Blog of Signaling Pathways

Dasatinib inhibits actin fiber reorganization and promotes endothelial cell permeability through RhoA-ROCK pathway

1843 views | Dec 21 2017

Dasgupta SK et al. suggested that ROCK inhibitors could serve as therapeutic modalities to ameliorate the dasatinib-induced pulmonary changes. [Read the Full Post]

Ligation of CD180 inhibits IFN-α signaling in a Lyn-PI3K-BTK-dependent manner in B cells

821 views | Dec 21 2017

You M et al. provide molecular insight into the mechanism of IFN-α signaling activation in SLE B cells and a potential therapeutic approach for SLE treatment. [Read the Full Post]

Vascular CXCR4 Expression Promotes Vessel Sprouting and Sensitivity to Sorafenib Treatment in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

792 views | Dec 20 2017

Xu J et al. revealed that CXCR4 is a novel HCC vascular marker for vessel sprouting and could serve as a potential therapeutic target and a predictive factor for sorafenib treatment in patients with HCC. [Read the Full Post]

Matrine induces Akt/mTOR signalling inhibition-mediated autophagy and apoptosis in acute myeloid leukaemia cells

869 views | Dec 20 2017

Wu J et al. indicated that matrine exerts antitumour effect through apoptosis and autophagy, and the latter one might be a potential therapeutic strategy for AML. [Read the Full Post]

Ubiquitination and regulation of AURKA identifies a hypoxia-independent E3 ligase activity of VHL

995 views | Dec 19 2017

Hasanov E et al. identified VHL as an E3 ligase with important cellular functions under both normoxic and hypoxic conditions. [Read the Full Post]

PKCiota promotes ovarian tumor progression through deregulation of cyclin E

1332 views | Dec 19 2017

Nanos-Webb A et al. identified a PI3K/PKCiota/cyclin E signaling pathway as a therapeutic target during ovarian tumorigenesis. [Read the Full Post]

Perifosine and ABT-737 synergistically inhibit lung cancer cells in vitro and in vivo

856 views | Dec 18 2017

Shen J et al. supported the feasibility of further investigation of the perifosine plus ABT-737 regimen in future lung cancer clinical tests. [Read the Full Post]

Proteome and Acetylome Analysis Identifies Novel Pathways and Targets Regulated by Perifosine in Neuroblastoma

834 views | Dec 17 2017

Gu X et al. details the impact of perifosine on proteome and lysine acetylome in SK-N-AS cells and expands our understanding of the mechanisms of perifosine action in neuroblastoma. [Read the Full Post]

Mechanisms responsible for the synergistic antileukemic interactions between ATR inhibition and cytarabine in acute myeloid leukemia cells

881 views | Dec 17 2017

Ma J et al. provided insight into the mechanism of action underlying the synergistic antileukemic activity of ATR inhibition in combination with cytarabine in AML. [Read the Full Post]

Induction of Neuroendocrine Differentiation in Prostate Cancer Cells by Dovitinib (TKI-258) and its Therapeutic Implications

1664 views | Dec 16 2017

Yadav SS et al. observed that both androgen receptor (AR) positive and AR-negative PCa cells differentiate into a NE phenotype upon treatment with Dovitinib. [Read the Full Post]

Leucovorin Enhances the Anti-cancer Effect of Bortezomib in Colorectal Cancer Cells.

948 views | Dec 16 2017

Wang S et al. found that the anti-cancer effect of bortezomib and present this novel combinatorial treatment against colorectal cancer. [Read the Full Post]

The AXL receptor tyrosine kinase is associated with adverse prognosis and distant metastasis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

1412 views | Dec 15 2017

Hsieh MS et al. concluded that AXL is a strong adverse prognostic factor for ESCC. Therapeutic agents targeting AXL have great potential to improve prognosis of ESCC patients. [Read the Full Post]

THZ1 targeting CDK7 suppresses STAT transcriptional activity and sensitizes T-cell lymphomas to BCL2 inhibitors

904 views | Dec 14 2017

Cayrol F et al. showed that the combination of THZ1 and the BH3 mimetic obatoclax improves lymphoma growth control in a primary PTCL ex vivo culture and in two STAT3-mutant PTCL xenografts, delineating a potential targeted agent-based therapeutic option for these patients. [Read the Full Post]

MST2 phosphorylation at serine 385 in mitosis inhibits its tumor suppressing activity

793 views | Dec 14 2017

Chen X et al. showed that mitotic phosphorylation-deficient mutant MST2-S385A possesses higher activity in suppressing cell proliferation and anchorage-independent growth in vitro and tumorigenesis in vivo. Together, our findings reveal a novel layer of regulation for MST2 in mitosis and its role in tumorigenesis. [Read the Full Post]

Melatonin alleviates inflammasome-induced pyroptosis through inhibiting NF-κB/GSDMD signal in mice adipose tissue

963 views | Dec 13 2017

Liu Z et al. revealed a novel function of melatonin on adipocyte pyroptosis, suggesting a new potential therapy for melatonin to prevent and treat obesity caused systemic inflammatory response. [Read the Full Post]

The HDAC Inhibitor LAQ824 Enhances Epigenetic Reprogramming and In Vitro Development of Porcine SCNT Embryos.

855 views | Dec 13 2017

Optimum exposure (100 nM for 24 h) to LAQ824 post-activation improved the in vitro development of porcine SCNT embryos by enhancing levels of H3K9 and H4K12, reducing 5-mC, and regulating gene expression. [Read the Full Post]

Rigosertib as a selective anti-tumor agent can ameliorate multiple dysregulated signaling transduction pathways in high-grade myelodysplastic syndrome

635 views | Dec 12 2017

Xu F et al. indicated that rigosertib is a selective and promising anti-tumor agent that could ameliorate multiple dysregulated signaling transduction pathways in high-grade MDS. [Read the Full Post]

Interleukin-6 suppression reduces tumour self-seeding by circulating tumour cells in a human osteosarcoma nude mouse model

887 views | Dec 12 2017

Zhang Y et al. provided a novel strategy for future therapeutic interventions to prevent osteosarcoma progression and recurrence. [Read the Full Post]

Aurora kinase A induces papillary thyroid cancer lymph node metastasis by promoting cofilin-1 activity

869 views | Dec 11 2017

Maimaiti Y, et al. indicated that the combination of Aur-A and CFL-1 may be useful as a molecular prediction model for lymph node metastasis in thyroid cancer and raise the possibility of targeting Aur-A and CFL-1 for more effective treatment of thyroid cancer. [Read the Full Post]

The Chk1 inhibitor MK-8776 increases the radiosensitivity of human triple-negative breast cancer by inhibiting autophagy

768 views | Dec 11 2017

Zhou ZR et al. suggested that MK-8776 increases human TNBC radiosensitivity by inhibiting irradiation-induced autophagy and that MK-8776 may be a potential agent in the radiosensitization of human TNBC. [Read the Full Post]