The roles of estrogen and estrogen receptors in gastrointestinal disease.
The roles of estrogen and estrogen receptors in gastrointestinal disease. Oncol Lett. 2019 Dec;18(6):5673-5680 Authors: Chen C, Gong X, Yang X, Shang X, Du Q, Liao Q, Xie R, Chen Y, Xu J Abstract Estrogen is an important sex steroid hormone which serves an important role in the regulation of a number of biological functions, including regulating bone density, brain function, cholesterol mobilization, electrolyte balance, skin physiology, the cardiovascular system, the central nervous system and female reproductive organs. Estrogen exhibits various functions through binding to its specific receptors, estrogen receptor α, estrogen receptor β and G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1. In recent years, researchers have demonstrated that estrogen and its receptors serve an important role in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and contribute to the progression of a number of GI diseases, including gastroesophageal reflux, esophageal cancer, peptic ulcers, gastric cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and colon cancer. The aim of this review is to provide an overview of estrogen and its receptors in GI disease, and highlight potential avenues for the prevention and treatment of GI diseases. PMID: 31788039 [PubMed]
Publication date: December 2020Source: Social Science &Medicine, Volume 266Author(s): Trang Thu Do, Andrea Whittaker
You could consider this a follow-up to one of last week’s posts: Are You Most Loyal to Purpose or People? I want to share another way of framing the mindset of being loyal to purpose ahead of people, especially for those who’d prefer to shift into greater loyalty to purpose. Putting purpose first isn’t dehumanizing if you frame it a certain way – if your purpose actually involves serving people. If, however, your purpose is mainly self-centered, like if it’s based on individual achievements that will be of little or no benefit to others, then I think you’re more likely to run in...
Publication date: November 2020Source: Human Pathology: Case Reports, Volume 22Author(s): Shohei Matsuo, Yoshitane Tsukamoto, Eiichiro Mabuchi, Shunichi Negoro, Seiichi Hirota
Publication date: Available online 22 September 2020Source: Pathology - Research and PracticeAuthor(s): Yasamin Pahlavan, Mina Mohammadi Nasr, Elaheh Dalir Abdolahinia, Zahra Pirdel, Saiedeh Razi Soofiyani, Samaneh Siahpoush, Kazem Nejati
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2020Source: Pathology - Research and PracticeAuthor(s): He Zhang, Yi Wang, Yanfeng Wang, Daoyuan Wu, Enguang Lin, Qingxin Xia
Abstract Many experimental techniques have been reported to provide knowledge of the mechanical behavior of cells from biomechanical viewpoints, however, it is unclear how the intercellular structural differences influence macroscopic and microscopic mechanical properties of cells. The aim of our study is to clarify the comprehensive mechanical properties and cell-substrate adhesion strength of cells, and the correlation with intracellular structure in different cell types. We developed an originally designed micro tensile tester, and performed a single cell tensile test to estimate whole cell tensile stiffness an...
Authors: Topkan E, Ozdemir Y, Guler OC, Kucuk A, Besen AA, Mertsoylu H, Sezen D, Akdemir EY, Sezer A, Bolukbasi Y, Pehlivan B, Selek U Abstract Background: We retrospectively compared the incidence of isolated elective nodal failure (IENF) and toxicity rates and survival outcomes after elective nodal irradiation (ENI) versus involved-field RT (IFRT) by employing the propensity score matching (PSM) methodology in stage IIIB/C inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy (C-CRT). Methods: Our PSM examination included 1048 stage IIIB/C NSCLC patients t...
Conclusions: We identified multiple pathway differences, which helps us better understand metastatic biliary tumors and design clinical therapy for personalized medicine. PMID: 32952556 [PubMed]
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Conclusion: In sum, we discovered that miR-152-3p can affect the pathogenesis of colon cancer via the KLF4/IFITM3 axis. PMID: 32952601 [PubMed - in process]
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