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Inhibition of Bcl-2 family members sensitises soft tissue leiomyosarcomas to chemotherapy

1480 views | Apr 15 2017

In conclusion,de Graaff MA et al found Bcl-2 family proteins contribute to soft tissue leiomyosarcoma chemoresistance. Antiapoptotic proteins are highly expressed in leiomyosarcoma of soft tissue, and inhibition of these proteins using a BH3 mimetic increases leiomyosarcoma sensitivity to doxorubicin. [Read the Full Post]

EWS-FLI1-mediated suppression of the RAS-antagonist Sprouty 1 (SPRY1) confers aggressiveness to Ewing sarcoma

1441 views | Apr 15 2017

Cidre-Aranaz F et al. suggested that targeting the FGFR/MAPK pathway can constitute a promising therapeutic approach for this devastating disease. [Read the Full Post]

Ligation-free ribosome profiling of cell type-specific translation in the brain

885 views | Apr 13 2017

Hornstein N et al. applied ligation-free ribosome profiling to mouse brain tissue to identify new patterns of cell type-specific translation and test its ability to identify translational targets of mTOR signaling in the brain. [Read the Full Post]

Protein kinase B (AKT) regulates SYK activity and shuttling through 14-3-3 and importin 7

1080 views | Apr 13 2017

Mohammad DK et al. suggested that AKT and 14-3-3 proteins down-regulate the activity of several BCR-associated components, including BTK, BLNK and SYK and also inhibit SYK's interaction with Importin 7. [Read the Full Post]

BH3 mimetic ABT-737 sensitizes colorectal cancer cells to ixazomib through MCL-1 downregulation and autophagy inhibition

1398 views | Apr 12 2017

Yang L et al. found that the combination of ABT-737 with MLN9708 is a promising therapeutic strategy for human colorectal cancer. [Read the Full Post]

Signaling factors and pathways of α-particle irradiation induced bilateral bystander responses between Beas-2B and U937 cells

0 views | Apr 12 2017

Fu J et al disclosed novel signaling cascades of macrophage-mediated bilateral bystander responses that the release of TNF-α and IL-8 regulated by MAPK and NF-κB pathways synergistically increased cellular injury after α-particle irradiation. [Read the Full Post]

miR-30b inhibits autophagy to alleviate hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury via decreasing the Atg12-Atg5 conjugate

0 views | Apr 11 2017

Li SP et al suggested that miR-30b inhibited autophagy to alleviate hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury via decreasing the Atg12-Atg5 conjugate. [Read the Full Post]

Activation of mPTP-dependent mitochondrial apoptosis pathway by a novel pan HDAC inhibitor resminostat in hepatocellular carcinoma cells

0 views | Apr 10 2017

Fu M et al indicated that resminostat (or plus sorafenib) could be further investigated as a valuable anti-HCC strategy. [Read the Full Post]

Resveratrol protects CA1 neurons against focal cerebral ischemic reperfusion-induced damage via the ERK-CREB signaling pathway in rats

0 views | Apr 10 2017

Li Z et al found that the NMDA receptor-mediated ERK-CREB signaling pathway might participates in Res-induced neuroprotection in rats with focal cerebral ischemia. [Read the Full Post]

Resveratrol delays polycystic kidney disease progression through attenuation of nuclear factor κB-induced inflammation

0 views | Apr 09 2017

Wu M et al found that the NF-κB signaling pathway is activated and partly responsible for inflammation in polycystic kidney tissues. Targeting inflammation through resveratrol could be a new strategy for PKD treatment in the future. [Read the Full Post]

mTOR Inhibition Attenuates Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Induced Colitis by Suppressing T Cell Proliferation and Balancing TH1/TH17/Treg Profile

777 views | Apr 09 2017

Hu S et al indicated that cell migration incurs substantial physical stress on the NE and its content and requires efficient NE and DNA damage repair for cell survival. [Read the Full Post]

Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase/Akt Mediates Integrin Signaling To Control RNA Polymerase I Transcriptional Activity

6367 views | Apr 09 2017

Collectively, Wu C et al revealed, for the first time, a pivotal role of integrin signaling in regulation of RNA polymerase I transcriptional activity and shed light on the downstream signaling axis that participates in regulation of this key aspect of cell growth. [Read the Full Post]

Centrosomal Protein of 55 Regulates Glucose Metabolism, Proliferation and Apoptosis of Glioma Cells via the Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathway

1097 views | Apr 08 2017

Wang G et al. found that CEP55 regulates glucose metabolism, proliferation and apoptosis of glioma cells via the Akt/mTOR signaling pathway, and its promotive effect on glioma tumorigenesis can be a potential target for glioma therapy in the future. [Read the Full Post]

Specificity of anti-prostate cancer CYP17A1 inhibitors on androgen biosynthesis

900 views | Apr 08 2017

Udhane SS et al. concluded that orteronel is a highly specific inhibitor of 17,20 lyase activity. [Read the Full Post]

Internal Tandem Duplication in FLT3 Attenuates Proliferation and Regulates Resistance to the FLT3 Inhibitor AC220 by Modulating p21Cdkn1a and Pbx1 in Hematopoietic Cells

1313 views | Apr 07 2017

Abe M et al. found that FLT3-ITD is capable of inhibiting FLT3-ITD+ cell proliferation through the p21/Pbx1 axis and that treatments that antagonize FLT3-ITD contribute to the subsequent development of cells that are refractory to a FLT3-ITD inhibitor by disrupting p21 expression. [Read the Full Post]

Activation of Aurora A kinase through the FGF1/FGFR signaling axis sustains the stem cell characteristics of glioblastoma cells

0 views | Apr 06 2017

Hsu YC et al showed that activation of AurA kinase through FGF1/FGFR signaling axis sustains the stem cell characteristics of GBM cells. [Read the Full Post]

A chemical with proven clinical safety rescues Down-syndrome-related phenotypes in through DYRK1A inhibition

1861 views | Apr 06 2017

Kim H et al. demonstrated that CX-4945 is a potent DYRK1A inhibitor and also suggested that it has therapeutic potential for DYRK1A-associated diseases. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting FGFR2 with alofanib (RPT835) shows potent activity in tumour models

1553 views | Apr 05 2017

Tsimafeyeu I et al showed that alofanib is a potent FGFR2 inhibitor and provide strong rationale for its evaluation in patients with FGFR2-driven cancers. [Read the Full Post]

GSK-3 directly regulates phospho-4EBP1 in renal cell carcinoma cell-line: an intrinsic subcellular mechanism for resistance to mTORC1 inhibition

753 views | Apr 04 2017

Ito H et al. found that GSK-3β/4EBP1 pathway might be an important subcellular mechanism as an inherent equipment for RCC cells to acquire clinical chemoresistance to mTORC1 inhibitors. [Read the Full Post]

Activation of the miR-34a/SIRT1/p53 Signaling Pathway Contributes to the Progress of Liver Fibrosis via Inducing Apoptosis in Hepatocytes but Not in HSCs

1421 views | Apr 04 2017

Tian XF et al. found that the miR-34a/SIRT1/p53 signaling pathway might be a promising therapeutic target for liver fibrosis. [Read the Full Post]