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Phase 1 study combining alisertib with nab-paclitaxel in patients with advanced solid malignancies

541 views | Jul 23 2021

Kian-Huat Lim et al. thought that the combination of alisertib and nab-paclitaxel had manageable side-effect profile and showed promising preliminary efficacy in high-grade NETs, warranting further testing. [Read the Full Post]

Alpelisib and radiotherapy treatment enhances Alisertib-mediated cervical cancer tumor killing

554 views | Jul 23 2021

Yaman Tayyar et al. found that both RT and Alpelisib significantly improved Alisertib-mediated tumor killing. [Read the Full Post]

BioID-screening identifies PEAK1 and SHP2 as components of the Alk "proximitome" in neuroblastoma cells

258 views | Jul 22 2021

Ezgi Uçkun et al. noted a strong synergistic effect of combined ALK and SHP2 inhibition that was specific to ALK-driven NB cells, suggesting a potential therapeutic option for ALK-driven NB. [Read the Full Post]

CDKN2A Determines Mesothelioma Cell Fate to EZH2 Inhibition

440 views | Jul 22 2021

Giulia Pinton et al. found that the expression of CDKN2A predicted cell fate in response to EZH2 inhibition and could potentially stratify tumors likely to undergo apoptosis. [Read the Full Post]

Incidence, predictors, and outcomes of DAPT non-compliance in planned vs. ad hoc PCI in chronic coronary syndrome

788 views | Jul 21 2021

Jahanzeb Malik et al. provided an insight on additional predictors of non-compliance to DAPT, helping us to identify and address specific patient-related factors for disruption. [Read the Full Post]

Angiokinase inhibition of VEGFR-2, PDGFR and FGFR and cell growth inhibition in lung cancer: Design, synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular docking of novel azaheterocyclic coumarin derivatives

1011 views | Jul 21 2021

Eman Y Ahmed et al. found that 4a was capable of arresting the cell cycle at pre-G1 phase and S phase and inducing apoptosis. [Read the Full Post]

Cost-effectiveness analysis of olaparib and niraparib as maintenance therapy for women with recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer

410 views | Jul 20 2021

John Hang Leung et al. showed that olaparib was considered to be a cost-effective maintenance therapy for patients with recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer from the Taiwan NHIA perspective. [Read the Full Post]

Peptide 11R‑VIVIT promotes fracture healing in osteoporotic rats

2364 views | Jul 20 2021

Changju Hou et al. demonstrated that 11R‑VIVIT promoted fracture healing in osteoporotic rats and enhanced the osteogenic differentiation of osteoporotic BMSCs by dysregulating the AKT/NFATc1 signaling pathway. [Read the Full Post]

The mechanisms involved in the resistance of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer cells to palbociclib are multiple and change over time

396 views | Jul 19 2021

Mayu Ono et al. found that ER-positive breast cancer cells used multiple molecular mechanisms to survive in the presence of palbociclib. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting Pyruvate Kinase M2 phosphorylation reverses aggressive cancer phenotypes

472 views | Jul 19 2021

Maria Apostolidi et al. found that combinations of Dinaciclib with TEPP-46 reduced cell invasion, impaired redox balance, and triggered cancer cell death. [Read the Full Post]

TGF-β Alters the Proportion of Infiltrating Immune Cells in a Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

372 views | Jul 18 2021

Kasia Trebska-McGowan et al. found that TGF-β had an overall immunosuppressive effect mediated by TAM PD-L1 expression and decreased presence of DCs. [Read the Full Post]

Synthesis and Evaluation of Chiral Rhodanine Derivatives Bearing Quinoxalinyl Imidazole Moiety as ALK5 Inhibitors

343 views | Jul 18 2021

Li-Min Zhao et al. suggested that the synthesized rhodanine compounds had good ALK5 inhibitory activity and could be used for further research and development as potential antifungal drugs. [Read the Full Post]

NLRP3-activated bone marrow dendritic cells play antileukemic roles via IL-1β/Th1/IFN-γ in acute myeloid leukemia

247 views | Jul 16 2021

Qinqin Liu et al. thought that NLRP3-activated BMDCs promoted the proliferation of IFN-γ-producing Th1 cells with antileukemic effects and might provide insight into the basis for leukemia immunotherapy in patients with AML. [Read the Full Post]

Porcupine inhibitor LGK‑974 inhibits Wnt/β‑catenin signaling and modifies tumor‑associated macrophages resulting in inhibition of the malignant behaviors of non‑small cell lung cancer cells

158 views | Jul 16 2021

Yang Tang et al. found that LGK‑974 indirectly inhibited the malignant behaviors of A549 and H1299 cells by regulating the inflammatory microenvironment by inhibiting Wnt/β‑catenin signaling in TAMs. [Read the Full Post]

Mechanism of Ferroptosis and Its Role in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

383 views | Jul 15 2021

Wenxin Sha et al. summarized the mechanism of ferroptosis and especially its association with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). [Read the Full Post]

Effect of Malt-PEG-Abz@RSL3 micelles on HepG2 cells based on NADPH depletion and GPX4 inhibition in ferroptosis

87 views | Jul 15 2021

Wenhua Li et al. thought that key coenzyme NADPH that participated in synthesis of GSH and Trx(SH)2 was depleted by azobenzene moiety, resulting in decreasing GSH and Trx(SH)2, which dually induced ferroptosis in tumor cells and promoted cell apoptosis. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting ERK combined with apatinib may be a promising therapeutic strategy for treating oral squamous cell carcinoma

370 views | Jul 14 2021

Tong-Chao Zhao et al. suggested that the combination of apatinib and SCH772984 was a potent OSCC therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Identification of Targetable Gene Fusions and Structural Rearrangements to Foster Precision Medicine in KRAS Wild-Type Pancreatic Cancer

75 views | Jul 14 2021

Michael J Fusco et al. found that oncogene fusions were present in KRAS WT pancreatic adenocarcinomas at an increased frequency when compared with KRAS MUT pancreatic adenocarcinomas. [Read the Full Post]

Effective treatment of a BRAF V600E-mutant epithelioid glioblastoma patient by vemurafenib: a case report

290 views | Jul 13 2021

Zhiying Lin et al. found that the use of BRAF inhibitors combined with inhibitors of these seven genes may be a useful remedial treatment option. [Read the Full Post]

Detection of autophagic flux in primary cerebral cortical neurons after oxygen glucose deprivation/reperfusion (OGD/R) using various methods

415 views | Jul 12 2021

Lei Zhang et al. showed that different methods and indicators could be used to monitor different stages of autophagy. [Read the Full Post]