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Casein Kinase 2 Signaling in White Matter Stroke

26 views | Aug 04 2022

Hung Nguyen et al. thought that miRNA regulation might be one of the protective actions of CX-4945 against WM ischemic injury. [Read the Full Post]

Anti-adipogenic and Pro-lipolytic Effects on 3T3-L1 Preadipocytes by CX-4945, an Inhibitor of Casein Kinase 2

22 views | Aug 04 2022

Anil Kumar Yadav et al. found that CX-4945 had strong anti-adipogenic and pro-lipolytic effects on differentiating and differentiated 3T3-L1 cells, mediated by control of the expression and phosphorylation levels of CK2, C/EBP-α, PPAR-γ, FAS, ACC, perilipin A, AMPK, LKB-1, ERK-1/2, and HSL. [Read the Full Post]

A Novel Defined Pyroptosis-Related Gene Signature for Predicting Prognosis and Treatment of Glioma

14 views | Aug 03 2022

Zhihao Yang et al. thought that pyroptosis-related genes were of great significance for performing prognostic stratification and developing treatment strategies for glioma. [Read the Full Post]

Nanodevices for the Efficient Codelivery of CRISPR-Cas9 Editing Machinery and an Entrapped Cargo: A Proposal for Dual Anti-Inflammatory Therapy

12 views | Aug 03 2022

Alba García-Fernández et al. found the potential of MSNs as a versatile platform by allowing multiple combinations for gene editing and drug therapy to prepare advanced nanodevices to meet possible biomedical needs. [Read the Full Post]

Upregulation of FOXO1 contributes to lipopolysaccharide-induced pulmonary endothelial injury by induction of autophagy

12 views | Aug 02 2022

Ying Zhao et al. demonstrated that FOXO1 upregulation was an important contributor to LPS-induced autophagy in pulmonary VE cells. [Read the Full Post]

Real-World Characterization of the Portuguese Population Living with HIV who Initiated Raltegravir Based-Regimens: The REALITY Study

16 views | Aug 02 2022

Rosário Serrão et al. showed that raltegravir-based regimens seemed like a valid therapeutic option in heterogeneous populations of HIV-infected patients, in patients with previous ART experience and as part of first-line therapeutic options alongside with the latest generation of drugs from its class. [Read the Full Post]

Comprehensive genome profiling in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: the precision medicine phase 2 randomized SAFIR02-Lung trial

22 views | Aug 01 2022

Fabrice Barlesi et al. thought that molecular profiling could feasibly be implemented to guide treatment choice for the maintenance strategy in EGFR/ALK wt NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

Therapy for Stage IV Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer With Driver Alterations: ASCO Living Guideline

36 views | Aug 01 2022

Navneet Singh et al. thought that for patients with an anaplastic lymphoma kinase rearrangement, a performance status (PS) of 0-2, and previously untreated NSCLC, clinicians should offer alectinib or brigatinib or lorlatinib. [Read the Full Post]

Murine Double Minute 2 Antagonist Nutlin-3 Enhanced Chemosensitivity in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

19 views | Jul 31 2022

Ken Ito et al. found that the combination of nutlin-3 with chemotherapeutic agents might become a novel therapeutic strategy in esophageal cancer over-expressing MDM2. [Read the Full Post]

Hesperidin Protects Human HaCaT Keratinocytes from Particulate Matter 2.5-Induced Apoptosis via the Inhibition of Oxidative Stress and Autophagy

52 views | Jul 30 2022

Pincha Devage Sameera Madushan Fernando et al. found that hesperidin showed therapeutic potential against PM2.5-induced skin damage by mitigating excessive ROS accumulation, autophagy, and apoptosis. [Read the Full Post]

mTORC1 and mTORC2 Complexes Regulate the Untargeted Metabolomics and Amino Acid Metabolites Profile through Mitochondrial Bioenergetic Functions in Pancreatic Beta Cells

18 views | Jul 30 2022

Ghada A Soliman et al. thought that third-generation mTOR inhibitors might alter the mitochondrial dynamics and reveal a bioenergetics profile that could be targeted to reduce mitochondrial stress. [Read the Full Post]

Results of the phase I CCTG IND.231 trial of CX-5461 in patients with advanced solid tumors enriched for DNA-repair deficiencies

17 views | Jul 29 2022

John Hilton et al. found toxicity was related to the CX-5461 chemotype, independent of G-quadruplex synthetic lethality. [Read the Full Post]

Amplification of CDK4 and MDM2: a detailed study of a high-risk neuroblastoma subgroup

27 views | Jul 29 2022

Angela Martinez-Monleon et al. presented detailed biological data of an aggressive neuroblastoma subgroup hallmarked by 12q amplification and atypical clinical presentation for which in vitro studies indicated that CDK4 and/or MDM2 inhibition also could be beneficial. [Read the Full Post]

BKM120 alters the migration of doublecortin-positive cells in the dentate gyrus of mice

17 views | Jul 28 2022

Yeonggwang Hwang et al. suggested that the altered migration of adult-born neurons in the dentate gyrus played a role in mood disturbances. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of AHNAK nucleoprotein 2 alleviates pulmonary fibrosis by downregulating the TGF-β1/Smad3 signaling pathway

21 views | Jul 28 2022

Dongyi Zhu et al. thought that AHNAK2 was a potential therapeutic target for IPF. [Read the Full Post]

RB loss determines selective resistance and novel vulnerabilities in ER-positive breast cancer models

32 views | Jul 27 2022

Vishnu Kumarasamy et al. demonstrated the highly selective use of birinapant based combinations for the treatment of RB-deficient tumors. [Read the Full Post]

Patient-derived models of brain metastases recapitulate human disseminated disease

17 views | Jul 27 2022

Claudia C Faria et al. thought that models of BMs recapitulated the biology of human metastatic disease and could be valuable translational platforms for precision medicine. [Read the Full Post]

Role of H4K16 acetylation in 53BP1 recruitment to double-strand break sites in in vitro aged cells

25 views | Jul 26 2022

Lourdes González-Bermúdez et al. found that variations in H4K16Ac following the activation of the DNA damage response and aging point at this histone mark as a key mediator between DNA repair and age-associated chromatin alterations. [Read the Full Post]

Method for detecting acetylated PD-L1 in cell lysates by immunoprecipitation and western blot analysis

27 views | Jul 26 2022

Frances Middleton-Davis et al. demonstrated that acetylation levels increase to 0.11-0.17% of total PD-L1 after a 4h treatment with the histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor trichostatin A (TSA). [Read the Full Post]

Inhibiting PI3K-AKT-mTOR Signaling in Multiple Myeloma-Associated Mesenchymal Stem Cells Impedes the Proliferation of Multiple Myeloma Cells

28 views | Jul 25 2022

Luca Heinemann et al. found that targeting PI3K-AKT-mTOR signaling in MSCs might represent an additional therapeutic pathway in the treatment of MM patients. [Read the Full Post]