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In this study, we found that miRNA-598 (miR-598) expression was significantly downregulated in GBM tissues and cell lines. Restoring miR-598 expression inhibited cell proliferation and invasion in GBM. Moreover, we validated that metastasis associated in colon cancer-1 (MACC1) is a novel target of miR-598 in GBM. Recovered MACC1 expression reversed the inhibitory effects of miR-598 overexpression on GBM cells. In addition, miR-598 overexpression suppressed the Met/AKT pathway activation in GBM. Our results provided compelling evidence that miR-598 serves tumour suppressive roles in GBM and that its anti-oncogenic effects a...
Source: Oncology Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Res Source Type: research
Authors: Jiang T, Yang C, Ma L, Wu Z, Ye L, Ma X, Li H, Fan J, Yang Y Abstract Deregulation of G protein-coupled receptor kinase 3 (GRK3), which belongs to a subfamily of kinases called GRKs, acts as a promoter mechanism in some cancer types. Our study found that GRK3 was significantly overexpressed in 162 pairs of colon cancer tissues than in the matched noncancerous mucosa (P
Source: Disease Markers - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Dis Markers Source Type: research
Source: Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Contributor : H LiuSeries Type : Expression profiling by array ; Non-coding RNA profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapienslncRNAs contributes to the development of colorectal cancer (CRC). Analysis of tumor tissues and adjacent non-tumor tissues from 6 colorectal cancer patients was conducted. Results indicate insight into molecular signature of the tumorigenesis of CRC.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Non-coding RNA profiling by array Homo sapiens Source Type: research
In this study, we investigated the in vivo antiproliferative activity of 6,7-dimethoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-isoquinoline-3-carboxylic acid (M1) in dimethylhydrazine (DMH) induced colorectal carcinoma (CRC) using albino Wistar rats. M1 was administered to DMH induced CRC rats at 10 and 25 mg/kg doses for 15 days. Various physiological, oxidative parameters, histopathology, ELISA, gene and protein expression studies were conducted to evaluate the anti-CRC potential of M1. The histopathology and biochemical tests indicated the protective action of M1 in DMH-induced colon cancer. ELISA confirms that M1 reduced the increased co...
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2018 Source:Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 100 Author(s): Sharada H. Sharma, Jayasurya Suresh Kumar, David Raj Chellappan, Sangeetha Nagarajan Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide. The development of effective, inexpensive and safe chemopreventive agents would be of great benefit as it involves use of natural products to prevent or suppress the progression of precursor lesions. Morin a flavonoid found in figs (Ficus carica) and other plants is shown to inhibit 1,2-dimethylhydrazine (DMH) induced colon cancer progression in a short term and long term model of colon ...
Source: Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Suppressor of variegation 3 –9 homolog 2 (SUV39H2) is a member of the SUV39H subfamily of lysine methyltransferases. Its role in colorectal cancer (CRC) proliferation and metastasis has remained unexplored. Here, we determined that SUV39H2 was upregulated in CRC tissues compared with that in adjacent non-neoplastic tissues. Further statistical analysis revealed that high SUV39H2 expression was strongly associated with distant metastasis (P = 0.016) and TNM stage (P = 0.038) and predicted a shorter overall survival (OS; P = 0.018) and progression-free survival (PFS; P = 0.018) time for CRC patients.
Source: Cancer Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Guidelines for initiating colorectal cancer (CRC) screening are based on family history but do not consider lifestyle, environmental, or genetic risk factors. We developed models to determine risk of CRC, based on lifestyle and environmental factors and genetic variants, and to identify an optimal age to begin screening.
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion The combined treatment for peritoneal carcinomatosis may be performed safely with acceptable morbidity and mortality in a specialized unit setting. Although over half of patients underwent normothermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, our results were comparable to results from others centers.
Source: Journal of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
This study unveiled a mucinous‐type‐specific methylation profile and suggests the potential use of a proteasome inhibitor to treat MuOC. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
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