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Rabeprazole has efficacy per se and reduces resistance to temozolomide in glioma via EMT inhibition.

Cell Oncol (Dordr) 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Neuro Science Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 500 046, Telangana State, India.

Purpose: Epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) is pivotal in embryonic development and wound healing, whereas in cancer it inflicts malignancy and drug resistance. The recognition of an EMT-like process in glioma is relatively new and its clinical and therapeutic significance has, as yet, not been fully elucidated. Here, we aimed to delineate the clinical significance of the EMT-like process in glioma and its therapeutic relevance to rabeprazole. Read More

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Suppression of PGC-1α Drives Metabolic Dysfunction in TGFβ2-Induced EMT of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells.

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

Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass, Eye and Ear, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

PGC-1α, a key orchestrator of mitochondrial metabolism, plays a crucial role in governing the energetically demanding needs of retinal pigment epithelial cells (RPE). We previously showed that silencing induced RPE to undergo an epithelial-mesenchymal-transition (EMT). Here, we show that induction of EMT in RPE using transforming growth factor-beta 2 (TGFβ2) suppressed expression. Read More

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Taurine Attenuates the Hypotaurine-Induced Progression of CRC ERK/RSK Signaling.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2021 15;9:631163. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignant tumors, and previous metabolomics work has demonstrated great promise in identifying specific small molecules of tumor phenotype. In the present study, we analyzed the metabolites of resected tissues through gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), and found that the concentration of taurine in CRC tissues diminished whereas the concentration of hypotaurine increased. The results demonstrated that taurine significantly suppressed cellular proliferation, metastasis, and colony formation whereas it induced apoptosis in CRC cells. Read More

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Suppression of Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein C Inhibit Hepatocellular Carcinoma Proliferation, Migration, and Invasion Ras/MAPK Signaling Pathway.

Front Oncol 2021 16;11:659676. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common malignant tumor, has high fatality and recurrence rates. Accumulating evidence shows that heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein C (HNRNPC), which is mainly involved in RNA splicing, export, and translation, promotes progression and metastasis of multiple tumor types; however, the effects of HNRNPC in HCC are unknown. In the present study, high levels of HNRNPC were detected in tumor tissues compared with para-tumor tissues by immunohistochemical and western blot assays. Read More

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miR-139-5p Loss-Mediated WTAP Activation Contributes to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Progression by Promoting the Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition.

Front Oncol 2021 15;11:611544. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical Technology College, Beihua University, Jilin, China.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary aggressive gastrointestinal neoplasm that affects patients worldwide. It has been shown that Wilms' tumor 1-associating protein (WTAP) is frequently upregulated in various cancers. However, the potential role of WTAP in HCC remains largely unknown. Read More

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Id4 Suppresses the Growth and Invasion of Colorectal Cancer HCT116 Cells through CK18-Related Inhibition of AKT and EMT Signaling.

J Oncol 2021 14;2021:6660486. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Laboratory of Immuno-Oncology, Fujian Cancer Hospital and Fujian Medical University Cancer Hospital, Fuzhou 350014, China.

Id4 is one of the inhibitors of DNA-binding proteins (Id) and involved in the pathogenesis of numerous cancers. The specific mechanism underlying the Id4-mediated regulation of proliferation, invasion, and metastasis of colorectal cancer (CRC) cells is still largely unclear. In the present study, results showed CRC cells had a lower baseline Id4 expression than normal intestinal epithelial NCM460 cells. Read More

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Migration and invasion of NSCLC suppressed by the downregulation of Src/focal adhesion kinase using single, double and tetra domain anti- CEACAM6 antibodies.

Transl Oncol 2021 Apr 29;14(7):101057. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Biological Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Bioengineering, Center for Intelligent Drug Systems and Smart Bio-devices (IDS2B), National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, 75 Bo-Ai Street, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan; Department of Biological Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Bioengineering, Center for Intelligent Drug Systems and Smart Bio-devices (IDS2B), National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, 75 Bo-Ai Street, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan; Department of Biomedical Science and Environmental Biology, Center for Cancer Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecules 6 (CEACAM6) is a cell adhesion receptor. Expression of CEACAM6 in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) associated with tumor progression and metastatic condition via Src/FAK signaling pathway. We established three anti-CEACAM6 antibodies with valences, which were designed to be monomeric sdAb, bivalent sdAb (2Ab), and tetravalent sdAb (4Ab). Read More

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TNF-α/NF-κB signaling epigenetically represses PSD4 transcription to promote alcohol-related hepatocellular carcinoma progression.

