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ERK induces degradation of tumor suppressor FBW7 in pancreatic cancer

6256 views | Mar 18 2015

Ji et al. demonstrated a correlation between low expression of FBW7 and ERK activation in pancreatic cancer. [Read the Full Post]

The anti-inflammatory effect of IL-37-IL-1R8-IL-18Rα complex

2179 views | Mar 17 2015

Nold-Petry et al. identified the endogenous ligand-receptor complex IL-37-IL-1R8-IL-18Rα. [Read the Full Post]

Molecular changes of the transformation of NSCLC to SCLC TKI-resistant EGFR mutant cancers

4019 views | Mar 16 2015

Niederst et al. demonstrated the molecular changes occur in NSCLC to small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) transformed TKI-resistant EGFR mutant cancers. [Read the Full Post]

AXL regulates cetuximab resistance in HNSCC and NSCLC

5489 views | Mar 13 2015

Brand et al. demonstrated that AXL-EGFR signaling positive feedback loop is one of the mechanism of developing cetuximab resistance. [Read the Full Post]

MiR-146-NF-κB pathway is a key axis in the regulation of FOXP3-deficient prostate cancers

3231 views | Mar 12 2015

Liu et al. from University of Alabama at Birmingham reveal FOXP3-microRNA-146(miR-146)-NF-κB axis as a critical signaling pathway in regulating the survival of prostate cancer cells both in vitro and in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

The roles of Bim and Bmf in B-cell development and apoptosis in TACI-lg transgenic mice

3896 views | Mar 11 2015

Woess et al. demonstrated B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl2) interacting mediator of cell death (Bim) and Bcl2 modifying factor (Bmf), the two pro-apoptotic members of Bcl2 family, mediate apoptosis in the context of lacking BAFF and APRIL. [Read the Full Post]

PET imaging for chemokine receptor-4 detection in multiple myeloma

3503 views | Mar 10 2015

Philipp-Abbrederis et al. developed a novel CXCR4 probe [68Ga]Pentixafor for mapping of CXCR4 expression density in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

The role of heat shock protein beta-1 in erastin-induced ferroptosis

3674 views | Mar 09 2015

Sun et al. found heat shock protein beta-1 (HSPB1) as a key negative mediator of ferroptotic cancer cell death. [Read the Full Post]

RIP1, a novel oncogenic driver in melanoma

4211 views | Mar 06 2015

u et al. found that RIP1 plays a role as an oncogenic driver in human melanoma. [Read the Full Post]

αB-crystallin induces by matrix detachment via ERK is critical in inhibition of anoikis

6487 views | Mar 05 2015

Malin et al. identified an matrix detachment-induced antiapoptotic molecular chaperone, αB-crystallin, confers anoikis resistance. [Read the Full Post]

The roles of physiological and synthetic IAP antagonism on c-IAP1/2 degradation

2796 views | Mar 04 2015

Kocab et al. took a system approach to extensively compare the transcriptional programs triggered by CD30, which can degrade c-IAPs to SM-164, a synthetic IAP antagonist induces c-IAP degradation. [Read the Full Post]

The role of DNA-dependent protein kinase in dendritic cells in house dust mite-induced asthma

3659 views | Mar 03 2015

Mishra et al. demonstrated the immune role of DNA-PK in response to house dust mite (HDM) antigen in dendritic cells (DCs). [Read the Full Post]

Histone deacetylase inhibitors have negative effects on the elimination of HIV-infected cells by cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes

4232 views | Mar 02 2015

Jones et al. tested the impact of three HDACis, suberanilohydroxamic acid (SAHA), romidepsin and panobinostat, in clinical development on immune effectors functions, such as T-cell effector. [Read the Full Post]

An inverse correlation between homologous recombination and Polθ in epithelial ovarian cancers

3436 views | Feb 27 2015

Ceccaldi et al. reported that HR activity inversely correlated with Polθ expression in EOCs. [Read the Full Post]

Inactivating mutations of SMARCE1 promotes EGFR expression and suppress the responses to MET and ALK inhibitors in lung cancer

5618 views | Feb 26 2015

The study conducted by Papadakis et al. showed inactivating mutations in SMARCE1 gene, which encodes SWI/SNF subunit, upregulate EGFR expression and induce resistance to MET and ALK inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs). [Read the Full Post]

The combination of broadly neutralizing antibodies and viral inducers can suppress the establishment of HIV-1 latent reservoir

5269 views | Feb 13 2015

Halper-Stromerg et al. demonstrated that broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) can suppress the establishment of a silent reservoir in humanized mice. [Read the Full Post]

Magnetic resonance imaging-visible amonafide-eluting alginate microspheres, a novel drug carrier for targeted arterial-infusion chemotherapy for liver tumors

2110 views | Feb 12 2015

Kim et al. demonstrated a novel approach that facilitates arterial-infusion chemotherapy with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-visible amonafide-eluting alginate microspheres, and tested this approach on a xenograft rodent model. [Read the Full Post]

The small GTPase Rap1b acts as a negative regulator of neutrophil recruitment to inflamed lung with acute lung injury

2849 views | Feb 11 2015

Kumar et al. found small GTPase Rap1b acts as a critical suppressor of neutrophil accumulation to inflamed lungs. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of proteasome restores bortesomib-induced thrombocytopenia

8663 views | Feb 10 2015

Shi et al. reported clinical proteasome inhibitor enable to block proplatelet formation by megakaryocytes in human and mouse model. [Read the Full Post]

Proteasome inhibitor salvages messense mutated dysferlin in muscular dystrophy patients

3247 views | Feb 09 2015

Azakir et al. demonstrated proteasome inhibitor is able to increase the expression of messense mutated dyferlin, and restores the membrane resealing capacity of myoblasts. [Read the Full Post]