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An exon skipping screen identifies antitumor drugs that are potent modulators of pre-mRNA splicing, suggesting new therapeutic applications

532 views | Oct 14 2020

Yihui Shi et al.supported the broad potential for the development of agents that targeted the spliceosome for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, as well as new avenues for the discovery of new chemotherapeutic agents for a range of diseases. [Read the Full Post]

Development of Artificial Plasma Membranes Derived Nanovesicles Suitable for Drugs Encapsulation

399 views | Oct 14 2020

Carolina Martinelli et al.documented the possibility to easily generate scalable nanovesicles with specific therapeutic cargo modifications useful in different drug delivery contexts. [Read the Full Post]

Circulating glucagon-like peptide-1 level in patients with liver cirrhosis

295 views | Oct 13 2020

Masoud Nouri-Vaskeh et al. found that larger prospective studies were needed to explore the incretin effect in cirrhosis patients compared with healthy individuals. [Read the Full Post]

Neuroprotective Effects of the Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in Ischemic Injury through Promotion of Synaptic and Neuronal Health

310 views | Oct 13 2020

Sen Yin et al.demonstrated that activation of the Shh signaling pathway played a neuroprotective role in response to ischemic exposure via promotion of synaptic and neuronal health. [Read the Full Post]

The PI3K/mTOR dual inhibitor GSK458 potently impedes ovarian cancer tumorigenesis and metastasis

250 views | Oct 10 2020

Yangjiong Xiao et al. concluded that GSK458 might serve as an attractive candidate to treat ovarian cancer. [Read the Full Post]

TM4SF1 facilitates non-small cell lung cancer progression through regulating YAP-TEAD pathway

265 views | Oct 10 2020

X-Y Fu et al. demonstrated that TM4SF1 could promote proliferation, migration, and invasion in NSCLC, at least partially through a potential YAP-TEAD signaling pathway-dependent mechanism. [Read the Full Post]

Omipalisib Inhibits Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Growth Through Inactivation of Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase (PI3K)/AKT/Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) and ERK Signaling

231 views | Oct 05 2020

Dong-Shan Zhu et al. supported the rationale for using omipalisib as a therapeutic approach in ESCC patients. [Read the Full Post]

Dual Inhibition of Autophagy and PI3K/AKT/MTOR Pathway as a Therapeutic Strategy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

270 views | Oct 05 2020

Monique Bernard et al. suggested a broader application for this combination therapy that could be promptly translated to in vivo studies. [Read the Full Post]

NRAS Status Determines Sensitivity to SHP2 Inhibitor Combination Therapies Targeting the RAS-MAPK Pathway in Neuroblastoma

369 views | Oct 04 2020

Ivette Valencia-Sama et al. suggested that conventional therapy-resistant, relapsed neuroblastoma might be effectively treated via combined inhibition of SHP2 and MEK or ERK of the RAS-MAPK pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Inhibition of the ERK/RSK kinase cascade limits Chlamydia trachomatis infection

400 views | Oct 04 2020

Yaohua Xue et al. demonstrated not only that the ERK/RSK pathway played a critical role in Chlamydia infection, but also that these kinases had potential as targets for host-directed therapy against Chlamydia trachomatis. [Read the Full Post]

A rare maternal gastrointestinal stromal tumor found in the second trimester of pregnancy: A case report

778 views | Oct 03 2020

Naoko Tanaka et al. believed that pregnant patients should be managed by a multidisciplinary team with expertise in gastrointestinal tumors and fetal-maternal medicine. [Read the Full Post]

A Slug-dependent mechanism is responsible for tumor suppression of p53-stabilizing compound CP-31398 in p53-mutated endometrial carcinoma

310 views | Oct 03 2020

Ling Liu et al. showed that CP-31398-regulated Slug downregulation repressed the p53-mutated EC via the p53/Wnt/Puma pathway. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting of BCR-ABL1 and IRE1α induces synthetic lethality in Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia

479 views | Oct 02 2020

Margherita Vieri et al. found that the identified combined action of nilotinib and MKC-8866 might represent a successful therapeutic strategy in high-risk Ph + ALL. [Read the Full Post]

Myeloid deletion and therapeutic activation of AMPK do not alter atherosclerosis in male or female mice

474 views | Oct 02 2020

Nicholas D LeBlond et al. suggested that intervention with the first-generation AMPK activator A-769662 was not able to stem the progression of atherosclerosis. [Read the Full Post]

A study of human leukocyte antigen-haploidentical hematopoietic stem cells transplantation combined with allogenic mesenchymal stem cell infusion for treatment of severe aplastic anemia in pediatric and adolescent patients

552 views | Sep 29 2020

Li Ding et al. suggested that cotransplantation of HLA-haploidentical HSC and allogenic mesenchymal stem cell might provide an effective and safe treatment for children and adolescents with SAA who lacked matched donors. [Read the Full Post]

Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel 6-phenyl-1,3a,4,10b-tetrahydro-2H-benzo[c]thiazolo[4,5-e]azepin-2-one derivatives as potential BRD4 inhibitors

159 views | Sep 29 2020

Qifei Li et al. supported that this novel compound 13f provided a perspective for developing effective BRD4 inhibitors. [Read the Full Post]

Advances on Synthesis, Derivatization and Bioactivity of Isatin: A Review

299 views | Sep 28 2020

Garima Chauhan et al. reviewed the different strategies for the designs and synthesis of several IST based compounds having different biological activities with SAR which could favour further investigation and modification for the development of new and more potent entities. [Read the Full Post]

Xanthatin alleviates airway inflammation in asthmatic mice by regulating the STAT3/NF-κB signaling pathway

370 views | Sep 28 2020

Jingxia Chang et al. concluded that Xanthatin attenuated airway inflammation in asthmatic mice through blocking the STAT3/NFκB signaling pathway, indicating the potential of Xanthatin as a useful therapeutic agent for asthma. [Read the Full Post]

CTELS: A Cell-Free System for the Analysis of Translation Termination Rate

515 views | Sep 28 2020

Kseniya A Lashkevich et al. revealed a transient stalling event at a "leaky" stop codon context, which likely defined the basis of nonsense suppression. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting the Notch and TGF-β signaling pathways to prevent retinal fibrosis in vitro and in vivo

728 views | Sep 27 2020

Jiawen Fan et al. foung that inhibiting Notch signaling might be an effective way to prevent retinal fibrosis. [Read the Full Post]