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Nuclear-translocation of ACLY induced by obesity-related factors enhances pyrimidine metabolism through regulating histone acetylation in endometrial cancer.

Cancer Lett 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, 200233, PR China; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Eighth People's Hospital Affiliated to Jiangsu University, Shanghai, 200233, PR China. Electronic address:

Endometrial cancer (EC) is becoming one of the most common gynecologic malignancies. Lipid metabolism is a hallmark feature of cancers. The molecular mechanisms underlying lipid metabolism in EC remain unclear. Read More

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Long non-coding RNAs and their targets as potential biomarkers in breast cancer.

IET Syst Biol 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences - ASAB, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.

Breast cancer is among the lethal types of cancer with a high mortality rate, globally. Its high prevalence can be controlled through improved analysis and identification of disease-specific biomarkers. Recently, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been reported as key contributors of carcinogenesis and regulate various cellular pathways through post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms. Read More

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SLC6A8-mediated intracellular creatine accumulation enhances hypoxic breast cancer cell survival via ameliorating oxidative stress.

J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2021 May 14;40(1):168. Epub 2021 May 14.

Department of Endocrine and Breast Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing Medical University, #1 You-Yi Rd., Yu-zhong District, Chongqing, 400016, China.

Background: Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most aggressive subtype of breast cancer, with poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Hypoxia is a key hallmark of TNBC. Metabolic adaptation promotes progression of TNBC cells that are located within the hypoxic tumor regions. Read More

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Upregulated Talin1 synergistically boosts β-estradiol-induced proliferation and pro-angiogenesis of eutopic and ectopic endometrial stromal cells in adenomyosis.

Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2021 May 14;19(1):70. Epub 2021 May 14.

Department of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Center, Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Capital Medical University, No.17 Qi Helou Road, Dong Cheng District, Beijing, 100006, China.

Adenomyosis (ADS) is an estrogen-dependent gynecological disease with unspecified etiopathogenesis. Local hyperestrogenism may serve a key role in contributing to the origin of ADS. Talin1 is mostly identified to be overexpressed and involved in the progression of numerous human carcinomas through mediating cell proliferation, adhesion and motility. Read More

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SGK1 mutations in DLBCL generate hyperstable protein neoisoforms that promote AKT independence.

Blood 2021 May 14. Epub 2021 May 14.

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Serum and Glucocorticoid-regulated Kinase-1 (SGK1) is one of the most frequently mutated genes in Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL). However, little is known about its function or the consequence of its mutation. The frequent finding of truncating mutations has led to the widespread assumption that these represent loss-of-function variants and accordingly, that SGK1 must act as a tumour suppressor. Read More

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hsa-miR-199a-3p Inhibits Motility, Invasiveness, and Contractility of Ovarian Endometriotic Stromal Cells.

Reprod Sci 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Idaigaoka 1-1, Hasama-machi, Yufu-shi, Oita, 879-5593, Japan.

It is suggested that aberrantly expressed microRNAs are involved in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Our previous study demonstrated that expression of the microRNA hsa-miR-199a-3p is attenuated in human endometriotic cyst stromal cells (ECSCs). The current study aimed to define the roles of hsa-miR-199a-3p in the development of endometriosis. Read More

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RIPK1 is a negative mediator in Aquaporin 1-driven triple-negative breast carcinoma progression and metastasis.

NPJ Breast Cancer 2021 May 12;7(1):53. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China.

The triple-negative breast carcinoma (TNBC) is the most aggressive subtype of breast cancer. In TNBC, Aquaporin 1 (AQP1), a water-transporting transmembrane protein, is aberrantly enriched in cytoplasm and causes tumor cell death evasion. However, the carcinogenetic bioactivities of cytoplasmic AQP1 cannot be attributed to the canonical "osmotic engine model". Read More

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Vascular Sema3E-Plexin-D1 Signaling Reactivation Promotes Post-stroke Recovery through VEGF Downregulation in Mice.

Transl Stroke Res 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Neurovascular Biology Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit Research Group, Korea Brain Research Institute, Daegu, 41062, Republic of Korea.

Post-stroke vascular remodeling, including angiogenesis, facilitates functional recovery. Proper vascular repair is important for efficient post-stroke recovery; however, the underlying mechanisms coordinating the diverse signaling pathways involved in vascular remodeling remain largely unknown. Recently, axon guidance molecules were revealed as key players in injured vessel remodeling. Read More

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RNA-binding protein YBX1 promotes cell proliferation and invasiveness of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells binding to AURKA mRNA.

