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Amila Suraweera et al.
Cancers, 13(4) (2021-03-07)
Lung cancer has the highest incidence and mortality among all cancers, with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounting for 85-90% of all lung cancers. Here we investigated the function of COMMD1 in the repair of DNA double strand breaks (DSBs)
Leisl M Packer et al.
Molecular oncology, 13(4), 738-756 (2018-12-12)
Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed gynaecological malignancy. Unfortunately, 15-20% of women demonstrate persistent or recurrent tumours that are refractory to current chemotherapies. We previously identified activating mutations in fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) in 12% (stage I/II)
Ting Zhang et al.
International journal of molecular medicine, 40(1), 21-30 (2017-05-13)
Dihydroartemisinin (DHA) has been shown to inhibit the viability of various cancer cells. Previous studies have revealed that the mechanisms involved in the inhibitory effects of DHA are based on theactivation of p53 and the mitochondrial-related cell death pathway. However
Guerry J Cook et al.
PloS one, 9(11), e112619-e112619 (2014-11-18)
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is an aggressive malignancy which leads to marrow failure, and ultimately death. There is a desperate need for new therapeutics for these patients. Ribonucleotide reductase (RR) is the rate limiting enzyme in DNA synthesis. Didox (3,4-Dihydroxybenzohydroxamic
Norm D Smith et al.
The Journal of urology, 169(4), 1219-1228 (2003-03-12)
An extensive body of literature regarding p53 has accumulated during the last 2 decades. The cellular mechanisms of p53 are complex yet well-defined, whereas its clinical usefulness in the management of bladder cancer remains controversial. We outline the basic constitutive
Qin Li et al.
Molecular cancer research : MCR, 12(6), 901-911 (2014-03-07)
The p53 (TP53) tumor suppressor is the most frequently mutated gene in human cancers. Restoring expression of wild-type p53 has led to tumor growth suppression in a variety of tumor models that are p53 deficient. Other mechanisms, for example, upregulation
Feng Jiao et al.
Oncology reports, 32(6), 2485-2492 (2014-10-02)
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive solid malignancies with a dismal survival rate. Recent studies have shown that high expression levels of long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) metastasis-associated lung adenocarcinoma transcript-1 (MALAT-1) correlate with several solid tumors. However, the
Melissa McNaughton et al.
Oncotarget, 7(13), 16663-16675 (2016-03-05)
Sphingosine kinases (two isoforms termed SK1 and SK2) catalyse the formation of the bioactive lipid sphingosine 1-phosphate. We demonstrate here that the SK2 inhibitor, ABC294640 (3-(4-chlorophenyl)-adamantane-1-carboxylic acid (pyridin-4-ylmethyl)amide) or the SK1/SK2 inhibitor, SKi (2-(p-hydroxyanilino)-4-(p-chlorophenyl)thiazole)) induce the proteasomal degradation of SK1a
Hengliang Shi et al.
Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, 18(10), 2061-2070 (2014-08-16)
Immunotherapy mediated by recombinant antibodies is an effective therapeutic strategy for a variety of cancers. In a previous study, we demonstrated that the fibroblast growth factor 1 (FGF-1)-specific recombinant antibody scFv1C9 arrests the cell cycle at the G0/G1 transition by
Bo Ra You et al.
Molecular carcinogenesis, 53(11), 847-857 (2013-05-11)
Zebularine (Zeb) is a DNA methyltransferase (DNMT) inhibitor to that has an anti-tumor effect. Here, we evaluated the anti-growth effect of Zeb on A549 lung cancer cells in relation to reactive oxygen species (ROS) levels. Zeb inhibited the growth of
Predictors of progression in Barrett's esophagus II: baseline 17p (p53) loss of heterozygosity identifies a patient subset at increased risk for neoplastic progression
Reid BJ, et al.
The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 96(10), 2839-2839 (2001)
Amila Suraweera et al.
Communications biology, 4(1), 484-484 (2021-04-21)
Genomic stability is critical for normal cellular function and its deregulation is a universal hallmark of cancer. Here we outline a previously undescribed role of COMMD4 in maintaining genomic stability, by regulation of chromatin remodelling at sites of DNA double-strand
Wietske van der Ent et al.
The Journal of pathology, 233(4), 415-424 (2014-07-01)
Translocations involving ETS-transcription factors, most commonly leading to the EWSR1-FLI1 fusion protein, are the hallmark of Ewing sarcoma. Despite knowledge of this driving molecular event, an effective therapeutic strategy is lacking. To test potential treatment regimes, we established a novel
F Sangar et al.
