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Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of PARP Inhibitors in Advanced-Stage Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

475 views | Aug 02 2020

Yifan Jiang et al. found that PARP inhibitors were an effective and well-tolerated treatment for patients with advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer. [Read the Full Post]

Repolarization of tumor infiltrating macrophages and increased survival in mouse primary CNS lymphomas after XPO1 and BTK inhibition

260 views | Jul 30 2020

Isabel Jiménez et al. highlighted the pathogenic role of the innate immune microenvironment in PCNSL and provided pre-clinical evidence for the development of selinexor and ibrutinib as a new promising therapeutic option with cytotoxic and immunomodulatory potential. [Read the Full Post]

Clinical Utility of Selinexor/Dexamethasone in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: A Review of Current Evidence and Patient Selection

257 views | Jul 30 2020

Panagiotis Malandrakis et al. showed that selinexor was a new anti-myeloma drug that seemed to be effective in patients who had no other therapeutic options, including patients who had received novel cellular therapies such as CAR-T cells. [Read the Full Post]

Screening of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in natural products by capillary electrophoresis combined with high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

0 views | Jul 29 2020

Feng Li et al. demonstrated a significant merit of our method in the identification of the bioactive compounds in natural products. [Read the Full Post]

The Apparent Requirement for Protein Synthesis during G2 Phase Is due to Checkpoint Activation

292 views | Jul 29 2020

Sarah Lockhead et al. showed that protein synthesis during G2 phase was not required for mitotic entry, at least when the p38 checkpoint pathway was abrogated. [Read the Full Post]

Epithelioid glioblastoma with microglia features: Potential for novel therapy

276 views | Jul 28 2020

Nami Nakagomi et al. provided insight into the cellular nature of E-GBM and introduced several possibilities for effective targeted therapy for these patients. [Read the Full Post]

Effectiveness and Costs Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Targeted Immunomodulators Using Real-World U.S. Data

674 views | Jul 28 2020

Mahdi Gharaibeh et al. showed that the range of patients who were effectively treated with first-line therapy was higher for certain tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and tocilizumab. [Read the Full Post]

Pharmacokinetics and bioavailability of ipatasertib in dog plasma using LC/MS/MS

394 views | Jul 27 2020

Ying Liu et al. showed that the bioavailability of ipatasertib was determined to be 19.3%. [Read the Full Post]

Combined inhibition of ACK1 and AKT shows potential toward targeted therapy against KRAS-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer

413 views | Jul 27 2020

Xiangjing Yu et al. demonstrated the promising therapeutic potential of combined ACK1/AKT inhibition as a strategy against KRAS-mutant NSCLC. [Read the Full Post]

Induction of ferroptosis in response to graphene quantum dots through mitochondrial oxidative stress in microglia

245 views | Jul 26 2020

Tianshu Wu et al. not only provided new insights in the GQDs-induced cell damage performed in multiple types of cell death, but also in the influence of chemical modification on the toxicity of GQDs. [Read the Full Post]

Cigarette smoking is associated with high level of ferroptosis in seminal plasma and affects semen quality

243 views | Jul 26 2020

Zhanhui Ou et al. found that cigarette smoking was associated with high level of ferroptosis in seminal plasma and affect semen quality. [Read the Full Post]

Exosomal release of microRNA-454 by breast cancer cells sustains biological properties of cancer stem cells via the PRRT2/Wnt axis in ovarian cancer

305 views | Jul 23 2020

Ling Wang et al. discovered that C59 reversed the repressive role of exosomes in stemness of CSCs. When being evaluated in a mouse model, exosomal miR-454 led to an efficacious effect in suppressing the tumor weight and volume in vivo. [Read the Full Post]

Differentiation of Human Cardiac Atrial Appendage Stem Cells into Adult Cardiomyocytes: A Role for the Wnt Pathway?

342 views | Jul 23 2020

Leen Willems et al. indicated that Wnt signaling had limited effects on CASC clonogenicity, proliferation, and differentiation. [Read the Full Post]

Polo-like kinase 1 as a promising diagnostic biomarker and potential therapeutic target for hepatocellular carcinoma

381 views | Jul 22 2020

Eman H Yousef et al. found that Polo-like kinase 1 might be a potential biomarker for hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis and follow-up during treatment with chemotherapies. [Read the Full Post]

Neratinib Plus Capecitabine Versus Lapatinib Plus Capecitabine in HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Previously Treated With ≥ 2 HER2-Directed Regimens: Phase III NALA Trial

787 views | Jul 22 2020

Cristina Saura et al.showed that N+C significantly improved PFS and time to intervention for CNS disease versus L+C. No new N+C safety signals were observed. [Read the Full Post]

The impact of ivacaftor on sinonasal pathology in S1251N-mediated cystic fibrosis patients

328 views | Jul 21 2020

Romee Gostelie et al. found that Ivacaftor appeared to improve sinonasal outcome parameters and thereby sinonasal health in patients with cystic fibrosis with an S1251N mutation. [Read the Full Post]

DrugSniper, a Tool to Exploit Loss-Of-Function Screens, Identifies CREBBP as a Predictive Biomarker of VOLASERTIB in Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (SCLC)

302 views | Jul 21 2020

Fernando Carazo et al. showed the potential of genome-wide loss-of-function screens to identify new personalized therapeutic hypotheses in SCLC and potentially in other tumors, which was a valuable starting point for further drug development and drug repositioning projects. [Read the Full Post]

Critical role of SOX2-IGF2 signaling in aggressiveness of bladder cancer

225 views | Jul 20 2020

Yu-Fan Chiu et al. indicated the SOX2-IGF2 signaling affected the aggressiveness of bladder cancer cell growth. [Read the Full Post]

IGF-1/IGF-1R/FAK/YAP Transduction Signaling Prompts Growth Effects in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) Cells

229 views | Jul 20 2020

Damiano Cosimo Rigiracciolo et al. suggested that the IGF-1/IGF-1R/FAK/YAP axis might contribute to the progression of the aggressive TNBC subtype. [Read the Full Post]

The Anti-Cancer Drug Dabrafenib Is a Potent Activator of the Human Pregnane X Receptor

229 views | Jul 19 2020

Nicolas Creusot et al. revealed that by using a panel of different cellular techniques it was possible to improve the assessment of hPXR agonist activity for new developed drugs. [Read the Full Post]