J Cancer 2021 7;12(11):3315-3324. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

The Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis of the Chinese Ministry of Health, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, Hunan, China.

RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) play essential roles in post-transcriptional control of gene expression. Dysregulation of RBPs is intensively implicated in development and progression of human diseases, including cancers. However, the roles of RBPs in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), which is a distinct subtype of head and neck cancer, remain elusive. Read More

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Disruption of FOXO3a-miRNA feedback inhibition of IGF2/IGF-1R/IRS1 signaling confers Herceptin resistance in HER2-positive breast cancer.

Nat Commun 2021 May 11;12(1):2699. Epub 2021 May 11.

Affiliated Cancer Hospital & Institute of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Resistance to Herceptin represents a significant challenge for successful treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer. Here, we show that in Herceptin-sensitive cells, FOXO3a regulates specific miRNAs to control IGF2 and IRS1 expression, retaining basic IGF2/IGF-1R/IRS1 signaling. The basic activity maintains expression of PPP3CB, a subunit of the serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2B, to restrict FOXO3a phosphorylation (p-FOXO3a), inducing IGF2- and IRS1-targeting miRNAs. Read More

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Nicotine-induced ILF2 facilitates nuclear mRNA export of pluripotency factors to promote stemness and chemoresistance in human esophageal cancer.

Cancer Res 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Experimental Research, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

Balancing mRNA nuclear export kinetics with its nuclear decay is critical for mRNA homeostasis control. How this equilibrium is aberrantly disrupted in esophageal cancer to acquire cancer stem cell properties remains unclear. Here we find that the RNA binding protein interleukin enhancer binding factor 2 (ILF2) is robustly upregulated by nicotine, a major chemical component of tobacco smoke, via activation of JAK2/STAT3 signaling and significantly correlates with poor prognosis in heavy-smoking esophageal cancer patients. Read More

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TET1 upregulation drives cancer cell growth through aberrant enhancer hydroxymethylation of HMGA2 in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Cancer Sci 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Genome Science Division, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Ten-eleven translocation 1 (TET1) is an essential methylcytosine dioxygenase of the DNA demethylation pathway. Despite its dysregulation being known to occur in human cancer, the role of TET1 remains poorly understood. In this study, we report that TET1 promotes cell growth in human liver cancer. Read More

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Pan-Cancer Analysis of FURIN as a Potential Prognostic and Immunological Biomarker.

Front Mol Biosci 2021 22;8:648402. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Thoracic Surgery Department, National Cancer Center, National Clinical Research Center for Cancer, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Background: Furin is a calcium-dependent protease that processes various precursor proteins through diverse secretory pathways. The deregulation of FURIN correlated with the prognosis of patients in numerous diseases. However, the role of FURIN in human pan-cancer is still largely unknown. Read More

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GAD1 expression and its methylation as indicators of malignant behavior in thymic epithelial tumors.

Oncol Lett 2021 Jun 21;21(6):483. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Thoracic, Endocrine Surgery and Oncology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan.

Thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) comprise thymomas and thymic carcinoma (TC). TC has more aggressive features and a poorer prognosis than thymomas. Genetic and epigenetic alterations in thymomas and TC have been investigated in an attempt to identify novel target molecules for TC. Read More

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F-Box Protein FBXW17-Mediated Proteasomal Degradation of Protein Methyltransferase PRMT6 Exaggerates CSE-Induced Lung Epithelial Inflammation and Apoptosis.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2021 20;9:599020. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic debilitating lung disease, characterized by progressive airway inflammation and lung structural cell death. Cigarette smoke is considered the most common risk factor of COPD pathogenesis. Understanding the molecular mechanisms of persistent inflammation and epithelial apoptosis induced by cigarette smoke would be extremely beneficial for improving the treatment and prevention of COPD. Read More

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S100P acts as a target of miR-495 in pancreatic cancer through bioinformatics analysis and experimental verification.

Kaohsiung J Med Sci 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Health Management Center, Weifang People's Hospital, Weifang, China.

S100 calcium binding protein P (S100P) and miR-495 are aberrantly expressed and exert essential roles in cancers. However, the mechanisms of miR-495-S100P in pancreatic cancer are yet to be illustrated. Thus, we explored the regulatory functions of miR-495-S100P axis in pancreatic adenocarcinoma cells growth and invasion. Read More

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microRNA-454-mediated NEDD4-2/TrkA/cAMP axis in heart failure: Mechanisms and cardioprotective implications.

