Molecular therapy for glioblastoma: Magnolol, isolated from bark of the Houpu magnolia, inhibits the expression of JMJD6, impairs functioning of transcription elongation machinery, inhibits the proliferation of glioblastoma cells, suppresses tumor cell migration, reduces metastasis and prolongs survival via down regulation of its target gene, 13/August/2017, 11.27 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Lerner Research Institute, Ohio, USA shows that “Transcription elongation factors represent in vivo cancer dependencies in glioblastoma.” This study was published, in the 5 July 2017 issue of the journal “Nature” [One of the best journals in Science with […]

Natural product-derived Ptpn2 pathway blockade enhances the efficacy of Cancer immunotherapy: Myrtenal , isolated from Mint, inhibits the expression of protein tyrosine phosphatase PTPN2, increases interferon-IFNγ signalling, augments antigen presentation and unfolding response, increases Cytotoxic activity of T-cells, decreases tumor burden and increases survival via up-regulation of its target gene, 13/August/2017, 11.14 pm

Introduction:What they say: A recent study from Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA; Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA; and Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA has identified Ptpn2 as a cancer immunotherapy target. This study was published, […]

Molecular therapy for brain tumor and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma:  Ivermectin inhibits the expression of Integrin a7 (ITGA7), impairs laminin-induced/FAK mediated signalling, inhibits the proliferation of glioblastoma and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma stem cells, suppresses tumor cell migration, reduces metastasis and prolongs survival via down regulation of its target gene, 13/August/2017, 10.17 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Institute of General Pathology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, 00168 Rome, Italy; Department of Oncology and Molecular Medicine – Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy; National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, 00144 Rome, Italy shows that “Integrin a7 Is a Functional […]

Natural product-derived therapy for Chronic Myeloid leukaemia (CML): Artimesinin, isolated from Artemesia Annua L, decreases the expression of Musashi2, inhibits cytosolic aminotransferase BCAT1 expression, decreases the intracellular production of BCAAs (Branched-chain amino acids), increases the expression of tumor suppressor genes, promotes differentiation of CML cells, and inhibits cancer progression in Myeloid leukemia via up-regulation of its target gene, 13/August/2017, 10.08 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Department of Biochemistry-Molecular Biology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA; and The University of Georgia Cancer Center, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA shows that “Cancer progression by reprogrammed BCAA metabolism in myeloid leukaemia”. This study was […]

Molecular therapy for heart regeneration and repair: Cu(II)ATSM  increases Agrin expression, activates Yap and ERK-mediated signaling,  replaces scar tissue with functional cardiomyocytes, and promotes cardiomyocyte regeneration and repair after myocardial infarction, via up regulation of its target gene, 13/August/2017, 12.34 am

Introduction: What they say: A recent study from Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel; Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA; and Baylor College of Medicine and The Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, US shows that “The extracellular matrix protein Agrin promotes heart regeneration […]

H2S-based therapy for Cardiomyopathy: H2S donor sodium hydrosulfide decreases the expression of Sox6, restores the balance between slow- and fast-twitch myofiber proteins and alleviates Cardiomyopathy via up regulation of its target gene, 12/August/2017,  11.51 pm

Introduction: What they say A recent study from the Department of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; and Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA shows that “Trbp regulates heart function through microRNA-mediated Sox6 repression.” This study was published, in the 2 June  2015 issue of the journal “Nature Genetics” (the number 1 research journal in Genetics with an impact factor of 29.648), by Prof. Da-Zhi Wang & Jian Ding, and […]