Blog of Signaling Pathways

Menin‑MLL inhibitors induce ferroptosis and enhance the anti‑proliferative activity of auranofin in several types of cancer cells

686 views | Nov 05 2021

Ichiroh Kato et al. thought that menin‑MLL inhibitors, such as MI‑463, in combination with auranofin represented an effective therapeutic approach for several types of cancer via the induction of ferroptosis. [Read the Full Post]

ROS generation is involved in titanium dioxide nanoparticle-induced AP-1 activation through p38 MAPK and ERK pathways in JB6 cells

373 views | Nov 04 2021

Lu Kong et al. found that ROS generation was involved in TiO2 NPs-induced AP-1 activation mediated by MAPKs signal pathway. [Read the Full Post]

ALK Rearrangement in Small-Cell Lung Cancer and Durable Response to Alectinib: A Case Report

300 views | Nov 04 2021

Ning Sun et al. found that the allele frequency of ALK rearrangement and RB1 and TP53 mutations in plasma circulating tumor DNA decreased with the reduction in tumor size. [Read the Full Post]

Reducing tumor invasiveness by ramucirumab and TGF-β receptor kinase inhibitor in a diffuse-type gastric cancer patient-derived cell model

240 views | Nov 03 2021

Song-Yi Lee et al. confirmed that combination of TEW-7197 and ramucirumab reduced tumor spheroid and GC PDC-induced blood vessel formation concomitantly in the spheroid-on-a-chip model. [Read the Full Post]

FAK-targeting PROTAC demonstrates enhanced antitumor activity against KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer

409 views | Nov 03 2021

Jinyuan Liu et al. thought that PROTACs might serve as promising therapeutic agents for the intractable NSCLC harboring KRAS mutations. [Read the Full Post]

The cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor Roscovitine prevents diet-induced metabolic disruption in obese mice

165 views | Nov 02 2021

Nabil Rabhi et al. concluded that roscovitine was effective at preventing prolonged diet-induced metabolic disruption and restoring mitochondrial activity in BAT and eWAT. [Read the Full Post]

Suppression of ventricular arrhythmias by targeting late L-type Ca2+ current

171 views | Nov 02 2021

Marina Angelini et al. supported the value of an antiarrhythmic strategy based on the selective reduction of late ICa,L to suppress EAD-mediated arrhythmias. [Read the Full Post]

Crosstalk between Cancer Cells and Fibroblasts for the Production of Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 in the Murine 4T1 Breast Cancer

381 views | Nov 01 2021

Mayu Imamura et al. thought that although cancer cells had the capacity to crosstalk with fibroblasts via PDGFs, this crosstalk did not play a major role in MCP-1 production or cancer progression in this model. [Read the Full Post]

Chemical Genetics Screen Identifies COPB2 Tool Compounds That Alters ER Stress Response and Induces RTK Dysregulation in Lung Cancer Cells

370 views | Nov 01 2021

Punit Saraon et al. found that targeting of COPB2 with EMI66 presented a viable approach to attenuate mutant EGFR signalling and growth in NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

A combination of PARP and CHK1 inhibitors efficiently antagonizes MYCN-driven tumors

220 views | Oct 31 2021

Stefano Di Giulio et al. found the combination of PARP and CHK1 inhibitors as a new potential chemo-free strategy to treat MYCN-driven tumors, which might be promptly translated into clinical trials. [Read the Full Post]

Radiation-Induced Autophagy in Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells is Critically Dependent on G2 Checkpoint Activation: A Mechanism of Radioresistance in Pancreatic Cancer

171 views | Oct 31 2021

Motofumi Suzuki et al. found that Biological crosstalk existed between the G2 checkpoint activation and radiation-induced autophagy processes. [Read the Full Post]

Farnesoid X receptor (FXR) inhibits coagulation process via inducing hepatic antithrombin III expression in mice

261 views | Oct 30 2021

Zhi-Lin Luan et al. found that new role of FXR in hemostatic homeostasis and indicates that FXR might act as a potential therapeutic target for diseases related to hypercoagulation. [Read the Full Post]

Daporinad in vitro metabolite profiling via rat, dog, monkey and human liver microsomes by liquid chromatography/quadrupole-orbitrap mass spectrometry

249 views | Oct 29 2021

Shan-Dan Qu et al. found that daporinad was metabolized mainly through N-dealkylation, amide hydrolysis, hydrogenation, oxygenation and dehydrogenation. [Read the Full Post]

Hsp90-associated DNA replication checkpoint protein and proteasome-subunit components are involved in the age-related macular degeneration

293 views | Oct 29 2021

Chen Xing et al. thought that targeting HSP90AA1, CHEK1, PSMA4, PSMD4, and/or PSMD8 genes through specific miRNAs or small molecules might potentially alleviate the progression of AMD through attenuating RPE senescence. [Read the Full Post]

Discovering potential inhibitors against SARS-CoV-2 by targeting Nsp13 Helicase

316 views | Oct 28 2021

Rajat Nandi et al. suggested that pritelivir might work as viable therapeutics for efficient drug advancement against SARS-CoV-2 Nsp13 helicase, potentially arresting the SARS-CoV-2 replication. [Read the Full Post]

Novel Cost-Efficient Graphene-Based Impedance Biosensor for the Analysis of Viral Cytopathogenicity and the Effect of Antiviral Drugs

252 views | Oct 28 2021

Anke Schultz et al. found the suitability of the printed graphene biosensors for impedance-based monitoring of viral cytopathogenicity and its inhibition in the presence of antiviral drugs. [Read the Full Post]

Zebrafish BID Exerts an Antibacterial Role by Negatively Regulating p53, but in a Caspase-8-Independent Manner

317 views | Oct 27 2021

Zhitao Qi et al. found a novel antibacterial activity of fish Bid, providing evidence for understanding the function of apoptosis associated gene in pathogen infection. [Read the Full Post]

Exploring the ATR-CHK1 pathway in the response of doxorubicin-induced DNA damages in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells

299 views | Oct 27 2021

Andrea Ghelli Luserna Di Rorà et al. found that the ATR-CHK1 pathway was involved in the response to Dox-induced DNA damage. [Read the Full Post]

Co-Expression of CD34, CD90, OV-6 and Cell-Surface Vimentin Defines Cancer Stem Cells of Hepatoblastoma, Which Are Affected by Hsp90 Inhibitor 17-AAG

591 views | Oct 26 2021

Mieun Lee-Theilen et al. identified CSCs of hepatoblastoma using CD34, CD90, OV-6 and csVimentin. [Read the Full Post]

LAT1 inhibitor JPH203 sensitizes cancer cells to radiation by enhancing radiation-induced cellular senescence

201 views | Oct 26 2021

Tomoki Bo et al. showed that JPH203 might be a potent anti-cancer drug in combination with radiation therapy. [Read the Full Post]