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Aurora Kinase

The anti-apoptotic proteins Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL suppress Beclin 1/Atg6-mediated lethal autophagy in polyploid cells

5 views | Apr 16 2021

Jing Zhang et al. found that Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL negatively modulated MYC-VX-680 synthetic lethality. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of Cdc20 suppresses the metastasis in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)

4 views | Apr 15 2021

Christine Song et al. suggested an essential role of Cdc20 in tumor formation and metastasis of TNBC, which might be a potential target therapy for TNBC treatment. [Read the Full Post]

Structural Biology Insight for the Design of Sub-type Selective Aurora Kinase Inhibitors

8 views | Mar 12 2021

Sailu Sarvagalla et al. found that a possible means to develop sub-type selective inhibitor was by targeting Aurora A specific residues (Leu215, Thr217 and Arg220) or Aurora B specific residues (Arg159, Glu161 and Lys164), near the solvent exposed region of the protein. [Read the Full Post]

A screening-based approach identifies cell cycle regulators AURKA, CHK1 and PLK1 as targetable regulators of chondrosarcoma cell survival

8 views | Mar 11 2021

Yvonne de Jong et al. thought that AURKA, CHK1 and PLK1 were identified as important survival genes in chondrosarcoma cell lines. [Read the Full Post]

Epigenome-wide DNA methylation analysis of small cell lung cancer cell lines suggests potential chemotherapy targets

40 views | Sep 21 2020

Julia Krushkal et al. indicated potential epigenetic mechanisms affecting SCLC response to chemotherapy and suggested targets for combination therapies. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of Aurora Kinase B attenuates fibroblast activation and pulmonary fibrosis

45 views | Sep 21 2020

Rajesh K Kasam et al. provided important proof-of-concept that demonstrated barasertib as a possible intervention therapy for IPF. [Read the Full Post]

GSK3β-Ikaros-ANXA4 signaling inhibits high-glucose-induced fibroblast migration

127 views | Aug 19 2020

Youpei Wang et al. provided a new regulatory mechanism by which GSK3β negatively regulated human skin fibroblast cell migration. [Read the Full Post]

Alisertib plus induction chemotherapy in previously untreated patients with high-risk, acute myeloid leukaemia: a single-arm, phase 2 trial

123 views | Jul 17 2020

Andrew M Brunner et al. suggested that alisertib combined with induction chemotherapy is active and safe in previously untreated patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukaemia. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of Aurora Kinase A by Alisertib Reduces Cell Proliferation and Induces Apoptosis and Autophagy in HuH-6 Human Hepatoblastoma Cells

129 views | Jun 19 2020

Jingyi Tan et al. suggested that AURKA may be a novel therapeutic target and ALS a potential therapeutic drug for the treatment of HB. [Read the Full Post]

Reactive oxygen species generation and increase in mitochondrial copy number: new insight into the potential mechanism of cytotoxicity induced by aurora kinase inhibitor, AZD1152-HQPA

219 views | Dec 13 2019

Zekri A et al. showed a functional relationship between the aurora kinase inhibition, an increase in mitochondrial copy number, and ROS generation in therapeutic modalities of cancer. This study suggests that the excessive ROS generation may be a novel mechanism of cytotoxicity induced by the aurora kinase inhibitor, AZD1152-HQPA. [Read the Full Post]