Monthly Archives: January 1970


Cell therapy for spinal cord injury with olfactory ensheathing glia cells (OECs).

Related Articles Cell therapy for spinal cord injury with olfactory ensheathing glia cells (OECs). Glia. 2018 Jan 13;: Authors: Gómez RM, Sánchez MY, Portela-Lomba M, Ghotme K, Barreto GE, Sierra J, Moreno-Flores MT Abstract The prospects of achieving regeneration in the central nervous system (CNS) have changed, as most recent findings indicate that several species, […]


Colorimetric immunoassays for the screening and specificity evaluation of molecules disturbing VEGFs/VEGFRs interactions.

Colorimetric immunoassays for the screening and specificity evaluation of molecules disturbing VEGFs/VEGFRs interactions. Anal Biochem. 2017 Dec 25;: Authors: Trapiella-Alfonso L, Broussy S, Liu WQ, Vidal M, Lecarpentier E, Tsatsaris V, Gagey-Eilstein N Abstract Angiogenesis and its involved proteins, particularly Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) family and VEGF receptors (VEGFRs), have been considered as a […]


Complement 5a-mediated trophoblasts dysfunction is involved in the development of pre-eclampsia.

Complement 5a-mediated trophoblasts dysfunction is involved in the development of pre-eclampsia. J Cell Mol Med. 2017 Nov 23;: Authors: Ma Y, Kong LR, Ge Q, Lu YY, Hong MN, Zhang Y, Ruan CC, Gao PJ Abstract Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a life-threatening multisystem disorder leading to maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Emerging evidence showed that […]


Exploring the Role of RGD-Recognizing Integrins in Cancer.

Exploring the Role of RGD-Recognizing Integrins in Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2017 Sep 04;9(9): Authors: Nieberler M, Reuning U, Reichart F, Notni J, Wester HJ, Schwaiger M, Weinmüller M, Räder A, Steiger K, Kessler H Abstract Integrins are key regulators of communication between cells and with their microenvironment. Eight members of the integrin superfamily recognize the […]


CXCR4 Ligands: The Next Big Hit?

Related Articles CXCR4 Ligands: The Next Big Hit? J Nucl Med. 2017 Sep;58(Suppl 2):77S-82S Authors: Walenkamp AME, Lapa C, Herrmann K, Wester HJ Abstract The G protein-coupled protein receptor C-X-C chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4) is an attractive target for cancer diagnosis and treatment, as it is overexpressed in many solid and hematologic cancers. Binding of […]


Hybrid Nitric Oxide Donor and its Carrier for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases.

Hybrid Nitric Oxide Donor and its Carrier for the Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 18;7(1):8692 Authors: Le DQ, Kuriakose AE, Nguyen DX, Nguyen KT, Acharya S Abstract Nitric oxide (NO) has been known to promote physiological angiogenesis to treat peripheral arterial diseases (PAD) by increasing the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) […]


Dual ifgMosaic: A Versatile Method for Multispectral and Combinatorial Mosaic Gene-Function Analysis.

Dual ifgMosaic: A Versatile Method for Multispectral and Combinatorial Mosaic Gene-Function Analysis. Cell. 2017 Aug 10;170(4):800-814.e18 Authors: Pontes-Quero S, Heredia L, Casquero-García V, Fernández-Chacón M, Luo W, Hermoso A, Bansal M, Garcia-Gonzalez I, Sanchez-Muñoz MS, Perea JR, Galiana-Simal A, Rodriguez-Arabaolaza I, Del Olmo-Cabrera S, Rocha SF, Criado-Rodriguez LM, Giovinazzo G, Benedito R Abstract Improved methods […]


African medicinal plants and their derivatives: Current efforts towards potential anti-cancer drugs.

Related Articles African medicinal plants and their derivatives: Current efforts towards potential anti-cancer drugs. Exp Mol Pathol. 2017 Aug 07;: Authors: Mbele MM, Hull RR, Dlamini ZZ Abstract Cancer is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide and second only to cardiovascular diseases. Cancer is a challenge in African countries because generally there is […]


Aerobic exercise elevates markers of angiogenesis and macrophage IL6 gene expression in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of overweight-to-obese adults.

Related Articles Aerobic exercise elevates markers of angiogenesis and macrophage IL6 gene expression in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of overweight-to-obese adults. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Aug 10;:jap.00614.2017 Authors: Van Pelt DW, Guth LM, Horowitz JF Abstract Alterations in the inflammatory state, metabolic function, and structure of subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) can impact the development […]


MiR-23a targets RUNX2 and suppresses ginsenoside Rg1-induced angiogenesis in endothelial cells.

Related Articles MiR-23a targets RUNX2 and suppresses ginsenoside Rg1-induced angiogenesis in endothelial cells. Oncotarget. 2017 Jul 22;: Authors: Wu XD, Guo T, Liu L, Wang C, Zhang K, Liu HQ, Wang F, Bai WD, Zhang MY Abstract Rg1 is a predominant protopanaxatriol-type of ginsenoside found in Panax ginseng, and it has been shown to have […]


A novel targeted angiogenesis technique using VEGF conjugated magnetic nanoparticles and in-vitro endothelial barrier crossing.

Related Articles A novel targeted angiogenesis technique using VEGF conjugated magnetic nanoparticles and in-vitro endothelial barrier crossing. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017 Jul 28;17(1):209 Authors: Arokiaraj MC Abstract BACKGROUND: Vascular endothelial growth factor is well known for its angiogenesis potential. The study was performed to determine the possible pro-angiogenic role of magnetic nanoparticles coupled to VEGF […]


Adipose progenitor cell secretion of GM-CSF and MMP9 promotes a stromal and immunological microenvironment that supports breast cancer progression.

Related Articles Adipose progenitor cell secretion of GM-CSF and MMP9 promotes a stromal and immunological microenvironment that supports breast cancer progression. Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 28;: Authors: Reggiani F, Labanca V, Mancuso P, Rabascio C, Talarico G, Orecchioni S, Manconi A, Bertolini F Abstract A cell population with progenitor-like phenotype (CD45-CD34+) resident in human white […]


Antiangiogenic activity of phthalides-enriched Angelica Sinensis extract by suppressing WSB-1/pVHL/HIF-1α/VEGF signaling in bladder cancer.

Antiangiogenic activity of phthalides-enriched Angelica Sinensis extract by suppressing WSB-1/pVHL/HIF-1α/VEGF signaling in bladder cancer. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 14;7(1):5376 Authors: Chen MC, Hsu WL, Chang WL, Chou TC Abstract The hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) plays a critical role in tumor angiogenesis. It has been reported that the acetone extract of Angelica sinensis (AE-AS) rich in phthalides […]