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Yinu Wang et al.
Cancer research, 74(17), 4922-4936 (2014-07-19)
Emerging results indicate that cancer stem-like cells contribute to chemoresistance and poor clinical outcomes in many cancers, including ovarian cancer. As epigenetic regulators play a major role in the control of normal stem cell differentiation, epigenetics may offer a useful
Shenxu Wang et al.
Experimental lung research, 40(8), 404-414 (2014-08-26)
To investigate the effect of cisplatin on the growth and metastasis abilities of lung cancer stem cells (CSCs) via molecular imaging. The expression changes of lung CSCs cell marker in A549-Luc-C8 human non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cell line with or
Xinli Huang et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 10(4), 2153-2159 (2014-08-15)
Previous studies revealed that Kanglaite (KLT) exhibits antitumor and immunomodulatory activities. In the present study, we show that KLT treatment stimulated the immune response by increasing the number of T cells and natural killer (NK) cells in the blood of
Monica K VanKlompenberg et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 457-457 (2015-06-08)
The Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) tumor suppressor is mutated or hypermethylated in up to 70% of sporadic breast cancers depending on subtype; however, the effects of APC mutation on tumorigenic properties remain unexplored. Using the ApcMin/+ mouse crossed to the
So Hee Dho et al.
Oncotarget, 6(36), 39235-39246 (2015-10-30)
The NADPH oxidase, NOX5, is known to stimulate cell proliferation in some cancers by generating reactive oxygen species (ROS). We show here that the long form of NOX5 (NOX5-L) also promotes cell death, and thus determines the balance of proliferation
Han-Ning Huang et al.
Marine drugs, 13(5), 3241-3258 (2015-05-27)
Shrimp anti-lipopolysaccharide factor (SALF) is an antimicrobial peptide with reported anticancer activities, such as suppression of tumor progression. In this study, we prepared a potential cancer vaccine comprised of SALF in conjunction with the cell lysate of inactivated murine bladder
Lamiaa A Ahmed et al.
PloS one, 9(10), e108889-e108889 (2014-10-02)
Mitochondrial dysfunction is a crucial mechanism by which cisplatin, a potent chemotherapeutic agent, causes nephrotoxicity where mitochondrial electron transport complexes are shifted mostly toward imbalanced reactive oxygen species versus energy production. In the present study, the protective role of tempol
Zhimin Huang et al.
Life sciences, 222, 78-87 (2019-02-25)
Acute kidney injury (AKI) can limit the clinical use of cisplatin in cancer treatment. The drivers of cisplatin-induced AKI include oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis. Previous studies showed renalase protected cultured human renal proximal tubular cell (HK-2) against cisplatin
Daniela Tosoni et al.
The Journal of cell biology, 211(4), 845-862 (2015-11-26)
The cell fate determinant Numb orchestrates tissue morphogenesis and patterning in developmental systems. In the human mammary gland, Numb is a tumor suppressor and regulates p53 levels. However, whether this function is linked to its role in fate determination remains
Mariana Segovia-Mendoza et al.
BMC cancer, 15, 21-21 (2015-01-28)
Over the past few years, the concurrent use of cisplatin-based chemotherapy and radiation therapy has dramatically improved the local response and increased overall survival in early-stage cervical cancer. However, for the advanced stages of the disease this standard treatment has
Yoriko Murata et al.
Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy, 40(7), 933-936 (2013-07-19)
A 67-year-old woman was diagnosed as having advanced gastric cancer(poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma)with multiple liver metastases. She had received combined S-1 plus cisplatin chemotherapy as first-line treatment and weekly paclitaxel chemotherapy as second-line treatment, however, both had eventually proved ineffective. Because
Toshiaki Yasui et al.
Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy, 40(12), 2229-2231 (2014-01-08)
The patient was a 50-year-old man diagnosed as having a large type 3 advanced gastric cancer with para-aortic lymph node metastasis and with positive peritoneal cytology. We administered a combined systemic and intraperitoneal chemotherapy involving docetaxel, cisplatin, and S-1 (DCS).
Maire F Osborn et al.
ACS chemical biology, 9(10), 2404-2411 (2014-07-24)
With the importance of RNA-based regulatory pathways, the potential for targeting noncoding and coding RNAs by small molecule therapeutics is of great interest. Platinum(II) complexes including cisplatin (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II)) are widely prescribed anticancer compounds that form stable adducts on nucleic acids.
Yu-Jen Cheng et al.
Oncotarget, 5(22), 11564-11575 (2014-10-27)
Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly given to surgically treated non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. However, the prerequisite for chemotherapy needs to be scrutinized in order to maximize the benefits to patients. In this study, we observed that NSCLC cells with high
Yan Wang et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 90(4), 356-366 (2014-06-15)
Ovarian cancer is commonly treated with anticancer agents; however, many tumors become resistant. Resistance is regulated, in part, by P-glycoprotein, which is encoded by the gene multiple drug resistance 1 (MDR1) and functions as a transmembrane efflux pump for the
Bapurao Surnar et al.
