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Glutamine deficiency promotes stemness and chemoresistance in tumor cells through DRP1-induced mitochondrial fragmentation

48 views | Apr 27 2021

Parash Prasad et al. suggested that glutamine deficiency in the core of tumors could increase the cancer stem cell population and the combination therapy with MDiVi-1 and L-DON was a useful approach to reduce CSCs population in tumor. [Read the Full Post]

Mdivi-1 Alleviates Early Brain Injury After Experimental Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Rats, Possibly via Inhibition of Drp1-Activated Mitochondrial Fission and Oxidative Stress

540 views | Apr 16 2018

Wu P et al. suggested that Mdivi-1 exerts neuroprotective effects against cell death induced by SAH and the underlying mechanism may be inhibition of Drp1-activated mitochondrial fission and oxidative stress. [Read the Full Post]

Polyphyllin I induces mitophagic and apoptotic cell death in human breast cancer cells by increasing mitochondrial PINK1 levels

551 views | Apr 15 2018

Li GB, et al. describe the mechanism by which PINK1 contributes to polyphyllin I-induced mitophagy and apoptosis and suggest that polyphyllin I may be an effective drug for breast cancer treatment. [Read the Full Post]