By Hiroyuki Kuramoto, Mieko Hamano, Manami Imai, Takesi Fujisawa, Yuko Kamata (auth.), Hiroyuki Kuramoto M.D., Ph.D., Masato Nishida M.D., Ph.D. (eds.)
The fifteenth overseas Symposium of the Japan Human cellphone Society on phone and Molecular Biology of Endometrial Carcinoma introduced jointly major researchers from Japan and around the globe. The papers accrued listed here are the paintings of 22 leaders of their box and are prepared in ten significant different types. the 1st part, in vitro experimental platforms, takes up the pioneering paintings by means of Kuramoto in 1968 and Nishida in 1980 in developing, respectively, the HEC-1 and hormone-responsive endometrial carcinoma phone strains. different subject matters comprise apoptosis, proliferation, and development components; mobilephone cycle regulators; signaling pathways; angiogenesis; carcinogenesis; hormones and hormone receptors; genes and gene expression; endometrial receptivity; and chemo-resistance and -sensitivity. offering the most recent paintings within the telephone and molecular biology of endometrial carcinoma, this quantity is a beneficial source for gynecologists, pathologists, and molecular biologists.
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The PTEN gene encodes a multifunction al phosphatase that plays an important role in inh ibiting the PI3-K pathway and downstream functions that ineIude activation of AKT/PKB, cell sur vival and cell proliferation. AKT, of which PTEN is the negative regulator, is elevated in Ishikawa cells with a mutant PTEN gene, whereas in HEC-I-A cells with a wild-type PTEN gene AKT levels were not elevated [114,115]. Lilja et aI. [11 5] reported that expression of PTEN significantly suppressed the growth of Ishikawa cells when the cells were transfected with wild-type PTEN cDNA, but not when ceIls had been transfected with mutant PTEN (CI24S).
Cell and Molecular Biology of Endometrial Carcinoma by Hiroyuki Kuramoto, Mieko Hamano, Manami Imai, Takesi Fujisawa, Yuko Kamata (auth.), Hiroyuki Kuramoto M.D., Ph.D., Masato Nishida M.D., Ph.D. (eds.)