Nanoscale, 7(42), 17964-17979 (2015-10-16)
Platinum drug delivery against the detoxification of cytoplasmic thiols is urgently required for achieving efficacy in breast cancer treatment that is over expressed by glutathione (GSH, thiol-oligopeptide). GSH-resistant polymer-cisplatin core-shell nanoparticles were custom designed based on biodegradable carboxylic functional polycaprolactone
Jian-Jun Xie et al.
Oncotarget, 5(18), 8569-8582 (2014-08-26)
ATF3 was a transcription factor involved in the progression of certain cancers. Here, we sought to explore the expression and biological function of ATF3 in esophageal squamous cell carcinomas (ESCC). The prognostic significance of ATF3 expression was evaluated in 150
Ivana Sullivan et al.
Cancer letters, 353(2), 160-166 (2014-07-30)
Genetic variants in DNA repair genes may play a role in the effectiveness of platinum-based chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We analyzed 17 SNPs in eight genes (ERCC1, ERCC2, ERCC3, ERCC4, ERCC5, XPA, XRCC1 and XRCC2) involved in
Steen C Kofoed et al.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 150(1), 42-48 (2015-05-20)
Intrathoracic anastomotic leakage after intended curative resection for cancer in the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction has a negative impact on long-term survival. The aim of this study was to investigate whether an anastomotic leakage was associated with an increased recurrence
Yong-Bao Wei et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 12(1), 226-232 (2015-02-17)
Metadherin (MTDH), also known as astrocyte-elevated gene-1, was first cloned in 2002 and has been confirmed as an oncogene in numerous types of cancer by previous studies. Overexpression of MTDH has been observed in multiple types of cancer, including breast
Zhongwu Li et al.
Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology, 94(12), 1431-1445 (2014-10-07)
The polycomb complex protein Bmi1 (B lymphoma Mo-MLV insertion region 1 homolog) mediates epigenetic transcriptional silencing by modifying chromatin structure and is critical for stem cell homeostasis and tumorigenesis. Bmi1 is frequently overexpressed in human malignancies and therefore has key
Szu-Jung Chen et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 95(1), 28-37 (2015-03-25)
The platinum-based regimen is the front-line treatment of chemotherapy. However, development of platinum resistance often causes therapeutic failure in this disease. We previously have generated an oxaliplatin-resistant subline, named S3, from human cervical carcinoma SiHa cells, and its resistant phenotype
Dejian Li et al.
Oncology reports, 33(5), 2291-2298 (2015-03-12)
Cancer stem cells (CSCs) have been reported in many tissues. However, CSCs have yet to be identified in a human malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) cell line. Elevated aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 (ALDH1) has been proposed as a stem cell marker for
Chatla Srinivas et al.
PloS one, 10(11), e0142006-e0142006 (2015-11-10)
Tumor microenvironment play role in angiogenesis and carcinogenesis. Etoposide, a known topoisomerase II inhibitor induces DNA damage resulting in cell cycle arrest. We developed a novel Etoposide analogue, Quinazolino-4β-amidopodophyllotoxin (C-10) that show better efficacy in regulating cell proliferation and angiogenesis.
Jau-Ling Huang et al.
Mutagenesis, 30(4), 475-485 (2015-03-07)
The human JC virus (JCV) is potentially carcinogenic to humans as a Group 2B carcinogen, and it is ubiquitous in human populations. To investigate whether the small tumour (ST) antigen of the JCV contributes to genomic instability, we established cell
Wolfgang Hohenforst-Schmidt et al.
Journal of Cancer, 5(5), 344-350 (2014-04-12)
Inhaled therapy for lung cancer is a local form of treatment. Currently inhaled non-specific cytotoxic agents have been evaluated as a future treatment for local disease control and distant metastasis control. There are few information regarding the influence of local
Christopher G England et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 92, 120-129 (2015-03-11)
Gold nanoparticles functionalized with biologically compatible layers may achieve stable drug release while avoiding adverse effects in cancer treatment. We study cisplatin and paclitaxel release from gold cores functionalized with hexadecanethiol (TL) and phosphatidylcholine (PC) to form two-layer nanoparticles, or
Jong-Lyel Roh et al.
Apoptosis : an international journal on programmed cell death, 19(11), 1594-1602 (2014-08-13)
Head and neck cancer (HNC), one of the most common cancers worldwide, frequently involves mutation of the TP53 gene and dysregulation of the p53 pathway. Overexpression of MDM2 or MDM4 inactivates the tumor-suppressive function of p53. Restoration of p53 function
Hee Jun Cho et al.
International journal of cancer, 135(7), 1553-1563 (2014-03-04)
Rho GDP dissociation inhibitor 2 (RhoGDI2) expression is correlated with tumor growth, metastasis and chemoresistance in gastric cancer. However, the mechanisms by which RhoGDI2 promotes tumor cell survival and metastasis remain unclear. In this study, we clearly demonstrate that RhoGDI2
Mira Pavkovic et al.
Toxicology, 324, 147-157 (2014-06-01)
Extracellular microRNAs (miRNAs) have emerged as novel biomarkers (BMs) for various pathological states. To evaluate whether urinary miRNAs could serve as biomarkers for drug-induced kidney injury, we performed a nephrotoxicity study in rats with cisplatin (Cp), which is known to
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