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Post  jy9202 on Fri Feb 21, 2014 6:39 am

Conclusions Mineral Mica showed cytotoxicity in colorectal cancer cells, increased G1 arrest and, reduced VEGF pro duction in HCT116 colorectal cancer cells, attenuated the phosphorylation of VEGFR2 and Akt in HUVECs and suppressed the tumor KU-0063794 ic50 volume and weight in athymic nude mice inoculated with HCT116 cells. Collectively, these findings suggest that STB HO has chemoprevntive poten tial via G1 arrest and inhibition of proliferation and VEGFR2 in HCT116 colorectal cancer cells.

The WT GIST associated with a germline SDHA Lenalidomide ic50 mutation showed complete loss of both SDHA and SDHB protein, while the tumor with a somatic, heterozygous SDHA mutation showed significant decreased in SDHA immuno e pression, as well as complete loss of SDHB, In contrast, strong and diffuse SDHA reactivity was present in all WT pediatric and young adult GIST tumors tested without detectable SDHA mutations, which matched with a complete loss of SDHB e pression, Furthermore, both SDHA and SDHB e pression was preserved in a control case of a young adult GIST carrying a KIT e on 11 deletion, Discussion The dysregulation of metabolism in cancer has been established for over 80 years. Indeed, one of the first identified biochemical hallmarks of cancer cells was a shift in glucose metabolism from o idative phosphoryl ation to aerobic glycolysis, This metabolic conver sion was considered for a long time a consequence rather than a cause of cancer.

However, this vision has been recently challenged by the finding that a significant proportion of familial and apparently sporadic paragan glioma and pheochromocytoma are related to germline somatic mutation of genes encoding proteins of SDH comple II, This comple is a membrane bound enzyme comple linked to the LY294002 構造 respiratory chain and a member of the Krebs cycle. It consists of 4 subunits: the flavoprotein subunit, the iron sulfur protein subunit, and the integral membrane protein subunits, Mutations of one of the gene encoding these subunits impair the activity of this comple and lead to the stabilization and activation of HIF 1a, which in turn activates cell proliferation and angiogenesis, In addition to paragangliomas and pheochromocyto mas, a number of other solid tumors have been asso ciated with mutations in genes encoding the succinate dehydrogenase comple comple II.

These in clude gastrointestinal stromal tumors, renal tumors, thyroid tumors, testicular seminoma, The best known association between SDH comple II germline mutations and other tumors is represented by the Carney Stratakis syndrome which is characterized by the occurrence of KIT and PDGFRA WT GIST and paraganglioma. This syndrome is associated with germline point mutations or large deletions of the genes encoding the SDHB, SDHC or SDHD subunits, Strikingly, inactivating germline mutations in SDHB or SDHC genes have been also iden tified in sporadic WT GISTs occurring in patients with out a personal or family history of paraganglioma, The SDHA gene encodes the major catalytic subunit of the succinate dehydrogenase comple II. Germline mutations in SDHA are associated with neurodegenera tive diseases such as an early onset encephalopathy, known as Leigh syndrome and a late onset optic atrophy, ata ia and myopathy, Until recently, no genetic link between SDHA and cancer could be estab lished.

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