Cancer Cell 2021 Jan 22. Epub 2021 Jan 22.
Suzhou Institute for Systems Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Suzhou, China; Faculty of Medicine, Université Paris Saclay, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France; Gustave Roussy Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Villejuif, France; INSERM U1015, Villejuif, France; Center of Clinical Investigations in Biotherapies of Cancer (CICBT) 1428 BIOTHERIS, Villejuif, France.
In this issue, Lin et al. report that, in malignant cells, stanniocalcin-1 (STC1) prevents the cell surface exposure of the "eat me" signal calreticulin, thereby avoiding phagocytosis by antigen-presenting cells. STC1 overexpression joins an arsenal of mechanisms through which tumor cells suppress calreticulin exposure and escape from immunosurveillance. Read More