Blog of Signaling Pathways

Histone deacetylase 6 inhibition mitigates renal fibrosis by suppressing TGFß and EGFR signaling pathways in obstructive nephropathy

405 views | Oct 28 2020

Xingying Chen et al. indicated that HDAC6 inhibition could attenuate development of renal fibrosis by suppression of TGFb1 and EGFR signaling, and suggested that HDAC6 would be a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of renal fibrosis. [Read the Full Post]

EBV encoded miRNA BART8-3p promotes radioresistance in nasopharyngeal carcinoma by regulating ATM/ATR signaling pathway

283 views | Oct 28 2020

Xiaohan Zhou et al. indicated that EBV-miR-BART8-3p promoted radioresistance in NPC by modulating the activity of ATM/ATR signaling pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Cadmium induces apoptosis via generating reactive oxygen species to activate mitochondrial p53 pathway in primary rat osteoblasts

441 views | Oct 27 2020

Jiaming Zheng et al. indicated that Cd could induce apoptosis in osteoblasts by increasing the generation of ROS and activating the mitochondrial p53 signaling pathway, and this mechanism required the transcriptional activation of p53. [Read the Full Post]

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

728 views | Oct 27 2020

E M Samoilova et al. found 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]

Antianemia Drug Roxadustat (FG-4592) Protects Against Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity by Targeting Antiapoptotic and Antioxidative Pathways

406 views | Oct 26 2020

Guangfeng Long et al.found that the protective effect of FG-4592 on DOX-induced cardiotoxicity possibly through upregulating HIF-1α and its target genes antagonizing apoptosis and oxidative stress. [Read the Full Post]

The therapeutic effect of the BRD4-degrading PROTAC A1874 in human colon cancer cells

437 views | Oct 26 2020

An-Cheng Qin et al.thought that A1874-induced anti-colon cancer cell activity was more potent than the known BRD4 inhibitors (JQ1, CPI203, and I-BET151). [Read the Full Post]

mTOR Inhibition Ablates Cisplatin-Resistant Salivary Gland Cancer Stem Cells

321 views | Oct 25 2020

T Nakano et al.suggested that a combination of an mTOR inhibitor and platinum-based chemotherapy might be beneficial to patients with salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma. [Read the Full Post]

Piceatannol reduces resistance to statins in hypercholesterolemia by reducing PCSK9 expression through p300 acetyltransferase inhibition

355 views | Oct 25 2020

Hyo-Jin Kim et al. indicated that PT was a new nutraceutical candidate to reduce the statin resistance and tolerance that occured in patients with hypercholesterolemia. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting colony stimulating factor-1 receptor signalling to treat ectopic pregnancy

251 views | Oct 23 2020

S Furquan Ahmad et al.suggested that CSF-1 was involved in the survival and proliferation of trophoblast cells in EP and pharmacological disruption of CSF-1/CSF-1R signaling axis could be the basis of a new therapeutic for EP. [Read the Full Post]

Histone deacetylase 3 aberration inhibits Klotho transcription and promotes renal fibrosis

408 views | Oct 23 2020

Fang Chen et al.found that HDAC3 aberration and the subsequent Klotho suppression constituted an important regulatory loop that promotes MTD and renal fibrosis and uses of HDAC3-selective inhibitors were potentially effective in treating renal fibrotic disorders. [Read the Full Post]

A phase I study of a dual PI3-kinase/mTOR inhibitor BEZ235 in adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute leukemia

498 views | Oct 22 2020

Fabian Lang et al.thought that combined inhibition of PI3K and mTOR inhibited a clinically meaningful driver pathway in a small subset of patients with ALL, with no benefit in patients with AML. [Read the Full Post]

Resveratrol ameliorates lipopolysaccharide-induced anxiety-like behavior by attenuating YAP-mediated neuro-inflammation and promoting hippocampal autophagy in mice

243 views | Oct 22 2020

Qiuyun Tian et al.suggested that inhibition of YAP pathway could be a potential therapeutic target for anxiety-like behavior induced by neuro-inflammation. [Read the Full Post]

FLT3 inhibitors in the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: current status and future perspectives

331 views | Oct 20 2020

Adrián Mosquera Orgueira et al.focused on the role of FLT3 mutations in AML, pharmacological features of FLT3 inhibitors, known mechanisms of drug resistance and accumulated evidence for the use of FLT3 inhibitors in different clinical settings. [Read the Full Post]

HPV-induced Nurr1 promotes cancer aggressiveness, self-renewal, and radioresistance via ERK and AKT signaling in cervical cancer

462 views | Oct 20 2020

Peter Kok-Ting Wan et al. provided that BEZ, but not GSK, could abolish Nurr1-enhanced radioresistance, suggesting its potential value for radiosensitizing CSLCs in the clinical setting. [Read the Full Post]

SHP2 is a multifunctional therapeutic target in drug resistant metastatic breast cancer

418 views | Oct 19 2020

Hao Chen et al.found that SHP2 constituted a shared signaling node allowing MBC cells to simultaneously engage a diversity of growth and survival pathways, including those derived from the ECM. [Read the Full Post]

Liproxstatin-1 is an effective inhibitor of oligodendrocyte ferroptosis induced by inhibition of glutathione peroxidase 4

193 views | Oct 19 2020

Bao-You Fan et al.suggested that GPX4 inhibition induceed ferroptosis in oligodendrocytes, and that liproxstatin-1 was a potent inhibitor of ferroptosis. [Read the Full Post]

Hsp90 Inhibitor; NVP-AUY922 in Combination with Doxorubicin Induces Apoptosis and Downregulates VEGF in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cell Line

609 views | Oct 16 2020

Mahshid Mohammadian et al. indicated an effective action of NVP-AUY922 in combined with DOX in this cell line. [Read the Full Post]

Radiosensitization by Kinase Inhibition Revealed by Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Pancreatic Cancer Cells

346 views | Oct 16 2020

Svenja Wiechmann et al.improved the understanding of radioresistance and provided avenues for developing radiotherapeutic strategies. [Read the Full Post]

HDAC3 Regulates Gingival Fibroblast Inflammatory Responses in Periodontitis

410 views | Oct 15 2020

K B Lagosz et al. identified HDAC3 as an important regulator of inflammatory gene expression in GFs and suggested that therapeutic targeting of HDAC activity, in particular HDAC3, may be clinically beneficial in suppressing inflammation in periodontal disease. [Read the Full Post]

Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90)-Inhibitor-Luminespib-Loaded-Protein-Based Nanoformulation for Cancer Therapy

653 views | Oct 15 2020

Ankit K Rochani et al.suggested that DNP-based aqueous nanoformulations could be used in both pancreatic (MIA PaCa-2) and breast (MCF-7) cancer therapy. [Read the Full Post]