Blog of Signaling Pathways

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

3519 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

4202 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

3934 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

3971 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

4503 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

7024 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

2978 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

3914 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

4544 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

3733 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

5956 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

5642 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

2300 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

3044 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

9303 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

3514 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]

Star27 overcomes synthetic lethal toxicity for FLT3-targeted therapy against acute myeloid leukemia

4340 views | Feb 06 2015

For overcoming myelosuppression, Warkentin et al. reported a staurosporine analog, Star27, that enable to inhibit FLT3 while avoiding KIT inhibition. [Read the Full Post]

Recently identified CHEK2 Y390C mutation facilitates early breast cancer development

6059 views | Feb 05 2015

Wang et al. identified a missense variant Y390C of CHEK2 that related to tumorigenesis in high-risk breast cancer patients. [Read the Full Post]

P2X7 receptor is a key upstream regulator for main signaling pathways involved in neuroblastoma progression

5924 views | Feb 04 2015

Amoroso et al. demonstrated that P2X7 plays a key role in regulating the PI3K/Akt/GSK3β/MYCN and HIF1α/VEGF pathways, two main signaling pathways involved in NB progression. [Read the Full Post]

Suppressing HER3 signaling by interfering with its Sec61-dependent contranlational translocation

3389 views | Feb 03 2015

Ruiz-Saenz et al. demonstrated a novel approach specifically reduces HER3 expression. [Read the Full Post]