aging cell, 16(5), 1114-1124 (2017-07-20)
Senescence of alveolar type 2 (ATII) cells, progenitors of the alveolar epithelium, is implicated in the pathogeneses of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an aging-related progressive fatal lung disorder with unknown etiology. The mechanism underlying ATII cell senescence in fibrotic lung...
Bryson W Katona et al.
Cancer biology & therapy, 15(12), 1677-1687 (2014-12-24)
Metastatic colon cancer has a 5-year survival of less than 10% despite the use of aggressive chemotherapeutic regimens. As signaling from epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is often enhanced and epigenetic regulation is often altered in colon cancer, it is...
Jie Sun et al.
Frontiers in physiology, 11, 593966-593966 (2021-01-12)
Both smooth muscle (SM) and non-muscle (NM) myosin II are expressed in hollow organs such as the bladder and uterus, but their respective roles in contraction and corresponding physiological functions remain to be determined. In this report, we assessed their...
Nami Yamashita et al.
Journal for immunotherapy of cancer, 9(1) (2021-01-27)
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have had a profound impact on the treatment of many tumors; however, their effectiveness against triple-negative breast cancers (TNBCs) has been limited. One factor limiting responsiveness of TNBCs to ICIs is a lack of functional tumor-infiltrating...
Mirjana Kessler et al.
The American journal of pathology, 180(1), 186-198 (2011-11-10)
The obligate intracellular pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis (Ctr) is a major cause of sexually transmitted disease and infertility worldwide. Ascending genital infections cause inflammation of fallopian tubes and subsequent scarring and occlusion. The cellular basis for such sequelae remains undetermined. We...
Yuan Zhao et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 208, 111743-111743 (2021-01-06)
Autophagy dysregulation plays a pivotal role in cadmium (Cd)-induced nephrotoxicity. Quercetin (Qu), a flavonoid antioxidant with autophagy-enhancing effect, has protective effect on Cd-induced toxicity, but whether it can prevent Cd-induced nephrotoxicity via restoration of autophagy remains unknown. Here, primary rat...
Shuo-Chun Weng et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12769-12769 (2015-09-04)
Decoy receptor 3 (DcR3) expression in kidneys has been shown to predict progression of chronic kidney disease. We prospectively investigated a cohort comprising 96 renal transplant recipients (RTRs) undergoing graft kidney biopsies. Computer-assisted quantitative immunohistochemical staining value of DcR3 in...
Riyaz A Mir et al.
Molecular and cellular biology, 36(6), 886-899 (2015-12-30)
Ecdysoneless (ECD) is an evolutionarily conserved protein whose germ line deletion is embryonic lethal. Deletion of Ecd in cells causes cell cycle arrest, which is rescued by exogenous ECD, demonstrating a requirement of ECD for normal mammalian cell cycle progression....
Hiroshi Kubo et al.
Oncology letters, 11(2), 1026-1034 (2016-02-20)
Solid tumors are often exposed to hypoxia. Hypoxia inducible factor (HIF)-1α upregulates numerous target genes associated with the malignant behavior of hypoxic cancer cells. A member of the angiopoietin family, angiopoietin-like protein 4 (ANGPTL4) is a hypoxia-inducible gene. The present...
Iben R Veland et al.
PloS one, 8(4), e60193-e60193 (2013-04-18)
Inversin is a ciliary protein that critically regulates developmental processes and tissue homeostasis in vertebrates, partly through the degradation of Dishevelled (Dvl) proteins to coordinate Wnt signaling in planar cell polarity (PCP). Here, we investigated the role of Inversin in...
Chunling Li et al.
Journal of cellular physiology, 234(1), 661-668 (2018-08-06)
SET-domain-containing 2 (SETD2), a member of the histone lysine methyltransferase family, has been reported to be involved in multiple biological processes. However, the function of SETD2 during oocyte maturation has not been addressed. In this study, we find that mouse...
Masataka Tsuda et al.
PloS one, 12(11), e0188320-e0188320 (2017-11-18)
ALC1/CHD1L is a member of the SNF2 superfamily of ATPases carrying a macrodomain that binds poly(ADP-ribose). Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) 1 and 2 synthesize poly(ADP-ribose) at DNA-strand cleavage sites, promoting base excision repair (BER). Although depletion of ALC1 causes increased sensitivity...
Ana Paula Lappas Gimenez et al.
Prion, 9(5), 355-366 (2015-08-04)
Prion diseases involve the conversion of the endogenous cellular prion protein, PrP(C), into a misfolded infectious isoform, PrP(Sc). Several functions have been attributed to PrP(C), and its role has also been investigated in the olfactory system. PrP(C) is expressed in...
Marie Rhee et al.
Scientific reports, 6, 23960-23960 (2016-04-06)
The preadipocyte factor 1 (Pref-1) is involved in the proliferation and differentiation of various precursor cells. However, the intracellular signaling pathways that control these processes and the role of Pref-1 in the pancreas remain poorly understood. Here, we showed that...
Min Seung Lee et al.
Biology, 10(2) (2021-03-07)
Proteasome inhibitors, such as bortezomib (BZ) and carfilzomib (CFZ), have been suggested as treatments for various cancers. To utilize BZ and/or CFZ as effective therapeutics for treating melanoma, we studied their molecular mechanisms using B16-F1 melanoma cells. Flow cytometry of...
Martin S Minns et al.
The American journal of pathology, 186(2), 285-296 (2015-12-20)
The process of wound healing involves a complex network of signaling pathways working to promote rapid cell migration and wound closure. Activation of purinergic receptors by secreted nucleotides plays a major role in calcium mobilization and the subsequent calcium-dependent signaling...
Erman Popowski et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 21(12) (2020-06-18)
Tendinopathy is a rare but serious complication of quinolone therapy. Risk factors associated with quinolone-induced tendon disorders include chronic kidney disease accompanied by the accumulation of uremic toxins. Hence, the present study explored the effects of the representative uremic toxins...
Yunfei Ma et al.
Scientific reports, 11(1), 13471-13471 (2021-07-01)
Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are secreted from most cells and play important roles in cell-cell communication by transporting proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. As the involvement of EVs in diseases has become apparent, druggable regulators of EV secretion are required. However...
Markus Mandl et al.
Adipocyte, 9(1), 626-635 (2020-10-20)
The CRISPR/Cas9 system is a powerful tool to generate a specific loss-of-function phenotype by gene knockout (KO). However, this approach is challenging in primary human cells. In this technical report, we present a reliable protocol to achieve a functional KO...
Jin Liu et al.
International journal of oncology, 52(4), 1295-1304 (2018-02-28)
Osteosarcoma has become one of the most common primary malignant tumors affecting children and adolescents. Although increasing evidence has indicated that microRNAs (miRNAs or miRs) play important roles in the development of osteosarcoma, the expression of miR‑27a‑3p and its effects...
Huichao Huang et al.
Aging, 12(14), 14699-14717 (2020-07-18)
Steroidogenic enzymes are crucial in prostate cancer (PCa) progression. 17β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 4 (HSD17B4), encoded by HSD17B4, lacks catalytic capacity in androgen metabolism. Now the detailed role and molecular mechanism of PCa development are largely unknown. Here we showed that...

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