Cancer Med 2021 May 1. Epub 2021 May 1.

Department of Infectious Disease, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

Background: Chronic alcohol consumption is more frequently associated with advanced, aggressive hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) tumors. Alcohol adversely impacts ER/Golgi membrane trafficking and Golgi protein N-glycosylation in hepatocytes; these effects have been attributed (in part) to dysregulated adenosine diphosphate-ribosylation factor (ARF) GTPase signaling. Here, we investigated the role of the ARF GTPase guanine exchange factor PSD4 in HCC progression. Read More

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KLF5-induced BBOX1-AS1 contributes to cell malignant phenotypes in non-small cell lung cancer via sponging miR-27a-5p to up-regulate MELK and activate FAK signaling pathway.

J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2021 Apr 30;40(1):148. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Department of Geriatric Respiratory Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450052, China.

Background: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is a major histological subtype of lung cancer with high mortality and morbidity. A substantial amount of evidence demonstrates long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA) as critical regulators in tumorigeneis and malignant progression of human cancers. The oncogenic role of BBOX1 anti-sense RNA 1 (BBOX1-AS1) has been reported in several tumors. Read More

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Ubiquitin Conjugating Enzyme E2 H (UBE2H) Is Linked to Poor Outcomes and Metastasis in Lung Adenocarcinoma.

Biology (Basel) 2021 Apr 28;10(5). Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan.

The prognosis of patients with metastatic lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is poor. Although novel lung cancer treatments have been developed for metastatic LUAD, not all patients are fit to receive these treatments. The present study aimed to identify the novel regulatory genes in metastatic LUAD. Read More

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Artocarpin Targets Focal Adhesion Kinase-Dependent Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition and Suppresses Migratory-Associated Integrins in Lung Cancer Cells.

Pharmaceutics 2021 Apr 14;13(4). Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Cell-Based Drug and Health Product Development Research Unit, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

Focal adhesion kinase (FAK) controls several cancer aggressive potentials of cell movement and dissemination. As epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and the migratory-associated integrins, known influencers of metastasis, have been found to be linked with FAK activity, this study unraveled the potential pharmacological effect of artocarpin in targeting FAK resulting in the suppression of EMT and migratory behaviors of lung cancer cells. Treatment with artocarpin was applied at concentrations of 0-10 μM, and the results showed non-cytotoxicity in lung cancer cell lines (A549 and H460), normal lung (BEAS-2B) cells and primary metastatic lung cancer cells (ELC12, ELC16, and ELC20). Read More

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Culturing Chinese hamster ovary cells on Cyclo Olefin Polymer triggers epithelial-mesenchymal transition and spheroid formation, which increases the foreign gene expression driven by the MMLV-LTR promoter.

Biotechnol Prog 2021 Apr 28:e3159. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan.

Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells are frequently used for recombinant protein production (RPP) as a host. While the RPP has been proven successful, there is still a compelling need for further improvement. Cyclo Olefin Polymer (COP) is a plastic material widely utilized due to its properties including its low protein absorption. Read More

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Bufalin inhibits peritoneal dissemination of gastric cancer through endothelial nitric oxide synthase-mitogen-activated protein kinases signaling pathway.

FASEB J 2021 May;35(5):e21601

The First Laboratory of Cancer Institute, the First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

Peritoneal dissemination threatens the survival of patients with gastric cancer (GC). Bufalin is an extract of traditional Chinese medicine, which has been proved to have anticancer effect. The target of bufalin in suppressing gastric cancer peritoneal dissemination (GCPD) and the underlying mechanism are still unclear. Read More

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MiRNA-20b/SUFU/Wnt axis accelerates gastric cancer cell proliferation, migration and EMT.

Heliyon 2021 Apr 12;7(4):e06695. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Guangdong Key Laboratory for Genome Stability & Disease Prevention, Department of Pathology, Shenzhen University School of Medicine, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518060, China.

Previous research has found that miRNA-20b is highly expressed in gastric cancer (GC), however, its function and underlying mechanism are not clear. Wnt signaling pathway, implicated in tumorigeneisis, is activated in more than 30% of GC. We would like to characterize the biological behavior of miRNA-20b in terms of modulating Wnt/β-catenin signaling and EMT. Read More

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Polydatin Inhibits Cell Viability, Migration, and Invasion Through Suppressing the c-Myc Expression in Human Cervical Cancer.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2021 12;9:587218. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, College of Sericulture, Textile and Biomass Sciences, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.

