Blog of Signaling Pathways

Cediranib Induces Apoptosis, G1 Phase Cell Cycle Arrest, and Autophagy in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Cell A549 In Vitro

458 views | Apr 20 2021

Menghuan Guo et al. suggested that CED could induce apoptosis and G1 phase cell cycle arrest in A549 cells. [Read the Full Post]

Optimal Therapies for Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis

457 views | Apr 20 2021

Wenlin Chen et al. indicated that bevacizumab (BEV) plus CCNU and regorafenib had a higher efficacy on the ORR, 6-m PFS rate and OS, and that BEV monotherapy or BEV combined with active drug therapies was advantageous for the ORR and 6-m PFS rate. [Read the Full Post]

The molecular context of vulnerability for CDK9 suppression in triple wild-type melanoma

285 views | Apr 19 2021

Samantha M Guhan et al. found that transcriptional blockade through selective targeting of CDK9 was an effective method of suppressing therapeutically-orphaned BRAF/NRAS/NF1 wild-type melanomas. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibiting Importin 4-mediated nuclear import of CEBPD enhances chemosensitivity by repression of PRKDC-driven DNA damage repair in cervical cancer

379 views | Apr 19 2021

Yang Zhou et al. demonstrated that IPO4 and CEBPD knockdown improved CDDP-induced cytotoxicity in vitro and in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

Water Mapping and Scoring approaches to predict the role of Hydration sites in Binding Affinity of PAK1 inhibitors

366 views | Apr 18 2021

Jayashree Biswal et al. determined the best scoring function, established SARs and predicted active molecules through a computational model. [Read the Full Post]

Netarsudil: A new ophthalmic drug in the treatment of chronic primary open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension

694 views | Apr 18 2021

Mansi Batra et al. showed that the discovery of netarsudil was a breakthrough in the therapy of glaucoma with proven efficacy in a wide range of eye pressures and was well tolerated in cases with ocular hypertension and chronic glaucoma. [Read the Full Post]

The anti-apoptotic proteins Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL suppress Beclin 1/Atg6-mediated lethal autophagy in polyploid cells

949 views | Apr 16 2021

Jing Zhang et al. found that Bcl-2 and Bcl-xL negatively modulated MYC-VX-680 synthetic lethality. [Read the Full Post]

ALK3-SMAD1/5 Signaling Mediates the BMP2-Induced Decrease in PGE2 Production in Human Endometrial Stromal Cells and Decidual Stromal Cells

363 views | Apr 16 2021

Yu Zhang et al. found that BMP2 decreased PGE2 production by downregulating COX-1 expression. [Read the Full Post]

HDAC6-selective inhibitors enhance anticancer effects of paclitaxel in ovarian cancer cells

400 views | Apr 15 2021

Jung Yoo et al. found synergy between paclitaxel and HDAC6-selective inhibitors, providing further impetus for clinical trials of combination therapy using HDAC6-selective inhibitors, not only in ovarian cancer but also in other tumors. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of Cdc20 suppresses the metastasis in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)

1331 views | Apr 15 2021

Christine Song et al. suggested an essential role of Cdc20 in tumor formation and metastasis of TNBC, which might be a potential target therapy for TNBC treatment. [Read the Full Post]

Overexpression of Human ABCB1 and ABCG2 Reduces the Susceptibility of Cancer Cells to the Histone Deacetylase 6-Specific Inhibitor Citarinostat

336 views | Apr 14 2021

Chung-Pu Wu et al. suggested that the co-administration of citarinostat with a non-toxic modulator of ABCB1 and ABCG2 might optimize its therapeutic application in the clinic. [Read the Full Post]

Foretinib induces G2/M cell cycle arrest, apoptosis, and invasion in human glioblastoma cells through c-MET inhibition

365 views | Apr 13 2021

Narges K Gortany et al.indicated that foretinib might have the therapeutic potential against human GBM which deserve further investigation. [Read the Full Post]

The clinical significance of histone deacetylase-8 in human breast cancer

449 views | Apr 13 2021

Golebagh Rahmani et al. highlighted the role and existing inhibitors of HDAC8 in BC pathogenesis and therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Porcine Picornavirus 3C Protease Degrades PRDX6 to Impair PRDX6-mediated Antiviral Function

320 views | Apr 12 2021

Congcong Wang et al. found that PRDX6 played an important antiviral role during porcine picornavirus infection, and the viral 3Cpro induced the degradation of PRDX6 to overcome PRDX6-mediated antiviral function. [Read the Full Post]

DNA damage-triggered activation of cGAS-STING pathway induces apoptosis in human keratinocyte HaCaT cells

536 views | Apr 12 2021

Can Li et al. concluded that NF-κB pathway and IFNβ pathway residing in the downstream of STING were resposible for apoptosis of UVB-irradiated or cisplatin-treated HaCaT cells. [Read the Full Post]

Emerging Effects of Sepantronium Bromide (YM155) on MOLT-4 Cell Line Apoptosis Induction and Expression of Critical Genes Involved in Apoptotic Pathways

307 views | Apr 11 2021

Kobra Shojaei Moghadam found that use of YM155 could be a potential drug therapy in T-ALL patients with promising effects on apoptosis induction. [Read the Full Post]

A comprehensive study of epigenetic alterations in hepatocellular carcinoma identifies potential therapeutic targets

685 views | Apr 11 2021

Juan Bayo et al. found that mutations and changes in expression of epigenetic modifiers were common events in human hepatocellular carcinoma, leading to an aggressive gene expression program and poor clinical prognosis. [Read the Full Post]

Dissecting the Role of BET Bromodomain Proteins BRD2 and BRD4 in Human NK Cell Function

451 views | Apr 10 2021

Adam P Cribbs et al. found that compelling argument for further clinical investigation. [Read the Full Post]

Assessment of the effects of Syk and BTK inhibitors on GPVI-mediated platelet signaling and function

372 views | Apr 09 2021

Tony J Zheng et al. found that TKIs targeting Syk or BTK inhibited central platelet functional responses but might differentially affect protein activities and organization in critical systems downstream of Syk and BTK in platelets. [Read the Full Post]

Pan- and Isoform-specific Inhibition of the Bromodomain and Extra-terminal Proteins and Evaluation of Synergistic Potential With Entospletinib in Canine Lymphoma

0 views | Apr 09 2021

Weibo Kong et al. found that Entospletinib did not enhance the inhibitory effects of the pan- or isoform-specific BET. [Read the Full Post]