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An colorectal cancer cell lines DiFi, HCT8, LIM2405, and SW48 were kindly provided along with appropriate ethics rules and consents of both institutions by Dr. Mariadason in Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Australia. The cell lines were regularly authentificated by short tandem repeat analysis. RKO was cultured in Dulbecco's Modified Eagle's Medium (Sigma-Aldrich, St.Louis, MO, USA) with 10
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Ld-type tumors and 15 BRAF-mutant tumors from the TUH and NCCH cohort) and a validation set (30 KRAS/BRAF-wild type tumors and four BRAF-mutant tumors from the TUH cohort) (Table 1). Using the screening set, we found nine up-regulated miRNAs (median, > 1.5-fold) and 13 down-regulated miRNAs (median,
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Activation of ERK with induction of apoptosis by various chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic agents [39-41]. In fact, oxidants have been shown to activate ERK by taking over the growth factor receptor signaling pathways [42-46]. Moreover, ERK may get activated in response to DNA damage and can phosphorylate p53 in vitro [23,24,47-49]. We found that exposure of Capan-2 or BxPC-3 cells with apoptos
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Bryos In the early embryo, the cells forming the embryo proper constitute only a minor volume of the embryo compared to the large yolk cell (Fig. 1B). The abundance of yolk proteins interferes with any proteomic application that intends to target the cells of the embryo proper. The major yolk protein Vitellogenin, a phospholipo-glycoprotein,Page 1 of(page number not for citation purposes)BMC Devel
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Esthesia. At the onset of neurological symptoms, animals were sacrificed in accordance with the Mayo Clinic IACUC. Survival curves were generated from those animals (38 of 40) developing tumors (7 of 20 acGFP-only).xenograft lines is necessary to characterize completely the in vivo phenotypic alterations that accompany overexpression of galectin-1.Our model system has identified galectin-1 as a ma