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Inhibition of FGF2-Mediated Signaling in GIST-Promising Approach for Overcoming Resistance to Imatinib

1 views | Aug 05 2020

Sergei Boichuk et al. provided a rationale to evaluate the effectiveness of the inhibitors of FGF-signaling for IM-resistant GISTs. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of FGFR Signaling Partially Rescues Osteoarthritis in Mice Overexpressing High Molecular Weight FGF2 Isoforms

1 views | Aug 05 2020

Liping Xiao et al. demonstrated that overexpression of the HMWFGF2 isoforms in preosteoblasts resulted in osteoarthropathy that couid be partially rescued by FGFR inhibitor via reduction in activated Wnt signaling. [Read the Full Post]

Comprehensive analyses of immunodynamics and immunoreactivity in response to treatment in ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer

2 views | Aug 04 2020

Kyoung-Ho Pyo et al. found that ALK-positive tumors progressing on ceritinib was not immunogenic enough to respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors. [Read the Full Post]

Gemcitabine combined with cisplatin vs. taxane, cisplatin, and fluorouracil in the treatment of locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a retrospective case-control study

2 views | Aug 04 2020

Y-M Huang et al. showed that the clinical efficacy of the GP regimen combined with CCRT for the treatment of locoregionally advanced NPC might be better than that of the TPF regimen. [Read the Full Post]

Alcohol-induced CYP2E1, Mitochondrial Dynamics and Retrograde Signaling in Human Hepatic 3D Organoids

6 views | Aug 03 2020

Rajesh Angireddy et al. presented a mechanistic link between CYP2E1 function and alcohol mediated mitochondrial dysfunction, retrograde signaling, and activation of hepatic steatosis in a 3D organoid system that closely recapitulated the in vivo liver response. [Read the Full Post]

PRMT5 control of cGAS/STING and NLRC5 pathways defines melanoma response to antitumor immunity

5 views | Aug 03 2020

Hyungsoo Kim et al. provided a rationale to test PRMT5 inhibitors in immunotherapy-based clinical trials as a means to enhance an antitumor immune response. [Read the Full Post]

In Vitro and In Vivo Efficacy of DNA Damage Repair Inhibitor Veliparib in Combination with Artesunate against Echinococcus granulosus

3 views | Aug 02 2020

Y F Li et al. demonstrated that AS or AS in combination with Veliparib was effective for treating CE, especially the combination group. [Read the Full Post]

Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of PARP Inhibitors in Advanced-Stage Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

4 views | Aug 02 2020

Yifan Jiang et al. found that PARP inhibitors were an effective and well-tolerated treatment for patients with advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer. [Read the Full Post]

Repolarization of tumor infiltrating macrophages and increased survival in mouse primary CNS lymphomas after XPO1 and BTK inhibition

9 views | Jul 30 2020

Isabel Jiménez et al. highlighted the pathogenic role of the innate immune microenvironment in PCNSL and provided pre-clinical evidence for the development of selinexor and ibrutinib as a new promising therapeutic option with cytotoxic and immunomodulatory potential. [Read the Full Post]

Clinical Utility of Selinexor/Dexamethasone in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: A Review of Current Evidence and Patient Selection

8 views | Jul 30 2020

Panagiotis Malandrakis et al. showed that selinexor was a new anti-myeloma drug that seemed to be effective in patients who had no other therapeutic options, including patients who had received novel cellular therapies such as CAR-T cells. [Read the Full Post]

Screening of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in natural products by capillary electrophoresis combined with high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

0 views | Jul 29 2020

Feng Li et al. demonstrated a significant merit of our method in the identification of the bioactive compounds in natural products. [Read the Full Post]

The Apparent Requirement for Protein Synthesis during G2 Phase Is due to Checkpoint Activation

10 views | Jul 29 2020

Sarah Lockhead et al. showed that protein synthesis during G2 phase was not required for mitotic entry, at least when the p38 checkpoint pathway was abrogated. [Read the Full Post]

Epithelioid glioblastoma with microglia features: Potential for novel therapy

10 views | Jul 28 2020

Nami Nakagomi et al. provided insight into the cellular nature of E-GBM and introduced several possibilities for effective targeted therapy for these patients. [Read the Full Post]

Effectiveness and Costs Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Targeted Immunomodulators Using Real-World U.S. Data

33 views | Jul 28 2020

Mahdi Gharaibeh et al. showed that the range of patients who were effectively treated with first-line therapy was higher for certain tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and tocilizumab. [Read the Full Post]

Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of ipatasertib in dog plasma using LC/MS/MS

27 views | Jul 27 2020

Ying Liu et al. showed that the bioavailability of ipatasertib was determined to be 19.3%. [Read the Full Post]

Combined inhibition of ACK1 and AKT shows potential toward targeted therapy against KRAS-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer

16 views | Jul 27 2020

Xiangjing Yu et al. demonstrated the promising therapeutic potential of combined ACK1/AKT inhibition as a strategy against KRAS-mutant NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

Induction of ferroptosis in response to graphene quantum dots through mitochondrial oxidative stress in microglia

18 views | Jul 26 2020

Tianshu Wu et al. not only provided new insights in the GQDs-induced cell damage performed in multiple types of cell death, but also in the influence of chemical modification on the toxicity of GQDs. [Read the Full Post]

Cigarette smoking is associated with high level of ferroptosis in seminal plasma and affects semen quality

25 views | Jul 26 2020

Zhanhui Ou et al. found that cigarette smoking was associated with high level of ferroptosis in seminal plasma and affect semen quality. [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

20 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]

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

29 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]