Polydatin, an active ingredient from the roots of , is considered to have protective effects on the cardiovascular system and liver. In this study, we demonstrated that polydatin has antitumor activity against human cervical cancer. Polydatin efficiently inhibited cervical cancer cell proliferation by regulating cell cycle-related proteins including p21, p27, CDK2, CDK4, Cyclin D1, and Cyclin E1. Read More

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The miR-124-3p/Neuropilin-1 Axis Contributes to the Proliferation and Metastasis of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells and Co-Activates the TGF-β Pathway.

Front Oncol 2021 12;11:654672. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

The Hepatosplenic Surgery Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China.

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) accounts for 90% of breast cancer-associated mortality. Neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) acts as a non-tyrosine kinase receptor for several cellular signaling pathways involved in the proliferation and metastasis of cancer cells. However, the miRNAs that regulate NRP-1 expression and the underlying mechanisms in TNBC cells remain unclear. Read More

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Enhanced LINC01061 Levels as a Serum Biomarker in Gastric Cancer and Promotion of Malignant Transformation.

Oncol Res Treat 2021 28;44(5):242-251. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Nanjing Medical University Affiliated Suzhou Hospital North, Suzhou, China.

Background: The genomic copy number of LINC01061 is amplified in papillary thyroid cancer. However, its role in gastric cancer is not clear.

Materials And Methods: Tissues and serum of GC patients were collected to detect the expression of LINC01061 by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR). Read More

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Mesenchymal stem cells induce tumor stroma formation and epithelial‑mesenchymal transition through SPARC expression in colorectal cancer.

Oncol Rep 2021 Jun 28;45(6). Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 734‑8551, Japan.

Tumor‑stroma interactions serve a crucial role in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC), in which secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine (SPARC) has been implicated. Due to interactions between cancer and stromal cells [mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)], SPARC gene expression is markedly upregulated in CRC cells. The present study investigated the role of SPARC in CRC development and its potential as a biomarker. Read More

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Schisandrin B inhibits epithelial‑mesenchymal transition and stemness of large‑cell lung cancer cells and tumorigenesis in xenografts via inhibiting the NF‑κB and p38 MAPK signaling pathways.

Oncol Rep 2021 Jun 28;45(6). Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Anesthesiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, P.R. China.

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the world, resulting in numerous cancer‑associated deaths. The properties of cancer stem cells (CSCs) are important for the initiation and deterioration of lung cancer. Schisandrin B (SchB), an active compound extracted from , exerts anticancer effects in various malignancies, including lung cancer. Read More

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Lentinan Attenuated the PM2.5 Exposure-Induced Inflammatory Response, Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Migration by Inhibiting the PVT1/miR-199a-5p/caveolin1 Pathway in Lung Cancer.

DNA Cell Biol 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Graduate School, Shenyang, People's Republic of China.

PM2.5 plays an important role in the physiological and pathological progression of lung cancer. Lentinan exerts antitumor activity in many kinds of human cancers. Read More

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C-peptide ameliorates high glucose-induced podocyte dysfunction through the regulation of the Notch and TGF-β signaling pathways.

Peptides 2021 Apr 24;142:170557. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, 325000, China. Electronic address:

The podocyte is one of the main components of the glomerular filtration barrier in the kidney, and its injury may contribute to proteinuria, glomerulosclerosis and eventually kidney failure. C-peptide, a cleavage product of proinsulin, shows therapeutic potential for treating diabetic nephropathy (DN). The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of C-peptide on high glucose-induced podocyte dysfunction. Read More

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The PSMD14 inhibitor Thiolutin as a novel therapeutic approach for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma through facilitating SNAIL degradation.

Theranostics 2021 3;11(12):5847-5862. Epub 2021 Apr 3.

Department of Maxillofacial and Otorhinolaryngological Oncology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin Cancer Institute, National Clinical Research Center of Cancer, Tianjin 300060, China.

Metastasis and chemoresistance are major causes of poor prognosis in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), manipulated by multiple factors including deubiquitinating enzyme (DUB). DUB PSMD14 is reported to be a promising therapeutic target in various cancers. Here, we explored the antitumor activity of Thiolutin (THL), the PSMD14 inhibitor, as a new therapy strategy in ESCC. Read More

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Extracellular vesicles derived from M1 macrophages deliver miR-146a-5p and miR-146b-5p to suppress trophoblast migration and invasion by targeting TRAF6 in recurrent spontaneous abortion.

