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Xiaojing Zhang et al.
Oncology letters, 17(3), 2639-2646 (2019-03-12)
Overexpressed in lung cancer 1 (OLC1) is a potential oncogene overexpressed in human lung cancer and in other types of malignant tumor. The elevated expression of OLC1 contributes to tumor genesis and progression. However, the mechanisms regulating the expression of
Feng Huang et al.
Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology, 140(11), 1835-1848 (2014-06-19)
This study was designed to investigate the role of PDGF-DD secreted by gastric cancer-derived mesenchymal stem cells (GC-MSCs) in human gastric cancer progression. Gastric cancer cells were indirectly co-cultured with GC-MSCs in a transwell system. The growth and migration of
Jie Chen et al.
Journal of cellular physiology, 229(11), 1647-1659 (2014-03-13)
Hertwig's epithelial root sheath (HERS) cells participate in cementum formation through epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). Previous studies have shown that transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF-β1) and fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) are involved in inducing EMT. However, their involvement in
Zhen-Hai Lin et al.
International journal of oncology, 45(2), 629-640 (2014-05-27)
Mammalian sterile-20-like kinase 4 (MST4) has been implicated in cell proliferation and differentiation. In a previous study, we found MST4 to be an important candidate gene for metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC); however, the molecular mechanism of the promoting role of
Zhigang Wang et al.
Inflammation, 37(6), 2020-2029 (2014-06-25)
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) plays a critical role in inflammation and is elevated in diabetic kidney. However, whether MIF plays a causative role in diabetic nephropathy (DN) remains unclear. In the present study, we have demonstrated that after treatment
Min Wang et al.
International journal of oncology, 45(1), 362-372 (2014-05-09)
Evidence in literature has demonstrated that some microRNAs (miRNAs) play a pivotal role in most solid tumor metastasis. Previous studies have showed that miR-100 is downregulated in human prostate cancer tissue compared to normal prostate and also significantly decreased in
Chao Yu et al.
Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England), 31(7), 25-25 (2014-05-28)
This study aimed to investigate the role in metastasis and prognostic value of KAP-1 in pancreatic cancer (PC). The expression of KAP-1 was analyzed by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction, Western blotting, and immunohistochemical staining in 91 human PC tissue
Qingnan Wu et al.
Cancer research, 79(13), 3281-3293 (2019-05-06)
Metabolic activities are often accompanied by cell-cycle progression, yet known connections between these two processes remain limited. Here, we identified the isocitrate dehydrogenase 3β (IDH3β) as a novel substrate of anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome (APC/C)-CDH1 and an important regulator of the cell
M H A M van Miltenburg et al.
British journal of cancer, 110(11), 2747-2755 (2014-05-09)
Elevated expression of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) occurs in numerous human cancers including colon-, cervix- and breast cancer. Although several studies have implicated FAK in mammary tumour formation induced by ectopic oncogene expression, evidence supporting a role for FAK in
Han Yan et al.
Molecular carcinogenesis, 53(12), 960-969 (2013-07-19)
The epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and acquisition of cancer stem cells (CSCs)-like properties are essential steps in the metastasis and postsurgical recurrence of hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs). The molecular mechanisms involved, however, remain obscure. As determined by an miRNA microarray analysis, there
Kozo Kuribayashi et al.
Anticancer research, 34(6), 3061-3065 (2014-06-13)
In order to determine if metastatic malignant mesothelioma cells are more aggressive than primary malignant mesothelioma cells, an analysis of the expression of the adhesion molecules E-cadherin and β-catenin, concomitant with an assessment of the proliferative activity at primary and
Haiyan Wang et al.
International journal of medical sciences, 11(8), 841-849 (2014-06-18)
The S100 protein family member S100A4 regulates various cellular functions. Previous studies have shown that elevated expression of S100A4 is associated with progression and metastasis of colorectal cancer (CRC). However, little is known about whether and how S100A4 contributes to
Adam Williamson et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(43), 18213-18218 (2009-10-14)
Ubiquitination by the anaphase-promoting complex (APC/C) is essential for proliferation in all eukaryotes. The human APC/C promotes the degradation of mitotic regulators by assembling K11-linked ubiquitin chains, the formation of which is initiated by its E2 UbcH10. Here, we identify
Olga Bajenova et al.
Experimental cell research, 324(2), 115-123 (2014-04-15)
Oncomarkers play important roles in the detection and management of human malignancies. Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA, CEACAM5) and epithelial cadherin (E-cadherin) are considered as independent tumor markers in monitoring metastatic colorectal cancer. They are both expressed by cancer cells and can
Yang Xia et al.
FEBS letters, 588(20), 3703-3712 (2014-08-27)
The involvement of miR-204 in lung cancer development is unclear. In our study, we analyzed the expression of miR-204 in tumor- and adjacent-tissue samples from 141 patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). MiR-204 expression was decreased in tumor samples
Chunyan Zhao et al.
