Blog of Signaling Pathways

A [3Fe-4S] cluster and tRNA-dependent aminoacyltransferase BlsK in the biosynthesis of Blasticidin S

516 views | Oct 03 2021

Xiankun Wang et al. provided an example of an iron-sulfur protein that catalyzed an aminoacyl-tRNA (aa-tRNA)-dependent amide bond formation in a natural product biosynthetic pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Nintedanib Regulates GRK2 and CXCR2 to Reduce Neutrophil Recruitment in Endotoxin-Induced Lung Injury

531 views | Oct 02 2021

Vincent Yi-Fong Su et al. found that the inhibition of adhesion molecules via the activation of GRK2 and the inhibition of p38 MAPK and CXCR2. [Read the Full Post]

Drugs repurposed for COVID-19 by virtual screening of 6,218 drugs and cell-based assay

291 views | Oct 01 2021

Woo Dae Jang et al. found that three drug combinations, omipalisib/remdesivir, tipifarnib/omipalisib, and tipifarnib/remdesivir, showed strong synergistic effects in inhibiting SARS-CoV-2. [Read the Full Post]

γ-secretase inhibitors, DAPT and RO4929097, promote the migration of Human Glioma Cells via Smad5-downregulated E-cadherin Expression

1288 views | Oct 01 2021

Shun-Fu Chang et al. showed that γ-secretase activity inhibition by DAPT and RO4929097 could promote LN18 and LN229 glioma cell migration via downregulating E-cadherin mRNA and protein expressions, but not via affecting E-cadherin protein processing. [Read the Full Post]

Neoadjuvant Therapy of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitors Combined with Endocrine Therapy in HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

169 views | Sep 29 2021

Kai Hong et al. suggested that combination therapy had increased efficacy and toxicity compared to endocrine monotherapy and showed similar efficacy to and better safety than neoadjuvant chemotherapy. [Read the Full Post]

Co-Treatment with the Epigenetic Drug, 3-Deazaneplanocin A (DZNep) and Cisplatin after DZNep Priming Enhances the Response to Platinum-Based Therapy in Chondrosarcomas

229 views | Sep 29 2021

Eva Lhuissier et al. found that DZNep exposure could presensitize chondrosarcoma cells to a standard anticancer drug. [Read the Full Post]

circBTBD7 Promotes Immature Porcine Sertoli Cell Growth through Modulating miR-24-3p/ MAPK7 Axis to Inactivate p38 MAPK Signaling Pathway

383 views | Sep 28 2021

Qiao Bian et al. expanded our knowledge of noncoding RNAs in porcine normal spermatogenesis through deciding the fate of Sertoli cells. [Read the Full Post]

Disruptor of telomeric silencing 1-like promotes ovarian cancer tumor growth by stimulating pro-tumorigenic metabolic pathways and blocking apoptosis

440 views | Sep 28 2021

Suresh Chava et al. demonstrated that DOT1L promoted ovarian cancer tumor growth by regulating apoptotic and metabolic pathways as well as NK cell-mediated eradication of ovarian cancer and identified DOT1L as a new pharmacological target for ovarian cancer therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of Aurora Kinase B activity disrupts development and differentiation of salivary glands

394 views | Sep 27 2021

Abeer K Shaalan et al. found AURKB as a key molecule in supporting embryonic development and differentiation, while inhibiting senescence-inducing signals during organogenesis. [Read the Full Post]

Discovery of Novel GMPS Inhibitors of Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus by Structure Based Design and Enzyme Kinetic

353 views | Sep 27 2021

Jing Nan et al. suggested that folic acid and AZD1152 could be considered as promising candidates for the development of CLas agents. [Read the Full Post]

Constitutive BAK/MCL1 complexes predict paclitaxel and S63845 sensitivity of ovarian cancer

209 views | Sep 26 2021

Dongyan Liu et al. found that the assessment of BAK/MCL1 complexes might be useful for predicting response to paclitaxel alone or in combination with BH3 mimetics. [Read the Full Post]

Evaluation of FGFR targeting in breast cancer through interrogation of patient-derived models

331 views | Sep 26 2021

Nicole J Chew et al. found the potential of specific FGFRs, including FGFR4, as targets for precision treatment. [Read the Full Post]

Pharmacokinetics of S-epacadostat, an indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase 1 inhibitor, in dog plasma and identification of its metabolites in vivo and in vitro

328 views | Sep 24 2021

Yumu Zhang et al. thought that substituting the nitrogen with sulfur affected the metabolism of the adjacent alkyl side chain. [Read the Full Post]

Overcoming Chemoimmunotherapy-Induced Immunosuppression by Assemblable and Depot Forming Immune Modulating Nanosuspension

358 views | Sep 24 2021

Seung Mo Jin et al. found that local administration of AIMS increased T cell infiltration in both local and distant tumors and significantly inhibited the metastasis of tumors to the lung. [Read the Full Post]

Roflupram protects against rotenone-induced neurotoxicity and facilitates α-synuclein degradation in Parkinson's disease models

389 views | Sep 23 2021

Wen-Li Dong et al. thought that the mechanisms underlying ROF neuroprotective effects appeared to be associated with NAD+/SIRT1-dependent activation of lysosomal function. [Read the Full Post]

Sodium tanshinone IIA sulfonate attenuates cigarette smoke extract-induced mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress and apoptosis in alveolar epithelial cells by enhancing SIRT1 pathway

308 views | Sep 23 2021

Ruijuan Guan et al. found that STS ameliorated CSE-induced AEC apoptosis by improving mitochondrial function and reducing oxidative stress via enhancing SIRT1 pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Machine learning identifies molecular regulators and therapeutics for targeting SARS-CoV2-induced cytokine release

451 views | Sep 22 2021

Marina Chan et al. proposed that agented targeting multiple kinases required for SARS-CoV-2-mediated cytokine release, such as ponatinib, might represent an attractive therapeutic option for treating moderate to severe COVID-19. [Read the Full Post]

Pevonedistat attenuates cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in mice by downregulating the release of inflammatory mediators

245 views | Sep 22 2021

Yousra M El-Far et al. found that pevonedistat alleviated CIS-induced nephrotoxicity that might be attributed to suppression of the inflammation induced in renal tissue. [Read the Full Post]

EGFR and ERK activation resists flavonoid quercetin-induced anticancer activities in human cervical cancer cells in vitro

509 views | Sep 21 2021

Xin Chen et al.determined the role of EGFR and the underlying signaling pathways involved in the anti-cervical cancer malignant behavior induced by Que and identified the negative regulatory association. [Read the Full Post]

Neoantigen-Specific T-Cell Immune Responses: The Paradigm of NPM1-Mutated Acute Myeloid Leukemia

473 views | Sep 20 2021

Fabio Forghieri et al. thought that future studies were warranted to further investigate dynamics of NPM1-mutated-specific immunity and explore whether novel individualized immunotherapies might have potential clinical utility in NPM1-mutated AML patients. [Read the Full Post]