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ZCCHC14 regulates proliferation and invasion of non-small cell lung cancer through the MAPK-P38 signalling pathway

705 views | Oct 25 2021

Xiuying Shi et al. found that ZCCHC14 could regulate proliferation and invasion of NSCLC through the P38 pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Identification of a circRNA-miRNA-mRNA regulatory network for exploring novel therapeutic options for glioma

676 views | Oct 25 2021

Yi He et al. highlighted the potential pathogenesis of the circRNA-miRNA-mRNA regulatory network and identified novel therapeutic options for glioma. [Read the Full Post]

Ceramide modulates electrophysiological characteristics and oxidative stress of pulmonary vein cardiomyocytes

648 views | Oct 24 2021

Shih-Yu Huang et al. thought that C2 ceramide might exert the distinctive electrophysiological effect of modulating PV activities. [Read the Full Post]

Microcystin-LR (MC-LR) Triggers Inflammatory Responses in Macrophages

713 views | Oct 24 2021

Robin C Su et al. discovered that through a high-throughput, unbiased kinase activity profiling strategy, MC-LR-induced phosphorylation events were compared with potential inhibitors, and doramapimod was found to effectively prevent MC-LR-induced inflammatory responses in macrophages. [Read the Full Post]

Small-molecule compounds boost genome-editing efficiency of cytosine base editor

461 views | Oct 23 2021

Tianyuan Zhao et al. provided a new strategy to improve the activity and specificity of CBE in human cells. Ricolinostat and Nexturastat A augment the effectiveness and applicability of CBE. [Read the Full Post]

A Novel Small Molecule, LCG-N25, Inhibits Oral Streptococcal Biofilm

312 views | Oct 23 2021

Xiaoying Lyu et al. suggested that LCG-N25 may represent a promising antimicrobial agent that can be used as an adjuvant to the management of dental caries. [Read the Full Post]

Arsenic sulfide reverses cisplatin resistance in non-small cell lung cancer in vitro and in vivo through targeting PD-L1

379 views | Oct 22 2021

Wei Tian et al. found that As4 S4 might sensitize NSCLC cells to DDP through targeting p53/miR-34a-5p/PD-L1 axis. [Read the Full Post]

Chemical Reprogramming of Somatic Cells in Neural Direction: Myth or Reality?

0 views | Oct 22 2021

E M Samoilova et al. thought that reprogramming with small molecules without additional factors modifying gene expression did not allow reproducible production of human neural stem cell-like progenitors that could be used as the source of neural tissue for the regenerative therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Roxadustat (FG-4592) protects against ischemia/reperfusion-induced acute kidney injury through inhibiting the mitochondrial damage pathway in mice

383 views | Oct 21 2021

Mei Zhang et al. found that pretreatment with FG-4592 might effectively prevent kidney from IRI possibly by via diminishing tubular cells injuries and protection of mitochondrial damage pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Fabrication of a pH-responsive core-shell nanosystem with a low-temperature photothermal therapy effect for treating bacterial biofilm infection

357 views | Oct 21 2021

Dan Peng et al. found that the release of Zn2+ had an antibacterial/antibiofilm effect. [Read the Full Post]

AZD8055 ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis via the mTOR/ROS/NLRP3 pathway

334 views | Oct 20 2021

Miao He et al. provided insights into the interactions between autophagy and pyroptosis and might facilitate the development of novel treatments for MS. [Read the Full Post]

C646 Protects Against DSS-Induced Colitis Model by Targeting NLRP3 Inflammasome

403 views | Oct 20 2021

Xueming Xu et al. demonstrated the ability of C646 to suppress the NLRP3 inflammasome activity and its potential application in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. [Read the Full Post]

HDAC3 inhibitor suppresses endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition via modulating inflammatory response in atherosclerosis

479 views | Oct 19 2021

Lifang Chen et al. suggested that HDAC3 inhibitor suppressed EndMT via modulating inflammatory response in ApoE-/- mice and HUVECs. [Read the Full Post]

Astrocytic YAP prevents the demyelination through promoting expression of cholesterol synthesis genes in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

186 views | Oct 18 2021

Jingjing Zhang et al. found unrecognized functions of astrocytic YAP in the prevention of demyelination through promoting cholesterol synthesis in EAE, and revealed a novel pathway of YAP/HMGCS1 for cholesterol synthesis in EAE pathology. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibiting microglia proliferation after spinal cord injury improves recovery in mice and nonhuman primates

228 views | Oct 18 2021

Gaëtan Poulen et al. found that a transient oral GW2580 treatment post-injury might provide a promising therapeutic strategy for SCI patients and might also be extended to other central nervous system disorders displaying microglia activation. [Read the Full Post]

Dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor NVP‑BEZ235 decreases the proliferation of doxorubicin‑resistant K562 cells

1303 views | Oct 17 2021

Jie Li et al. suggested that BEZ235 might reverse Doxo resistance in leukemia cells. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting mTOR signaling overcomes acquired resistance to combined BRAF and MEK inhibition in BRAF-mutant melanoma

648 views | Oct 17 2021

Beike Wang et al. revealed that mTOR activation was essential for drug resistance of melanoma to MAPK inhibitors, and provided insight into the rewiring of the signaling networks in CR melanoma. [Read the Full Post]

FMS-Like Tyrosine Kinase 3 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

390 views | Oct 16 2021

Elli D Novatcheva found that the clinical trials/evidence, similarities, differences, clinical toxicities, and drug interactions relevant to treating clinicians as pertains to 5 FLT3-inhibitors: midostaurin, sorafenib, gilteritinib, crenolanib, and quizartinib. [Read the Full Post]

Modelling hypersensitivity to trastuzumab defines biomarkers of response in HER2 positive breast cancer

584 views | Oct 15 2021

Laura Díaz-Gil et al. thought that the identification of trastuzumab response biomarkers might be used to select patients particularly sensitive to facilitate the use of trastuzumab-based therapies and refine follow-up guidelines in patients with HER2+ tumors. [Read the Full Post]

Nuclear receptor coactivator 4-mediated ferritinophagy contributes to cerebral ischemia-induced ferroptosis in ischemic stroke

212 views | Oct 15 2021

Chong Li et al. suggested a novel and effective target for treating ischemic stroke. [Read the Full Post]