Cancer research, 74(14), 3983-3994 (2014-05-17)
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive clinical subtype accounting for up to 20% of all breast cancers, but its malignant determinants remain largely undefined. Here, we show that in TNBC the overexpression of Fra-1, a component of the transcription
Geng Liu et al.
Oncology reports, 32(2), 581-588 (2014-06-04)
Bone morphogenetic protein 6 (BMP6) is an important regulator of cell growth, differentiation and apoptosis in various types of tumor. In breast cancer, it was considered as a tumor suppressor. Our previous study also confirmed that BMP6 was a critical
Delphine Chrisment et al.
The American journal of pathology, 184(8), 2174-2184 (2014-06-10)
Neonatal thymectomy in BALB/c mice has been described as a model of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma (GML). By using this experimental system, we screened, for the first time to our knowledge, Helicobacter pylori GML-associated strains for their capacity
Kun-Chun Chiang et al.
Cancer letters, 354(2), 235-244 (2014-08-26)
Pancreatic cancer (PDA) is a devastating disease and there is no effective treatment available at present. To develop new regiments against PDA is urgently needed. Previously we have shown that vitamin D analog, MART-10 (19-nor-2α-(3-hydroxypropyl)-1α,25(OH)2D3), exerted potent antiproliferative effect on
Yiru Wang et al.
International journal of molecular medicine, 33(6), 1514-1522 (2014-03-29)
Forkhead box M1 (FoxM1) transcription factor is related to the pathogenesis of various malignancies and recent evidence indicates that FoxM1 promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in breast cancer. Metformin can inhibit the progression of cancer. However, whether FoxM1 plays a role
H Dong et al.
Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico, 16(9), 783-791 (2013-12-21)
The poor prognosis of gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma is largely associated with metastasis. We here report the first study to investigate the expression of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) markers Snail1 and E-cadherin in GEJ adenocarcinoma. Snail1 and E-cadherin were detected by
The tumor-suppressor function of E-cadherin.
H Semb et al.
American journal of human genetics, 63(6), 1588-1593 (1998-12-05)
Rui Du et al.
Molecular biology of the cell, 25(17), 2650-2659 (2014-07-11)
Hypoxia is an important microenvironmental factor in the development of renal fibrosis; however, the underlying mechanisms are not well elucidated. Here we show that hypoxia induces Bmi1 mRNA and protein expression in human tubular epithelial cells. We further demonstrate that
Nicoletta Fortunati et al.
International journal of oncology, 44(3), 700-708 (2013-12-25)
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a very aggressive type of tumour and its aggressiveness is linked to E-cadherin downregulation. In estrogen-sensitive breast cancer, high levels of E-cadherin fit with high levels of ERα and MTA3 (a component of the transcription
Kazumasa Yoshida et al.
Journal of cell science, 123(Pt 2), 225-235 (2010-01-06)
CDC6, a replication licensing protein, is partially exported to the cytoplasm in human cells through phosphorylation by Cdk during S phase, but a significant proportion remains in the nucleus. We report here that human CDC6 physically interacts with ATR, a
Reinhard Sigl et al.
Journal of cell science, 122(Pt 22), 4208-4217 (2009-10-29)
The anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome (APC/C) is essential for progression through mitosis. At anaphase onset, the APC/C requires the activator protein CDC20 to target securin and cyclin B1 for proteasome-dependent degradation, but then depends on the CDC20-related protein FZR1 (also known as
Eirini Pectasides et al.
PloS one, 9(4), e94273-e94273 (2014-04-12)
Elucidating the molecular phenotype of cancers with high metastatic potential will facilitate the development of novel therapeutic approaches to the disease. Gene expression profiles link epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) phenotype with high-risk HNSCC. We sought to determine the role
Won-Tae Kim et al.
Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio), 32(10), 2626-2641 (2014-06-06)
B-Cell receptor-associated protein 31 (BAP31) regulates the export of secreted membrane proteins from the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) to the downstream secretory pathway. Previously, we generated a monoclonal antibody 297-D4 against the surface molecule on undifferentiated human embryonic stem cells (hESCs).
Wan-Ting Chen et al.
Neoplasia (New York, N.Y.), 16(8), 617-626 (2014-09-16)
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) often results from chronic liver injury and severe fibrosis or cirrhosis, but the underlying molecular pathogenesis is unclear. We previously reported that deletion of glucose regulated protein 94 (GRP94), a major endoplasmic reticulum chaperone, in the bone
Yang Li et al.
Cancer letters, 355(1), 130-140 (2014-09-15)
Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is considered to play an essential role in progression and metastasis. This study aims to investigate the expression and underlying molecular targets of high-mobility group AT-hook 2 (HMGA2) in the progression of colon cancer. The expression of
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