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NK2 receptor mediated detrusor muscle contraction involves Gq/11-dependent activation of voltage-dependent calcium channels and the RhoA-Rho kinase pathway

55 views | Aug 30 2019

Dér B et al. identified potential therapeutic targets of bladder dysfunctions related to upregulation of TKs. [Read the Full Post]

Airway Progenitor Clone Formation Is Enhanced by Y-27632-Dependent Changes in the Transcriptome

77 views | Jul 10 2019

Reynolds SD et al. concluded that Y-27632 fundamentally alters cell-cell and cell-ECM interactions, which preserves basal progenitor cells and allows greater cell amplification. [Read the Full Post]

KD025 (SLx-2119) suppresses adipogenesis at intermediate stage in human adipose-derived stem cells

131 views | May 31 2019

Diep DTV et al. indicated that KD025suppresses adipocyte differentiation by modulation of key factors activated at the intermediate stage of differentiation, and not by inhibition of ROCK2. [Read the Full Post]

Mechanisms of U46619-induced contraction in mice intrarenal arteries

214 views | Mar 27 2019

Yan H et al. suggested that the U46619-induced contraction of mouse intrarenal arteries is mediated by Cav1.2 and SOC channel, through the activation of thromboxane-prostanoid receptors and its downstream signaling pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Generation of Urine Cell-Derived Non-integrative Human iPSCs and iNSCs: A Step-by-Step Optimized Protocol

201 views | Mar 24 2019

Cheng L et al. showed the optimized protocol is an easy and fast procedure to yield both iPSC and iNSC lines from a convenient source of human urine in a single experiment. [Read the Full Post]

PI3K Catalytic Isoform Alteration Promotes the LIMK1-related Metastasis Through the PAK1 or ROCK1/2 Activation in Cigarette Smoke-exposed Ovarian Cancer Cells

0 views | Dec 18 2018

Park GB et al. showed that characterization of the p110 isotypes of PI3K is critical for regulating cancer metastasis; LIMK1 could be a common therapeutic target of ovarian cancer metastasis. [Read the Full Post]

Upregulation of programmed cell death ligand 1 promotes resistance response in non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with neo-adjuvant chemotherapy

1263 views | Aug 26 2018

Zhang P et al. suggested that the upregulation of PD-L1 promotes a resistance response in lung cancer cells that might be through activation of the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/protein kinase B pathway and suppression of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes. The high expression of PD-L1 after NAC could be an indication of therapeutic resistance and poor prognosis in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. [Read the Full Post]

AT13148, a first-in-class multi-AGC kinase inhibitor, potently inhibits gastric cancer cells both in vitro and in vivo

1975 views | Jun 20 2018

Xi Y et al. supported the progression of this molecule into future evaluation as a valuable anti-gastric cancer candidate. [Read the Full Post]

Differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neutrophil granulocytes from common marmoset monkey (Callithrix jacchus).

1233 views | Jan 27 2018

Schrimpf C et al. indicated cj-iPSC-derived neutrophils bare high hopes in hematologic cell replacement therapy. They exhibit high morphologic similarity to native neutrophils and present neutrophil-specific surface antigens, antimicrobial proteins, and gene products yielding an auspicious approach for continuative experiments including tests in living animals. [Read the Full Post]

Extracellular heat shock protein 90α mediates HDM-induced bronchial epithelial barrier dysfunction by activating RhoA/MLC signaling

1007 views | Jan 04 2018

Dong HM et al. suggested that eHsp90α is a potential therapeutic target for treatment of asthma. [Read the Full Post]