Showing 1-30 of 6492 results for "SHRNA"
Daisuke Fujisawa et al.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 134(3), 622-633 (2014-06-24)
Wheal reactions to intradermally injected neuropeptides, such as substance P (SP) and vasoactive intestinal peptide, are significantly larger and longer lasting in patients with chronic urticaria (CU) than in nonatopic control (NC) subjects. Mas-related gene X2 (MrgX2) has been identified...
Panagiotis Maragozidis et al.
Molecular cancer, 14, 187-187 (2015-11-07)
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, mainly due to late diagnosis, poor prognosis and tumor heterogeneity. Thus, the need for biomarkers that will aid classification, treatment and monitoring remains intense and challenging and depends on the...
Xiaofan Han et al.
Nature communications, 8, 14639-14639 (2017-03-04)
Endothelial exocytosis of Weibel-Palade body (WPB) is one of the first lines of defence against vascular injury. However, the mechanisms that control WPB exocytosis in the final stages (including the docking, priming and fusion of granules) are poorly understood. Here...
Y Wang et al.
Oncogene, 35(11), 1363-1372 (2015-08-04)
RNF126 is an E3 ubiquitin ligase. The deletion of RNF126 gene was observed in a wide range of human cancers and is correlated with improved disease-free and overall survival. These data highlight the clinical relevance of RNF126 in tumorigenesis and...
Antonis C Antoniou et al.
The New England journal of medicine, 371(6), 497-506 (2014-08-08)
Germline loss-of-function mutations in PALB2 are known to confer a predisposition to breast cancer. However, the lifetime risk of breast cancer that is conferred by such mutations remains unknown. We analyzed the risk of breast cancer among 362 members of...
Carole Siret et al.
British journal of cancer, 113(10), 1445-1453 (2015-10-30)
Malignant transformation of melanocytes frequently coincides with an alteration in the expression of cell-cell adhesion molecules (cadherins) and cell-extracellular matrix proteins (integrins). How these two adhesion systems interplay to impact on cell invasion remains to be described in melanoma. Cell...
Hélène Lazareth et al.
Nature communications, 10(1), 3303-3303 (2019-07-26)
The mechanisms driving the development of extracapillary lesions in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and crescentic glomerulonephritis (CGN) remain poorly understood. A key question is how parietal epithelial cells (PECs) invade glomerular capillaries, thereby promoting injury and kidney failure. Here we...
Plasmids: shopping in the age of plenty.
Vivien Marx
Nature methods, 11(8), 795-798 (2014-07-31)
Li-jun Mao et al.
Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine, 36(11), 9073-9081 (2015-06-19)
Recent studies suggest that SATB1 is a promising therapeutic target for prostate cancer. To develop novel SATB1-based therapeutic agents for prostate cancer, in this study, we aimed to construct ZD55-SATB1, an oncolytic adenovirus ZD55 carrying shRNA targeting SATB1, and investigate...
Sharmin Seraj et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 166, 192-202 (2019-05-28)
Duration of gene silencing due to the short-term silencing effects induced by exogenous siRNA have limited the therapeutic applications of RNAi and the development of RNAi-based therapeutics. We here generated Eg5 shRNA-expressing plasmids using the inverted terminal repeats (ITRs) sequences...
Hui Qiao et al.
Technology in cancer research & treatment, 17, 1533033818784411-1533033818784411 (2018-07-11)
α-Enolase is a significant subunit of enolase and acts as a glycolytic enzyme responsible for catalyzing the conversion of 2-phosphoglycerate to phosphoenolpyruvate in the anaerobic glycolysis pathway. The research about their role is known little in tumor invasion and metastasis....
Lentivirus-mediated shRNA Targeting CNN2 Inhibits Hepatocarcinoma
Xueqing Kang et al.
International journal of medical sciences, 15(1), 69-76 (2018-01-16)
Christopher A de Solis et al.
Neurobiology of learning and memory, 124, 34-47 (2015-07-18)
The use of viral vector technology to deliver short hairpin RNAs (shRNAs) to cells of the nervous system of many model organisms has been widely utilized by neuroscientists to study the influence of genes on behavior. However, there have been...
Wen Xiao et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 17(1), 229-238 (2019-11-26)
Eukaryotic translation initiation factors 3i (eIF3i) is a proto-oncogene that is overexpressed in various tumors, reducing its expression by eIF3i shRNA is a promising strategy to inhibit tumor growth or metastasis. Tumor cell is the target of eIF3i shRNA so...
Sujin Kang et al.
Cellular signalling, 27(6), 1214-1224 (2015-03-10)
We previously showed that an increase of cellular Bcl-xL mediates acquired resistance to tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and knockdown of Bcl-xL expression greatly sensitized TRAIL-induced cytotoxicity. Here, we show that Daxx downregulation increases the anti-tumorigenic activity through enhancement...
Zhenzhen Chen et al.
Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 11(8), 952-962 (2014-10-22)
Polycationic vectors have been used to deliver short hairpin RNAs (shRNAs) to knock-down genes for cancer therapies, but their inefficiency in lysosomal escape and shRNA release causes their low gene transcription efficiency. Herein, a three-layered polyethyleneimine (PEI)-coated gold nanocomplex interlaid...
Jesse Stombaugh et al.
Journal of biomolecular screening, 20(8), 965-975 (2015-03-18)
RNA interference screening using pooled, short hairpin RNA (shRNA) is a powerful, high-throughput tool for determining the biological relevance of genes for a phenotype. Assessing an shRNA pooled screen's performance is difficult in practice; one can estimate the performance only...
Sara Ayatollahi et al.
The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology, 92, 210-217 (2017-10-17)
RNAi-based gene therapy has been recently considered as a promising approach against cancer. Targeted delivery of drug, gene or therapeutic RNAi-based systems to tumor cells is one of the important issues in order to reduce side effects on normal cells....
Hye Jin Kim et al.
Biomaterials, 177, 1-13 (2018-06-09)
Overexpression and knockdown of specific proteins can control stem cell differentiation for therapeutic purposes. In this study, we fabricated RUNX2, SOX9, and C/EBPα plasmid DNAs (pDNAs) and ATF4-targeting shRNA (shATF4) to induce osteogenesis, chondrogenesis, and adipogenesis of human mesenchymal stem...
Jose A Morales-Garcia et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 36(2), 1160-1173 (2014-12-03)
Different studies have suggested that the nucleotide cyclic adenosine 3', 5'-monophosphate can actively play an important role as a neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory agent after a brain injury. The phosphodiesterase 7 (PDE7) enzyme is one of the enzymes responsible for controlling...
Jianfa Li et al.
Journal of experimental & clinical cancer research : CR, 35(1), 99-99 (2016-06-23)
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been proved to act as key molecules in cancer development and progression. Dysregulation of lncRNAs is discovered in various tumor tissues and cancer cells where they can serve as oncogenes or tumor suppressors. Long non-coding...
Sander B Frank et al.
BMC biotechnology, 17(1), 24-24 (2017-03-02)
Short hairpin RNA (shRNA) is an established and effective tool for stable knock down of gene expression. Lentiviral vectors can be used to deliver shRNAs, thereby providing the ability to infect most mammalian cell types with high efficiency, regardless of...
Liam D Cassidy et al.
Autophagy, 14(7), 1256-1266 (2018-07-13)
Macroautophagy/autophagy is an evolutionarily conserved catabolic pathway whose modulation has been linked to diverse disease states, including age-associated disorders. Conventional and conditional whole-body knockout mouse models of key autophagy genes display perinatal death and lethal neurotoxicity, respectively, limiting their applications...
Alessandro Bertero et al.
Current protocols in stem cell biology, 44, 5C-5C (2018-03-08)
The difficulties involved in conditionally perturbing complex gene expression networks represent major challenges toward defining the mechanisms controlling human development, physiology, and disease. We developed an OPTimized inducible KnockDown (OPTiKD) platform that addresses the limitations of previous approaches by allowing...
Hiroki Kobayashi et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 467(1), 121-127 (2015-09-26)
Combining glycolytic inhibition with other anti-cancer therapies is a potential approach to treating cancer. In this context, we attempted to identify genes that determine sensitivity to 2-deoxyglucose (2DG), a glycolytic inhibitor, in cancer cells using pooled shRNA libraries targeting ∼15,000...
Marieke Aarts et al.
Genes & development, 31(20), 2085-2098 (2017-11-16)
Expression of the transcription factors OCT4, SOX2, KLF4, and cMYC (OSKM) reprograms somatic cells into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Reprogramming is a slow and inefficient process, suggesting the presence of safeguarding mechanisms that counteract cell fate conversion. One such...
Sara Ansaloni et al.
Journal of RNAi and gene silencing : an international journal of RNA and gene targeting research, 6(2), 411-415 (2010-12-09)
RNA interference (RNAi) is a widely used molecular biology technique to investigate the importance of specific genes in molecular pathways. Since mammalian cells are equipped with endogenous RNAi processing machinery, it has become common practice to transfect constructs that encode...
Bei Xu et al.
Frontiers in chemistry, 8, 762-762 (2020-11-03)
A major barrier for co-delivery of gene medicine with small molecular chemotherapeutic drugs in solid tumors is the inadequate tumor penetration and transfection. In this study, a novel polymeric nanocarrier with integrated properties of tumor penetration, nuclear targeting, and pH-responsive...
Geanina Voicu et al.
Pharmaceutics, 12(6) (2020-06-06)
Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is a progressive disorder that increases in prevalence with age. An important role in aortic valve calcification is played by valvular interstitial cells (VIC), that with age or in pathological conditions acquire an osteoblast-like phenotype...
Saeedeh Askarian et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 136, 355-364 (2015-10-05)
Introduction of an efficient gene delivery vector is still the main challenge of gene therapy. Both polyethylenimine (PEI) and poly(l-lysine) (PLL) comprise disadvantages which limited their application. To explore whether their deficiencies could be compensated by preparing copolymers consisting of...

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