Differential functional roles of fibroblasts and pericytes in the formation of tissue-engineered microvascular networks in vitro

15 views | Jan 27 2021

Natalia Kosyakova et al. described the differential effects that two widely used stromal cell populations, fibroblasts (FBs) and pericytes (PCs), had on μVN formation. [Read the Full Post]

Suppression of MET signaling mediated by pitavastatin and capmatinib inhibits oral and esophageal cancer cell growth

16 views | Jan 26 2021

Bo Xu et al. suggested that the combination of pitavastatin with capmatinib was a useful therapeutic strategy in OSCC and ESCC. [Read the Full Post]

LGR5 induces β activation and augments tumor progression by activating STAT3 in human intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

37 views | Dec 04 2020

Keishi Kawasaki et al. thought that LGR5 was an excellent prognostic predictor and a promising therapeutic target for ICC. [Read the Full Post]

A Slug-dependent mechanism is responsible for tumor suppression of p53-stabilizing compound CP-31398 in p53-mutated endometrial carcinoma

44 views | Oct 03 2020

Ling Liu et al. showed that CP-31398-regulated Slug downregulation repressed the p53-mutated EC via the p53/Wnt/Puma pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Effective Reconstruction of Functional Urethra Promoted With ICG-001 Delivery Using Core-Shell Collagen/Poly(Llactide-co-caprolactone) [P(LLA-CL)] Nanoyarn-Based Scaffold: A Study in Dog Model

54 views | Sep 08 2020

Kaile Zhang et al. applied a novel drug-delivering nanoyarn scaffold in urethroplasty in dog model, which continuously delivered ICG-001 during tissue reconstruction, and could effectively promote urethral recovery and resume fully functional urethra within 12 weeks. [Read the Full Post]

Combined treatment with CBP and BET inhibitors reverses inadvertent activation of detrimental super enhancer programs in DIPG cells

62 views | Aug 30 2020

Maria Wiese et al. found that combinatorial treatment with CBP and BET inhibitors was highly efficient in H3K27M-mutant DIPG due to reversal of inadvertent activation of detrimental SE programs in comparison with monotherapy. [Read the Full Post]

Quercetin promotes human epidermal stem cell proliferation through the estrogen receptor/β-catenin/c-Myc/cyclin A2 signaling pathway

66 views | Aug 28 2020

Zhaodong Wang et al.showed that EpSCs were used not only in clinic to treat skin wounds but also as seed cells in skin tissue engineering.Quercetin was a useful reagent to expand EpSCs for basic research, skin wound treatment, and skin tissue engineering. [Read the Full Post]

Differentiation of Human Cardiac Atrial Appendage Stem Cells into Adult Cardiomyocytes: A Role for the Wnt Pathway?

103 views | Jul 23 2020

Leen Willems et al. indicated that Wnt signaling had limited effects on CASC clonogenicity, proliferation, and differentiation. [Read the Full Post]

Exosomal release of microRNA-454 by breast cancer cells sustains biological properties of cancer stem cells via the PRRT2/Wnt axis in ovarian cancer

93 views | Jul 23 2020

Ling Wang et al. discovered that C59 reversed the repressive role of exosomes in stemness of CSCs. When being evaluated in a mouse model, exosomal miR-454 led to an efficacious effect in suppressing the tumor weight and volume in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

LGR5 Controls Extracellular Matrix Production by Stem Cells in the Developing Intestine

134 views | Jun 14 2020

Valeria Fernandez Vallone et al. provided that Lgr5 antagonizes the Rspondin 2-Wnt-mediated response in ISCs in organoids, revealing a sophisticated regulatory process for Wnt signaling in ISCs. [Read the Full Post]