Oncogene, 33(21), 2758-2767 (2013-06-12)
Small ArfGAP1 (stromal membrane-associated protein 1, SMAP1), a GTPase-activating protein specific for ADP-ribosylation factor 6 (Arf6), which is a small GTPase acting on membrane trafficking and actin remodeling, is frequently mutated in various tumors displaying microsatellite instability (MSI), notably in
Hou-Zao Chen et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 34(36), 11897-11912 (2014-09-05)
The failure of past efforts to develop effective stroke treatments is at least partially because these treatments often interfered with essential physiological functions, even though they are targeted toward pathophysiological events, such as inflammation, excitotoxicity, and oxidative stress. Thus, the
Nalini Mehta et al.
Molecular therapy oncolytics, 4, 1-17 (2017-03-28)
Treatment of aggressive glioblastoma brain tumors is challenging, largely due to diffusion barriers preventing efficient drug dosing to tumors. To overcome these barriers, bacterial carriers that are actively motile and programmed to migrate and localize to tumor zones were designed.
Nida S Iqbal et al.
BioTechniques, 56(5), 239-249 (2014-05-09)
Although many researchers have successfully uncovered novel functions of the tumor suppressor p19(Arf) utilizing various types of cultured cancer cells and immortalized fibroblasts, these systems do not accurately reflect the endogenous environment in which Arf is developmentally expressed. We addressed
S Karabulut et al.
Andrologia, 46(10), 1113-1117 (2013-12-10)
Sperm or testicular tissue cryopreservation is performed in cases of male infertility as a treatment for the preservation of fertility. When these sperm cells are used in assisted reproductive techniques, fertilisation rates, developmental and implantation potential of embryos decrease and
Hyung Seok Park et al.
International journal of clinical oncology, 19(5), 842-851 (2013-12-03)
Mouse double minute 2 (Mdm2) is a negative regulator of the tumor suppressor p53. The p53-Mdm2 pathway may play a role in cancer development and prognosis, although the role of p53-Mdm2 in breast cancer remains unclear. p53 and Mdm2 expressions
Mariam Alsanafi et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular and cell biology of lipids, 1865(4), 158631-158631 (2020-01-19)
Since inhibitors of sphingosine kinases (SK1, SK2) have been shown to induce p53-mediated cell death, we have further investigated their role in regulating p53, stress activated protein kinases and XBP-1s in HEK293T cells. Treatment of these cells with the sphingosine
Zuoren Yu et al.
Oncotarget, 5(4), 1083-1090 (2014-03-25)
The serine threonine kinase Akt1 has been implicated in the control of cellular metabolism, survival and growth. Herein, disruption of the ubiquitously expressed member of the Akt family of genes, Akt1, in the mouse, demonstrates a requirement for Akt1 in
Masao Okadome et al.
The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research, 40(7), 1931-1939 (2014-07-25)
Few studies have examined the accuracy of preoperative endometrial cytology in diagnosing low- and high-risk histology in women with endometrial cancer (EC). This single-institutional retrospective study compared the accuracy of endometrial cytology and biopsy in preoperatively predicting low-risk and high-risk
Juan M Arriaga et al.
Molecular cancer therapeutics, 13(5), 1369-1381 (2014-03-19)
Metallothioneins (MT) are a family of low molecular weight proteins that are silenced during colorectal cancer progression, mainly through epigenetic mechanisms, and this loss is associated with poor survival. In this article, we show that overexpression of the MT1G isoform
Lijuan Su et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1840(10), 3123-3130 (2014-07-16)
Accelerated proliferation of solid tumor and hematologic cancer cells is related to accelerated transcription of ribosomal DNA by the RNA polymerase I to produce elevated level of ribosomal RNA. Therefore, down-regulation of RNA polymerase I transcription in cancer cells is
Rong-Hu Ke et al.
Journal of neuro-oncology, 118(2), 369-376 (2014-04-18)
Homo sapiens longevity assurance homolog 2 of yeast LAG1 (LASS2) has been indicated to have a critical role in various tumors. In the study, we aimed to evaluate the LASS2 expression level in prognostic significance and compare it with commonly
Eleni Mylona et al.
Pathology, research and practice, 210(8), 533-540 (2014-06-21)
Our purpose was to investigate the expression pattern of BRCA1 protein in sporadic breast carcinomas, as well as the clinicopathological and prognostic value of its subcellular localizations. Immunohistochemistry was performed on paraffin embedded tissue specimens from 111 sporadic, invasive breast
R Williams et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 156, 201-210 (2014-09-27)
The Brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) is able to survive and reproduce in high levels of environmentally contaminated areas of the Great Lakes. The purpose of this study was to establish whether there are adaptive genetic/molecular changes occurring in these fish
Chun-Nan Yeh et al.
Oncotarget, 5(12), 4071-4086 (2014-06-06)
Although imatinib mesylate (IM) has revolutionized the management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), drug resistance remains a challenge. Previous studies have shown that the expression of aurora kinase A (AURKA) predicts recurrence in patients with primary, surgically resected GISTs. The
Chk2/hCds1 functions as a DNA damage checkpoint in G1 by stabilizing p53
Chehab NH, et al.
Genes & Development, 14(3), 278-288 (2000)
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