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Aurora Kinase

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

22 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

26 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

106 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

99 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

105 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

198 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]

Barasertib (AZD1152), a Small Molecule Aurora B Inhibitor, Inhibits the Growth of SCLC Cell Lines In Vitro and In Vivo

0 views | Nov 28 2019

Helfrich BA et al. suggested that SCLC tumors with cMYC amplification/high gene expression will frequently respond to Aurora B inhibitors and that clinical studies coupled with predictive biomarkers are indicated. [Read the Full Post]

Selective BCL-XL inhibition promotes apoptosis in combination with MLN8237 in medulloblastoma and pediatric glioblastoma cells

263 views | Aug 20 2019

Levesley J et al. indicated that selective small-molecule inhibitors of BCL-XL may enhance the efficacy of MLN8237 and other targeted chemotherapeutic agents. [Read the Full Post]

Alisertib demonstrates significant antitumor activity in bevacizumab resistant, patient derived orthotopic models of glioblastoma

240 views | Aug 20 2019

Kurokawa C et al. showed that alisertibdisplays significant antitumor activity against primary GBM lines and xenografts, including patient derived GBM lines resistant to bevacizumab; these data support clinical translation in GBM. [Read the Full Post]

The Potential Contribution of microRNAs in Anti-cancer Effects of Aurora Kinase Inhibitor (AZD1152-HQPA)

292 views | May 27 2019

Zekri A et al. showed for the first time the potential contribution of miRNAs in the anti-cancer effects of AZD1152-HQPA. [Read the Full Post]