Theranostics 2021 31;11(12):5813-5830. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Reproductive Medical Center, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University & Hubei Clinic Research Center for Assisted Reproductive Technology and Embryonic Development, Wuhan 430060, China.

Emerging evidence demonstrates that insufficient migration and invasion of trophoblasts play critical roles in the pathogenesis of recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA). Cell-to-cell communication at the maternal-fetal interface is essential to maintain the invasion and migration of trophoblasts. M1 macrophages, important immune cellular components at the maternal-fetal interface, have been reported to be elevated in decidua tissues from patients with RSA. Read More

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TOX Acts as a Tumor Suppressor by Inhibiting mTOR Signaling in Colorectal Cancer.

Front Immunol 2021 9;12:647540. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Internal Oncology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai, China.

The treatment and prognosis of advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) remain a challenging clinical research focus. Here, we describe a new CRC tumor suppressor and potential therapeutic target: thymocyte selection associated high mobility group box (TOX) protein. The expression of TOX was lower in CRC than para-CRC. Read More

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Glioma stem cells invasive phenotype at optimal stiffness is driven by MGAT5 dependent mechanosensing.

J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2021 Apr 24;40(1):139. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Institut des Neurosciences de Montpellier (INM) U-1051, University of Montpellier, 80 rue Augustin Fliche, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, 34091, Montpellier, Cedex 5, France.

Background: Glioblastomas stem-like cells (GSCs) by invading the brain parenchyma, remains after resection and radiotherapy and the tumoral microenvironment become stiffer. GSC invasion is reported as stiffness sensitive and associated with altered N-glycosylation pattern. Glycocalyx thickness modulates integrins mechanosensing, but details remain elusive and glycosylation enzymes involved are unknown. Read More

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MUC15 loss facilitates epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer stemness for prostate cancer metastasis through GSK3β/β-catenin signaling.

Cell Signal 2021 Apr 22;84:110015. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, PR China. Electronic address:

Patients with prostate cancer (PCa) have a high incidence of relapse and metastasis. Unfortunately, the molecular mechanisms underlying these processes have not been fully elucidated. In our study, we demonstrate that MUC15, a member of the mucin family, is a novel tumor suppressor in PCa that modulates epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and cancer stemness, contributing to PCa metastasis. Read More

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IL-24 inhibits the malignancy of human glioblastoma cells via destabilization of Zeb1.

Biol Chem 2021 Apr 26. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Department of Neurosurgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin150001, People's Republic of China.

Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and fatal type of primary malignant tumours in the central nervous system. Cytokines such as interleukins (ILs) play an important role in GBM progression. Our present study found that IL-24 is down-regulated in GBM cells. Read More

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Triptolide suppresses the growth and metastasis of non-small cell lung cancer by inhibiting β-catenin-mediated epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

Acta Pharmacol Sin 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Key Laboratory of Molecular Target & Clinical Pharmacology and the State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & The Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, 511436, China.

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is characterized by a high incidence of metastasis and poor survival. As epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is well recognized as a major factor initiating tumor metastasis, developing EMT inhibitor could be a feasible treatment for metastatic NSCLC. Recent studies show that triptolide isolated from Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F attenuated the migration and invasion of breast cancer, colon carcinoma, and ovarian cancer cells, and EMT played important roles in this process. Read More

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A high level of lncFGD5-AS1 inhibits epithelial-to-Mesenchymal transition by regulating the miR-196a-5p/SMAD6/BMP axis in gastric Cancer.

BMC Cancer 2021 Apr 23;21(1):453. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

The Department of Thoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Background: Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) was a vital factor in the progression and initiation of human cancers. This study found a new lncRNA, FGD5-AS1, which can inhibit EMT process, proliferation, and metastasis in vitro and in vivo.

Methods: qRT-PCR was employed to test the expression of lncFGD5-AS1 in 30 gastric cancer patients' cancer tissue and para-cancer tissue. Read More

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S100A14 inhibits cell growth and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in prostate cancer through FAT1-mediated Hippo signaling pathway.

Hum Cell 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Urology, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, No. 29, Xinquan Road, Gulou District, Fuzhou, 350001, Fujian, China.

Prostate cancer (PCA) is an epithelial malignant tumor occurring in the prostate gland. It is the second most common male cancer in the world and one of the top five cancer deaths in men. To combat this disease, it is needed to identify important tumor suppressor genes and elucidate the molecular mechanisms. Read More

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