d-mannose attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced osteolysis via CPT1A-Mediated lipid metabolic regulation in macrophages

72 views | Dec 13 2021

Zhenzhen Zhang et al. implied that d-mannose attenuated LPS-induced osteolysis by manipulating CPT1A-mediated lipid metabolism in macrophages. [Read the Full Post]

Hsp90-associated DNA replication checkpoint protein and proteasome-subunit components are involved in the age-related macular degeneration

145 views | Oct 29 2021

Chen Xing et al. thought that targeting HSP90AA1, CHEK1, PSMA4, PSMD4, and/or PSMD8 genes through specific miRNAs or small molecules might potentially alleviate the progression of AMD through attenuating RPE senescence. [Read the Full Post]

Daporinad in vitro metabolite profiling via rat, dog, monkey and human liver microsomes by liquid chromatography/quadrupole-orbitrap mass spectrometry

123 views | Oct 29 2021

Shan-Dan Qu et al. found that daporinad was metabolized mainly through N-dealkylation, amide hydrolysis, hydrogenation, oxygenation and dehydrogenation. [Read the Full Post]

Drugs repurposed for COVID-19 by virtual screening of 6,218 drugs and cell-based assay

147 views | Oct 01 2021

Woo Dae Jang et al. found that three drug combinations, omipalisib/remdesivir, tipifarnib/omipalisib, and tipifarnib/remdesivir, showed strong synergistic effects in inhibiting SARS-CoV-2. [Read the Full Post]

ScatLay: utilizing transcriptome-wide noise for identifying and visualizing differentially expressed genes

230 views | Dec 24 2020

Thuy Tien Bui et al. provided a wider coverage of DE genes, and would likely pave way for finding more novel regulatory genes in future works. [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

231 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]

Tipifarnib as a Precision Therapy for HRAS-Mutant Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas

178 views | Sep 24 2020

Mara Gilardi et al. supported that HRAS represented a druggable oncogene in HNSCC through FTase inhibition by tipifarnib, thereby identifying a precision therapeutic option for HNSCCs harboring HRAS mutations. [Read the Full Post]

Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Phenotype of the G608G Progeria Mouse Model With Lonafarnib, Pravastatin, and Zoledronic Acid as Treatment Groups

206 views | Jun 10 2020

Maria B Cubria et al. characterized the musculoskeletal phenotype of the homozygous G608G BAC-transgenic progeria mouse model, and determined the phenotype changes of HGPS mice after a five-arm preclinical trial of different treatment combinations with lonafarnib, pravastatin, and zoledronic acid. [Read the Full Post]

Identifying off-target effects of etomoxir reveals that carnitine palmitoyltransferase I is essential for cancer cell proliferation independent of β-oxidation

433 views | Apr 12 2020

Yao CH et al. suggested that transport of at least some long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria by CPT1 may be required for anabolic processes that support healthy mitochondrial function and cancer cell proliferation independent of FAO. [Read the Full Post]