Paracrine production of IL-6 promotes a hypercoagulable state in pancreatic cancer

186 views | Feb 09 2022

Silu Wang et al. found the key role of the Jagged/Notch/IL-6/STAT3 feedback loop in the development of a hypercoagulable state in pancreatic cance. [Read the Full Post]

γ-Secretase inhibitors for breast cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma: From mechanism to treatment

188 views | Feb 09 2022

Hui Jia et al. thought that the γ-secretase complex was very important for activation of the Notch receptor and regulation of target-gene transcription. [Read the Full Post]

DR-5 and DLL-4 mAb Functionalized SLNs of Gamma-Secretase Inhibitors- An Approach for TNBC Treatment

250 views | Jan 06 2022

Mamta Kumari et al. found that DLL4 mAb and GSIs were expected to act synergistically to block the Notch signal mediated BCSCs proliferation, differentiation, and metastasis. [Read the Full Post]

A phase 1b study of the Notch inhibitor crenigacestat (LY3039478) in combination with other anticancer target agents (taladegib, LY3023414, or abemaciclib) in patients with advanced or metastatic solid tumors

245 views | Nov 16 2021

Analia Azaro et al. demonstrated that crenigacestat combined with different anticancer agents was poorly tolerated, leading to lowered dosing and disappointing clinical activity in patients with advanced or metastatic solid tumors. [Read the Full Post]

γ-secretase inhibitors, DAPT and RO4929097, promote the migration of Human Glioma Cells via Smad5-downregulated E-cadherin Expression

1014 views | Oct 01 2021

Shun-Fu Chang et al. showed that γ-secretase activity inhibition by DAPT and RO4929097 could promote LN18 and LN229 glioma cell migration via downregulating E-cadherin mRNA and protein expressions, but not via affecting E-cadherin protein processing. [Read the Full Post]

Notch inhibitors induce diarrhea, hypercrinia and secretory cell metaplasia in the human colon

546 views | Aug 30 2021

Michael Collins et al. confirmed the role of Notch signaling in intestinal homeostasis in humans. [Read the Full Post]

Incidence, predictors, and outcomes of DAPT non-compliance in planned vs. ad hoc PCI in chronic coronary syndrome

648 views | Jul 21 2021

Jahanzeb Malik et al. provided an insight on additional predictors of non-compliance to DAPT, helping us to identify and address specific patient-related factors for disruption. [Read the Full Post]

More Insights on the Use of γ-Secretase Inhibitors in Cancer Treatment

485 views | Feb 21 2021

Pilar López-Nieva et al. suggested that selective targeting γ-secretase might offer an improved efficacy and toxicity profile over the effects caused by broad-spectrum GSIs. [Read the Full Post]

Active notch protects MAPK activated melanoma cell lines from MEK inhibitor cobimetinib

478 views | Feb 19 2021

Letizia Porcelli et al. unveiled a coordinate action of MAPK and Notch signaling in promoting proliferation of BRAFV600E MM and GNAQQ209L UM cells. [Read the Full Post]

Nanog maintains stemness of Lkb1-deficient lung adenocarcinoma and prevents gastric differentiation

608 views | Jan 15 2021

Xinyuan Tong et al. uncovered a previously unappreciated plasticity of LKB1-deficient tumors and identified the Nanog-Notch axis in regulating gastric differentiation, which hold important therapeutic implication for the treatment of mucinous lung cancer. [Read the Full Post]