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Bidirectional Responses of Eight Neuroinflammation-Related Transcriptional Factors to 64 Flavonoids in Astrocytes with Transposable Insulated Signaling Pathway Reporters

189 views | Feb 12 2022

Valeri V Mossine et al. conclude that transposable insulated reporters of transcriptional activation represent a convenient neurochemistry tool in screening for activators/inhibitors of signaling pathways. [Read the Full Post]

Performance of noninvasive tests of fibrosis among Asians, Hispanic and non-Hispanic Whites in the STELLAR trials

280 views | Feb 11 2022

Vincent Wai-Sun Wong et al. found that the diagnostic performance of routinely available noninvasive tests for the detection of advanced fibrosis due to NASH was acceptable and similar between White and Asian patients. [Read the Full Post]

Lumican silencing alleviates tumor necrosis factor-α-induced nucleus pulposus cell inflammation and senescence by inhibiting apoptosis signal regulating kinase 1/p38 signaling pathway via inactivating Fas ligand expression

178 views | Feb 11 2022

Zhenqiang Li et al. found that interference with LUM effectively mitigated TNF-α-induced inflammatory response, cell cycle arrest, and cell senescence. [Read the Full Post]

The dual PI3Kδ/CK1ε inhibitor umbralisib exhibits unique immunomodulatory effects on CLL T cells

0 views | Feb 10 2022

Kamira Maharaj et al. suggested that the improved safety profile of umbralisib was due to its role as a dual PI3Kδ/CK1ε inhibitor that preserved Treg number and function. [Read the Full Post]

PI3Kδ/γ inhibition promotes human CART cell epigenetic and metabolic reprogramming to enhance antitumor cytotoxicity

102 views | Feb 10 2022

Christopher Ronald Funk et al. found that exposure of CART to a PI3Kδ/γ inhibitor during manufacturing enriched the CART product for CD8+ CART cells with stem-like qualities and enhanced efficacy in eliminating CLL in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

Paracrine production of IL-6 promotes a hypercoagulable state in pancreatic cancer

288 views | Feb 09 2022

Silu Wang et al. found the key role of the Jagged/Notch/IL-6/STAT3 feedback loop in the development of a hypercoagulable state in pancreatic cance. [Read the Full Post]

γ-Secretase inhibitors for breast cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma: From mechanism to treatment

287 views | Feb 09 2022

Hui Jia et al. thought that the γ-secretase complex was very important for activation of the Notch receptor and regulation of target-gene transcription. [Read the Full Post]

Pazopanib (GW786034) and cyclophosphamide in patients with platinum-resistant, recurrent, pre-treated ovarian cancer - Results of the PACOVAR-trial

0 views | Feb 08 2022

C Dinkic et al. found that Pazopanib 600mg daily p.o. and metronomic cyclophosphamide 50mg daily p.o. is a feasible regimen for patients with recurrent platinum-resistant EOC and showed promising activity in this previously treated patient population. [Read the Full Post]

Phorbol-12-myristate 13-acetate inhibits Nephronectin gene expression via Protein kinase C alpha and c-Jun/c-Fos transcription factors

192 views | Feb 07 2022

Mitsuhiro Kinoshita et al. suggested regulation of Npnt gene expression via the PKCα and c-Jun/c-Fos pathway. [Read the Full Post]

The Relationship Between the Distribution of Training Intensity and Performance of Kayak and Canoe Sprinters: A Retrospective Observational Analysis of One Season of Competition

117 views | Feb 07 2022

Manuel Matzka et al. showed that this seasonal analysis of the effects of training revealed extensive inter-individual variability. [Read the Full Post]

Role of KSP inhibitors as anti-cancer therapeutics: an update

222 views | Feb 06 2022

Rinkal Chamariya et al. thought that KSP inhibitors had exhibited promising results and continued exploration was greatly required to establish the clinical potential of KSP inhibitors. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy and Synergy of Small Molecule Inhibitors Targeting FLT3-ITD + Acute Myeloid Leukemia

225 views | Feb 06 2022

Javier Bregante et al. suggested WS6, ispinesib, ponatinib and cabozantinib as novel options for targeting FLT3-ITD+ AML. [Read the Full Post]

Potential effects and application prospect of angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor in diabetic kidney disease

245 views | Feb 05 2022

Xingjian Zhang found that ARNI has application potential in DKD, but there still need clinical studies that focus on DKD patients to determine its effectiveness, safety and underlying mechanism. [Read the Full Post]

Anti-Leukemic Properties of Aplysinopsin Derivative EE-84 Alone and Combined to BH3 Mimetic A-1210477

113 views | Feb 05 2022

Sungmi Song et al. demonstrated the synergistic cytotoxic effect of EE-84 with a BH3 mimetic, the Mcl-1 inhibitor A-1210477, against imatinib-sensitive and resistant K562 cells, highlighting the inhibition of antiapoptotic Bcl-2 proteins as a promising novel senolytic approach against chronic myeloid leukemia. [Read the Full Post]

P90 ribosomal S6 kinase confers cancer cell survival by mediating checkpoint kinase 1 degradation in response to glucose stress

290 views | Feb 04 2022

Ying Ma indicates that p90 RSK promotes CHK1 phosphorylation at Ser280 and its subsequent degradation, which allows cancer cells to escape from checkpoint signals under the stress of glucose deprivation, leading to cell survival and thus contributing to tumorigenesis. [Read the Full Post]

Traditional Chinese medicine Lingguizhugan decoction ameliorate HFD-induced hepatic-lipid deposition in mice by inhibiting STING-mediated inflammation in macrophages

80 views | Feb 04 2022

Lin Cao et al. demonstrated that LGZG can ameliorate HFD-induced hepatic-lipid deposition through inhibiting STING-TBK1-NF-κB pathway in liver macrophages, which provides novel insight for elucidating the molecular mechanism of LGZG alleviating HFD induced hepatic steatosis. [Read the Full Post]

Screening of the ubiquitin-proteasome system activators for anti-Alzheimer's disease by the high-content fluorescence imaging system

0 views | Feb 03 2022

Yi-Ling Wang found that a novel insight into the discovery and development of anti-AD drugs. [Read the Full Post]

Effects of Combinatorial Ubiquitinated Protein-Based Nanovaccine and STING Agonist in Mice With Drug-Resistant and Metastatic Breast Cancer

82 views | Feb 03 2022

iFang Huang et al. indicated that this novel combinatorial immunotherapy with UPs-4T1/EPB vaccine and STING agonist is effective in mice with drug-resistant and metastatic breast cancer. [Read the Full Post]

Ascorbate Inhibits Proliferation and Promotes Myeloid Differentiation in TP53-Mutant Leukemia

156 views | Feb 02 2022

Carlos C Smith-Díaz et al. suggested that ascorbate could exert a beneficial anti-proliferative effect on AML cells harboring both TET2 and TP53 mutations whilst not interfering with targeted cytotoxic therapies such as Prima-1Met. [Read the Full Post]

A standard knockout procedure alters expression of adjacent loci at the translational level

187 views | Feb 02 2022

Artyom A Egorov et al. estimated that in as much as ∼1/5 of knockout strains the expression of neighboring genes might be substantially (>2-fold) deregulated at the level of translation. [Read the Full Post]