J Cell Mol Med 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Cardiology, Chongqing Cardiac Arrhythmias Therapeutic Service Center, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

The current study aimed to investigate the mechanism by which miR-454 influences the progression of heart failure (HF) in relation to the neural precursor cell expressed, developmentally downregulated 4-2 (NEDD4-2)/tropomyosin receptor kinase A (TrkA)/cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate (cAMP) axis. Sprague-Dawley rats were used to establish a HF animal model via ligation of the left anterior descending branch of the coronary artery. The cardiomyocyte H9c2 cells were treated with H O to stimulate oxidative stress injury in vitro. Read More

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Aberrantly low STAT3 and STAT5 responses are associated with poor outcome and an inflammatory gene expression signature in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia.

Clin Transl Oncol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Texas Children's Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

The relapse rate for children with acute myeloid leukemia is nearly 40% despite aggressive chemotherapy and often stem cell transplant. We sought to understand how environment-induced signaling responses are associated with clinical response to treatment. We previously reported that patients whose AML cells showed low G-CSF-induced STAT3 activation had inferior event-free survival compared to patients with stronger STAT3 responses. Read More

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C/EBP β mediates the aberrant inflammatory response and cell cycle arrest in LPS-stimulated human renal tubular epithelial cells by regulating NF-κB pathway.

Arch Med Res 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

Emergency department, The second affiliated hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, (Xibei Hospital), Xi'an 710004, China. Electronic address:

Background And Aims: The main cause of sepsis-induced Acute kidney injury (AKI) is acute infection after surgery and subsequent progression. However, the mechanism by which AKI is caused and developed from sepsis are not completely known. Herein, we determined the role of CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein β (C/EBP β) in sepsis-induced AKI METHODS: C/EBP β expression was up or down-regulated in LPS-stimulated human renal tubular epithelial cells in vitro by recombinant adenoviruses or siRNA. Read More

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Role of miRNA-19a in Cancer Diagnosis and Poor Prognosis.

Int J Mol Sci 2021 Apr 29;22(9). Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno D'Alcontres, 98166 Messina, Italy.

Cancer is a multifactorial disease that affects millions of people every year and is one of the most common causes of death in the world. The high mortality rate is very often linked to late diagnosis; in fact, nowadays there are a lack of efficient and specific markers for the early diagnosis and prognosis of cancer. In recent years, the discovery of new diagnostic markers, including microRNAs (miRNAs), has been an important turning point for cancer research. Read More

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LncRNA lnc-ISG20 promotes renal fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy by inducing AKT phosphorylation through miR-486-5p/NFAT5.

J Cell Mol Med 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.

Department of Nephrology, Huaihe Hospital of Henan University, Kaifeng, China.

Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) lnc-ISG20 has been found aberrantly up-regulated in the glomerular in the patients with diabetic nephropathy (DN). We aimed to elucidate the function and regulatory mechanism of lncRNA lnc-ISG20 on DN-induced renal fibrosis. Expression patterns of lnc-ISG20 in kidney tissues of DN patients were determined by RT-qPCR. Read More

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Analysis of LncRNA-mRNA Co-Expression Profiles in Patients With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Pilot Study.

Front Immunol 2021 14;12:669819. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Reproductive Immunity, Guangdong Women and Children Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the profiles of messenger RNAs (mRNAs) and long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) in peripheral blood samples collected from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients. In addition, an in-depth bioinformatics analysis regarding the lncRNA-mRNA co-expression network was performed.

Methods: High-throughput sequencing was used to measure the profiles of mRNAs and lncRNAs expressed in the peripheral blood samples isolated from six patients (three patients with PCOS and three normal women). Read More

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Comprehensive analysis of prognostic value and immune infiltration of kindlin family members in non-small cell lung cancer.

BMC Med Genomics 2021 May 2;14(1):119. Epub 2021 May 2.

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Respirology Medicine Centre of Fujian Province, Quanzhou, China.

Background: Kindlin Family Members have been reported to be aberrantly expressed in various human cancer types and involved in tumorigenesis, tumor progression, and chemoresistance. However, their roles in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remain poorly elucidated.

