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Co-targeting PIM and PI3K/mTOR using multikinase inhibitor AUM302 and a combination of AZD-1208 and BEZ235 in prostate cancer

2 views | Nov 22 2020

Sabina Luszczak et al. believed that a co-targeting approach was a viable therapeutic strategy that should be developed further in pre-clinical studies. [Read the Full Post]

Preclinical evaluation of antitumor activity of the proteasome inhibitor MLN2238 (ixazomib) in hepatocellular carcinoma cells

0 views | Nov 20 2020

Giuseppa Augello et al. thought that association of A1210477 and MLN2238 determined synergistic antitumor effects in HCC cells. [Read the Full Post]

Rapalogues as hCES2A Inhibitors: In Vitro and In Silico Investigations

9 views | Nov 17 2020

Cheng-Cheng Shi et al. demonstrated that several marketed rapalogues were potent and specific hCES2A inhibitors, and these agents could serve as leading compounds for the development of more efficacious hCES2A inhibitors to modulate the pharmacokinetic profiles and toxicity of hCES2A-substrate drugs (such as the anticancer agent irinotecan). [Read the Full Post]

A phase I trial of temsirolimus and erlotinib in patients with refractory solid tumors

11 views | Nov 15 2020

Haeseong Park et al. found the he combination of temsirolimus and erlotinib at the RP2D was well tolerated, and the regimen resulted in prolonged disease stabilization in selected patients (NCT00770263). [Read the Full Post]

Dehydrodiconiferyl alcohol, a lignan from Herpetospermum pedunculosum, alleviates cholestasis by activating pathways associated with the farnesoid X receptor

9 views | Nov 07 2020

Xiaodong Wei et al. thought that DA might represent an effective agonist for FXR had significant therapeutic potential for the treatment of cholestatic liver injury. [Read the Full Post]

Notoginseng Leaf Triterpenes Ameliorates OGD/R-Induced Neuronal Injury via SIRT1/2/3-Foxo3a-MnSOD/PGC-1 α Signaling Pathways Mediated by the NAMPT-NAD Pathway

10 views | Nov 07 2020

Weijie Xie et al. found that PNGL, as a new drug candidate, had a pivotal role in mitochondrial homeostasis and energy metabolism therapy via NAMPT against OGD-induced SH-SY5Y cell injury. [Read the Full Post]

Pre-B cell colony enhancing factor induces Nampt-dependent translocation of the insulin receptor out of lipid microdomains in A549 lung epithelial cells

0 views | Nov 06 2020

Qianyi Peng et al. concluded that PBEF could inhibit insulin signaling through the IR by Nampt-dependent promotion of IR translocation into the nonraft domains of A549 epithelial cells. [Read the Full Post]

Identification of Subtype-Specific Metastasis-Related Genetic Signatures in Sarcoma

15 views | Nov 02 2020

Ya-Ling Li et al. provided new insights into the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of sarcomas and provided new directions for further study of sarcoma. [Read the Full Post]

VDAC upregulation and αTAT1‑mediated α‑tubulin acetylation contribute to tanespimycin‑induced apoptosis in Calu‑1 cells

15 views | Nov 02 2020

Qilin Wang et al. provided evidence for the use of a combination of drugs that target VDAC1 and tubulin to induce tumour cell apoptosis. [Read the Full Post]

Small molecule 2,3-DCPE induces S phase arrest by activating the ATM/ATR-Chk1-Cdc25A signaling pathway in DLD-1 colon cancer cells

18 views | Oct 29 2020

Bingjun Bai et al. suggested that 2,3-DCPE caused DNA damage in colon cancer cells and that 2,3-DCPE-induced S phase arrest was associated with the activation of the ATM/ATR-Chk1-Cdc25A pathway. [Read the Full Post]