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A virtual molecular tumor board platform reduced case-review times from 14 days to 4 days. Researchers hope that the cloud-based platform could extend precision medicine to all cancer patients in the US.Medscape Medical News
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Publication date: 15 February 2020Source: Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1202Author(s): Yu Yang, Jiang-Yu Bian, Yu-Han Li, Hui-Chao Guan, Yan-Ru Tang, Yan-Ling Chen, Shu-Mei YueAbstractSix complexes including [Cd (bpt)(odc)2] (1), [Ni(bpt)(odc)2] (2), [Zn (bpt)(odc)2] (3), [Zn (bpt)(1,4-ndc)2(H2O)] (4), [Cd (bpt)(1,4-ndc)2] (5), [Cd (bpt)(Pta)2(H2O)2] (6), {bpt = 2-(2 pyridyl)benzothiazole, H2odc = 4,4′-oxybisbenzoic acid, 1,4-H2ndc = naphthalene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid, Pta = terephthalic acid}, have been determined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis, which shows that complexes 1&ndas...
Source: Journal of Molecular Structure - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2019Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of DiseaseAuthor(s): Brittany Haynes, Ambikai Gajan, Pratima Nangia-Makker, Malathy P. ShekharAbstractTriple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive breast cancer subtype with few therapy options besides chemotherapy. Although platinum-based drugs have shown initial activity in BRCA1-mutated TNBCs, chemoresistance remains a challenge. Here we show that RAD6B (UBE2B), a principal mediator of translesion synthesis (TLS), is overexpressed in BRCA1 wild-type and mutant TNBCs, and RAD6B overexpression correlate...
Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) Molecular Basis of Disease - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
In this study, we compared differences in gene expression in parental and CHD4-deficient cells by next-generation sequencing and Ingenuity Pathway Analysis.Key findingsWe found that β1 integrin is a downstream target gene of CHD4, which could be transcriptionally regulated by CHD4 in TNBC cells. Consistent with in vitro data, immunohistochemistry revealed that co-expression of β1 integrin and CHD4 was significantly associated with metastatic state, recurrence, and survival status in TNBC patients. It also showed a positive correlation between β1 integrin and CHD4 in vivo.SignificanceThis is the first study t...
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Publication date: Available online 19 October 2019Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Katarzyna Ratajczak, Magdalena StobieckaAbstractA remarkable progress in the development of portable paper-based biosensors (PBBs) and microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (µPADs) has recently been achieved. In these devices, a paper formed of microfibers of cellulose, a carbohydrate biopolymer, offers both an ample space in its micropores for analytical reagents storage and a capillary force to drive liquid samples to a dedicated reaction zone for instantaneous detection of the desired analytes. Owing to the low cost and...
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2019Source: Genes &DiseasesAuthor(s): Weijie Guo, Binhua P. ZhouAbstractMetabolic abnormalities are emerging as an active driver to the development, progression and metastasis of various tumors. In the recent issue of the EMBO Journal, Yang and colleagues identified that succinylacetone (SA) could act as an oncometabolite and that accumulation of SA activates the NRF2/IGF1R axis in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) development. These discoveries not only yield great insights in the understanding of tumor biology, but also hold significant clinical ramifications, as these findi...
Source: Genes and Diseases - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
In this report, we analyzed gene expression profiles of paired specimens of keratinocyte carcinomas with their matched normal skin tissues as the control. Among several novel findings, we discovered a significant number of zinc finger encoding genes up-regulated in human BCC. In BCC, a novel link was found between hedgehog signaling, Wnt signaling, and the cilium. While the SCC cancer-stem-cell gene signature is shared between human and mouse SCCs, the hair follicle stem-cell signature of mice was not highly represented in human SCC. Differential gene expression (DEG) in human BCC shares gene signature with both bulge and ...
Source: Genes and Diseases - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 October 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Melissa A. Reimers, Steven M. Yip, Li Zhang, Marcin Cieslik, Mallika Dhawan, Bruce Montgomery, Alexander W. Wyatt, Kim N. Chi, Eric J. Small, Arul M. Chinnaiyan, Ajjai S. Alva, Felix Y. Feng, Jonathan ChouAbstractBackgroundCyclin-dependent kinase 12 (CDK12) loss occurs in 3–7% of metastatic prostate cancer patients and is characterized by a genomic instability signature, but the clinical implications of CDK12 loss are not well established.ObjectiveTo determine the clinical course of patients with CDK12 mutant advanced prostate cancer...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Health Communication - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract A 73-year-old Caucasian man presented with a pink, pearly papule anterior to his right ear. He was a well-educated, retired stockbroker. Biopsy revealed an infiltrating basal cell carcinoma (BCC). The dermatologist repeatedly attempted to contact the patient encouraging treatment. After ignoring calls and letters, he was lost to contact with dermatology for 10 years. In the interim, the patient presented to the emergency room after discovering maggots in his ear. He subsequently consulted a head and neck surgeon but refused the recommended surgical excision. Although still operable, by this time the patie...
Source: Skinmed - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Skinmed Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2019Source: Respiratory Physiology &NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Kun-Ming Wu, Wen-Kuei Chang, Chih-Hao Chen, Yu Ru KouAbstractIL-1β, HMGB1, HO-1, and LDH in the pleural effusions (PE) of patients with transudative, infectious, and malignant etiologies were determined using ELISA and enzymatic assays. IL-1β, HMGB1, HO-1, and LDH showed significant differences between the three etiologies. Post-hoc analysis revealed higher levels of HO-1 and HMGB1 in infectious versus transudative effusion. Higher levels of IL-1β were found in infectious versus transudative or malign...
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
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