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Theratyping of the Rare CFTR Variants E193K and R334W in Rectal Organoid-Derived Epithelial Monolayers

147 views | Apr 24 2022

Fabiana Ciciriello et al. proposed that the functional CFTR assay might guide personalized medicine in patients with CF-like clinical manifestations as well as in those carrying rare CFTR mutations. [Read the Full Post]

Growth factor dependence of the proliferation and survival of cultured lacrimal gland epithelial cells isolated from late-embryonic mice

125 views | Apr 02 2022

Yoko Karasawa et al. found that EGF and HGF might function in a cooperative autocrine manner, supporting cell proliferation and survival during LG development in late-embryonic and neonatal mice. [Read the Full Post]

Ponatinib, Lestaurtinib, and mTOR/PI3K Inhibitors Are Promising Repurposing Candidates against Entamoeba histolytica

155 views | Mar 17 2022

Monica M Kangussu-Marcolino et al. found that all 26 compounds were active against metronidazole-resistant E. histolytica, and 24 were able to block parasite recrudescence after drug removal. [Read the Full Post]

The effect of danusertib, an Aurora kinase inhibitor, onto the cytotoxicity, cell cycle and apoptosis in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells

374 views | Mar 11 2022

Ismail Ayberk Kirbiyik et al. thought that Aurora kinase inhibitor danusertib might be a potential alternative to the treatment of pancreatic cancers. [Read the Full Post]

Combined Inhibition of Polo-Like Kinase-1 and Wee1 as a New Therapeutic Strategy to Induce Apoptotic Cell Death in Neoplastic Mast Cells

392 views | Mar 10 2022

Manuela Mancini et al. showed that repurposing Plk1 or AKA ± Wee1 inhibitors in advanced clinical development for other indications was a therapeutic strategy worthy of being explored, in order to improve the outcome of patients with advanced SM. [Read the Full Post]

FGFR2 Extracellular Domain In-Frame Deletions Are Therapeutically Targetable Genomic Alterations That Function as Oncogenic Drivers in Cholangiocarcinoma

108 views | Mar 09 2022

James M Cleary et al. revealed that these FGFR2 EIDs were sensitive to FGFR inhibition in vitro, and patients with these alterations benefited from treatment with FGFR inhibitors in the clinic. [Read the Full Post]

The role of fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitors in the treatment of cancers including those of the urinary bladder

112 views | Feb 21 2022

Robert Roskoski Jr thought that the FDA approval of erdafitinib for the treatment of urinary bladder cancers might stimulate additional work targeting the many other FGFR-driven neoplasms. [Read the Full Post]

Pazopanib (GW786034) and cyclophosphamide in patients with platinum-resistant, recurrent, pre-treated ovarian cancer - Results of the PACOVAR-trial

0 views | Feb 08 2022

C Dinkic et al. found that Pazopanib 600mg daily p.o. and metronomic cyclophosphamide 50mg daily p.o. is a feasible regimen for patients with recurrent platinum-resistant EOC and showed promising activity in this previously treated patient population. [Read the Full Post]

Fibroblast growth factor (FGF), FGF receptor (FGFR), and cyclin D1 (CCND1) DNA methylation in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas is associated with transcriptional activity, gene amplification, human papillomavirus (HPV) status, and sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors

190 views | Jan 05 2022

Yilin Bao et al. found significant correlations of DNA methylation of specific CpG sites with response to the FGFR1/3-selective inhibitors PD 173074 and AZD4547, predominantly within the transcription start site of CCND1. [Read the Full Post]

Nintedanib Regulates GRK2 and CXCR2 to Reduce Neutrophil Recruitment in Endotoxin-Induced Lung Injury

499 views | Oct 02 2021

Vincent Yi-Fong Su et al. found that the inhibition of adhesion molecules via the activation of GRK2 and the inhibition of p38 MAPK and CXCR2. [Read the Full Post]