Natural product-derived therapy for prostate cancer bone metastasis: γ-Bisabolene, one of the main components of Cardamom, cubeb, oregano, and lemon among others, inhibits the expression of Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA), inhibits Shh-IL6-RANKL signaling network, suppresses tumor-stromal interactions, reduces prostate cancer metastasis and prolongs survival via up regulation of its target gene, 12/April/2017, 1.34 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Uro-Oncology Research Program, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA shows that “MAOA-Dependent Activation of Shh-IL6-RANKL Signaling Network Promotes Prostate Cancer Metastasis by Engaging Tumor-Stromal Cell Interactions.” This study was published in the 13 March 2017 issue of the journal “Cancer Cell” [One of […]

Natural product derived-therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients: Mangiferin (MA), found in Mangoes and Iris Unguicularis among others, increases the expression of IGF1R, INSR, and IRS2, and promotes an insulin-sensitized state via up-regulation of its target, 12/April/2017, 9.05 am

Introduction: What they say:   A study from the Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA shows that “The Lin28/let-7 axis regulates glucose metabolism.” This study was published in the 30 September  2011 issue of the Journal “Cell” [One of the best journals in Biological sciences with an I.F […]

Natural product-derived therapy for glucose homeostasis and TIIDM: Paeoniflorin (PF), isolated from Paeonia Lactiflora, increases Pax6 and insulin expression, decreases the levels of glucagon, ghrelin and Somatostatin, reduces metabolic stress, improves insulin sensitivity, promotes glucose homeostasis and prevents progression to TIIDM via down regulation of their target gene, 12/April/2017, 8.43 am

Introduction: What they say  A study from the Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, The Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel shows that “PAX6 maintains ß cell identity by repressing genes of alternative islet cell types.” This research paper was published in the 12 December 2016 issue of […]

Natural product-derived PD-1 pathway blockade for Human cancer therapy: Vitalboside A, isolated from Syzygium cumini, decreases the activity of Glycogen synthase kinase-3β, increases transcription factor T-bet expression, decreases the abundance of co-inhibitory receptor PD-1 on the cell surface of Cytotoxic-T-cells, increases cytotoxic T lymphocyte function and augments anti-tumor activity, via up-regulation of its target gene, 12/April/2017, 8.09 am

Introduction:What they say:  A recent study from Cell Signalling Section, Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1QP, UK shows that “Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 Inactivation Drives T-bet-Mediated Downregulation of Co-receptor PD-1 to Enhance CD8(+) Cytolytic T Cell Responses.” This study was published in the 16 February 2016 issue […]

Natural product-derived therapy for glucose homeostasis and TIIDM: Genistein, isolated from a variety of soy products, increases Barr2 expression, augments the functional activity of CAMKII, increases insulin secretion, promotes glucose homeostasis, prevents progression to TIIDM and ameliorates obesity-associated metabolic deficits via down regulation of its target gene, 12/April/2017, 12. 00 am

Introduction: What they say A study from the Molecular Signaling Section, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA shows that “ß-arrestin-2 is an essential regulator of pancreatic ß-cell function under physiological and pathophysiological conditions.” This research paper was published in the 1 February 2017 issue […]

Natural product-derived antiviral therapy against Neuroinvasive West Nile virus: Cirsilol (3′,4′,5-trihydroxy-6,7-dimethoxyflavone), a flavone isolated from Achillea fragrantissima, an O-methylated flavonol found in Cloves, increases the expression of RIPK3, promotes chemokines production, inhibits neuroinflammation, and restricts neuroinvasive West Nile virus production and pathogenesis in neurons via up regulation of its target gene, 11/April/2017, 11. 36 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA; Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA shows that “RIPK3 Restricts Viral Pathogenesis via Cell Death-Independent Neuroinflammation.” This research paper was published in the 30 March 2017 issue of the […]