Methods: We analyzed the prognostic value and immune infiltration of Kindlins in NSCLC through Oncomine, GEPIA, UALCAN, CCLE, Kaplan‑Meier plotter, cBioPortal, TIMER, GeneMANIA, STRING, and DAVID database. Read More

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Exploiting the Role of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 and Pseudohypoxia in the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Pathophysiology.

Int J Mol Sci 2021 Apr 15;22(8). Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Department of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) comprise a heterogeneous group of clonal hematopoietic stem (HSCs) and/or progenitor cells disorders. The established dependence of MDS progenitors on the hypoxic bone marrow (BM) microenvironment turned scientific interests to the transcription factor hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1). HIF-1 facilitates quiescence maintenance and regulates differentiation by manipulating HSCs metabolism, being thus an appealing research target. Read More

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MicroRNA-138 suppresses glioblastoma proliferation through downregulation of CD44.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 28;11(1):9219. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin St., MSE R117B, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

Tumor suppressive microRNAs (miRNAs) are increasingly implicated in the development of anti-tumor therapy by reprogramming gene network that are aberrantly regulated in cancer cells. This study aimed to determine the therapeutic potential of putative tumor suppressive miRNA, miR-138, against glioblastoma (GBM). Whole transcriptome and miRNA expression profiling analyses on human GBM patient tissues identified miR-138 as one of the significantly downregulated miRNAs with an inverse correlation with CD44 expression. Read More

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5-hydroxymethylcytosine is dynamically regulated during forebrain organoid development and aberrantly altered in Alzheimer's disease.

Cell Rep 2021 Apr;35(4):109042

Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) undergoes dynamic changes during mammalian brain development, and its dysregulation is associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The dynamics of 5hmC during early human brain development and how they contribute to AD pathologies remain largely unexplored. We generate 5hmC and transcriptome profiles encompassing several developmental time points of healthy forebrain organoids and organoids derived from several familial AD patients. Read More

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Hsa_circ_0054633 mediates apoptosis and insulin secretion in human pancreatic β cells through miR-409-3p/caspase-8 axis.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2021 Apr 23:108837. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Endocrinology, The People's Hospital of Jiaozuo City, Jiaozuo 454000, China.

Background: CircRNAs are reported to be aberrantly expressed and perform biological functions in diverse processes. This study aimed to investigate the potential involvement of hsa_circ_0054633 in high glucose (HG)‑induced diabetic model and its potential mechanism.

Methods: The expression of hsa_circ_0054633, miR-409-3p and caspase-8 was detected by real-time PCR and western blotting. Read More

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Transgenic mice overexpressing the LH receptor in the female reproductive system spontaneously develop endometrial tumour masses.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 23;11(1):8847. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, University of Florence, Viale G.B. Morgagni, 50, 50134, Florence, Italy.

The receptor for the luteinizing hormone (LH-R) is aberrantly over expressed in cancers of the reproductive system. To uncover whether LH-R over expression has a causative role in cancer, we generated a transgenic (TG) mouse which overexpresses the human LH-R (hLH-R) in the female reproductive tract, under the control of the oviduct-specific glycoprotein (OGP) mouse promoter (mogp-1). The transgene was highly expressed in the uterus, ovary and liver, but only in the uterus morphological and molecular alterations (increased proliferation and trans-differentiation in the endometrial layer) were detected. Read More

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Epigenetic Landscape Analysis of the Long Non-Coding RNA and Messenger RNA in a Mouse Model of Corneal Alkali Burns.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2021 Apr;62(4):28

Department of Ophthalmology, People's Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nanning, Guangxi, People's Republic of China.

Purpose: Corneal alkali burns (CABs) are a common clinical ocular disease, presenting a poor prognosis. Although some long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) reportedly play a key role in epigenetic regulation associated with CABs, studies regarding the lncRNA signature in CABs remain rare and elusive.

Methods: A CAB model was established in C57BL/6J mice and profiling of lncRNA expressions was performed by RNA-Seq. Read More

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Toward Colorectal Cancer Biomarkers: The Role of Genetic Variation, Wnt Pathway, and Long Noncoding RNAs.

OMICS 2021 May 22;25(5):302-312. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Biotechnology Graduate Program, American University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of death worldwide, comprising nearly 8% of cancer-related deaths per year. In South Korea, for example, CRC is the second most common cancer in men, and third in women. This study reports on the association of CRC with genetic variations in long noncoding RNAs, activators, and inhibitors of a cell proliferation pathway. Read More

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