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Reduced E-cadherin facilitates renal cell carcinoma progression by WNT/?-catenin signaling activation
Zhang X, et al.
Oncotarget, 8(12), 19566-19576 (2017)
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
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
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
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
Judith Wenzina et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 140(4), 878-890 (2019-10-18)
Melanoma cells can switch between distinct gene expression profiles, resulting in proliferative or invasive phenotypes. Signaling pathways involved in this switch were analyzed by gene expression profiling of a cohort of 22 patient-derived melanoma cell lines. CDH1 negativity was identified
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Shabnam Massah et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e97535-e97535 (2014-05-14)
Regulatory elements for the mouse growth hormone (GH) gene are located distally in a putative locus control region (LCR) in addition to key elements in the promoter proximal region. The role of promoter DNA methylation for GH gene regulation is
Kaishun Hu et al.
Oncotarget, 5(10), 3088-3100 (2013-03-21)
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor in childhood and adolescence and has a propensity for local invasion and early lung metastasis. However, the current therapies often result in chemoresistance, and a therapeutic target is not available in
Mitotic regulation of the APC activator proteins CDC20 and CDH1
Kramer ER, et al.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 11(5), 1555-1569 (2000)
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
Y Bao et al.
British journal of cancer, 111(5), 933-943 (2014-07-18)
Chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter-transcription factor II (COUP-TFII, also known as NR2F2) promotes metastasis by functioning in the tumour microenvironment; however, the role of COUP-TFII in colorectal cancer remains unknown. Human colon adenocarcinoma tissues were collected to test COUP-TFII expression. Wound-healing
Xiaojing Chang et al.
Molecular biology reports, 41(9), 6215-6223 (2014-07-06)
N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1) has been proposed as a tumor suppressor gene in many different types of tumors, but its potential function and corresponding mechanism are not yet fully elucidated. This study aims to detect the possible function of
Nawal Bendris et al.
Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS, 71(24), 4881-4894 (2014-06-01)
Our previous work showed that Cyclin A2 deficiency promotes cell invasion in fibroblasts. Given that the majority of cancers emerge from epithelia, we explored novel functions for Cyclin A2 by depleting it in normal mammary epithelial cells. This caused an
Dandan Yuan et al.
International journal of oncology, 45(6), 2430-2438 (2014-09-10)
Both circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) play an important role in invasion, migration and chemoresistant in tumor development. This study aimed to detect whether EMT occurred in human gastric CTCs and to explore the mechanism of EMT
Lu Chen et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e101040-e101040 (2014-07-02)
In previous work, we demonstrated that transcription factor Trim28 (Tripartite motif containing 28) plays a tumor-suppressor role in early-staged adenocarcinoma of the lung due to its ability to restrain transcription of cell cycle-regulating genes. Herein we examine Trim28's role in
Renata Bordeira-Carriço et al.
European journal of human genetics : EJHG, 22(9), 1085-1092 (2014-01-16)
Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) syndrome, although rare, is highly penetrant at an early age, and is severe and incurable because of ineffective screening tools and therapy. Approximately 45% of HDGC families carry germline CDH1/E-cadherin alterations, 20% of which are
Hang-Yu Zhang et al.
Molecular biology reports, 41(8), 5519-5524 (2014-06-04)
Gall bladder carcinoma (GBC) is the seventh most common cancer across the globe and the most common malignancy of the biliary tract. Most GBC related deaths occur due to secondary progression and metastasis to distant organs. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is
Kai Song et al.
Experimental cell research, 328(1), 156-163 (2014-07-13)
Most previous studies have linked cancer-macrophage fusion with tumor progression and metastasis. However, the characteristics of hybrid cells derived from oral cancer and endothelial cells and their involvement in cancer remained unknown. Double-immunofluorescent staining and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH)
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