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Successful treatment of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma with fludarabine, high-dose cytarabine and subsequent unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation

69 views | Oct 04 2021

Takaya Honda et al. found a heterozygous nonsense c.2961C>G (p.Tyr987Ter) variant of the KMT2C gene. [Read the Full Post]

A [3Fe-4S] cluster and tRNA-dependent aminoacyltransferase BlsK in the biosynthesis of Blasticidin S

59 views | Oct 03 2021

Xiankun Wang et al. provided an example of an iron-sulfur protein that catalyzed an aminoacyl-tRNA (aa-tRNA)-dependent amide bond formation in a natural product biosynthetic pathway. [Read the Full Post]

G-quadruplex DNA: a novel target for drug design

78 views | Sep 03 2021

Fang-Yuan Teng et al. summarized the G4 unfolding mechanisms emerged recently by multiple G4-specific DNA helicases, such as Pif1, RecQ family helicases, FANCJ, and DHX36. [Read the Full Post]

ARTEMIN Promotes Oncogenicity and Resistance to 5-Fluorouracil in Colorectal Carcinoma by p44/42 MAPK Dependent Expression of CDH2

154 views | Aug 25 2021

Qiu-Shi Zhuang et al. thought that ARTN might be of prognostic and theranostic utility in CRC. [Read the Full Post]

Allosteric Activation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase by Remdesivir Triphosphate and Other Phosphorylated Nucleotides

131 views | Jun 23 2021

Bing Wang et al. demonstrated that RdRp was allosterically activated by nontemplating phosphorylated nucleotides, including naturally occurring alarmone ppGpp and synthetic remdesivir triphosphate. [Read the Full Post]

Modeling clinical responses to targeted therapies by patient-derived organoids of advanced lung adenocarcinoma

142 views | Jun 06 2021

Seok-Young Kim et al. demonstrated translational relevance of PDOs in advanced lung adenocarcinoma. [Read the Full Post]

TIP30 overcomes gefitinib resistance by regulating cytoplasmic and nuclear EGFR signaling in non-small cell lung cancer

128 views | Jun 01 2021

Shuai Shuai et al. revealed that TIP30 overexpression restored gefitinib sensitivity in NSCLC cells and attenuated the cytoplasmic and nuclear EGFR signaling pathways. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy and Safety of Combination Treatment With Apatinib and Osimertinib After Osimertinib Resistance in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Mutant Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma-A Retrospective Analysis of a Multicenter Clinical Study

118 views | May 26 2021

Xue Yang et al. found that the combination of apatinib and osimertinib improved the ORR and the DCR of patients with osimertinib-refractory EGFR-positive NSCLC, thus making it a reasonable treatment choice after the development of osimertinib resistance. [Read the Full Post]

Naturally Occurring Resistance Associated Substitutions in Non-Cirrhotic, Treatment Naive HCV-HIV Co-Infected Patients Does Not Affect the Treatment Response for Anti-HCV Antiviral Therapy

157 views | Apr 22 2021

Ekta Gupta et al. showed that BL-RAS were common in HCV-HIV co-infected patients. [Read the Full Post]

In vitro antiviral activity of the anti-HCV drugs daclatasvir and sofosbuvir against SARS-CoV-2, the aetiological agent of COVID-19

157 views | Apr 22 2021

Carolina Q Sacramento et al. found that daclatasvir, alone or in combination with sofosbuvir, at higher doses than used against HCV, might be further fostered as an anti-COVID-19 therapy. [Read the Full Post]