alexa TGF-beta signaling in cancer--a double-edged sword.
Neurology

Neurology

Autism-Open Access

Author(s): Akhurst RJ, Derynck R

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Transforming growth factor (TGF) beta1 is a potent growth inhibitor, with tumor-suppressing activity. Cancers are often refractile to this growth inhibition either because of genetic loss of TGF-beta signaling components or, more commonly, because of downstream perturbation of the signaling pathway, such as by Ras activation. Carcinomas often secrete excess TGF-beta1 and respond to it by enhanced invasion and metastasis. Therapeutic approaches should aim to inhibit the TGF-beta-induced invasive phenotype, but also to retain its growth-inhibitory and apoptosis-inducing effects.
This article was published in Trends Cell Biol and referenced in Autism-Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • International Conference on Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies
    August 07-17 London, UK
  • 3rd International Conference on Autism
    Aug 21-22, 2017 Los Angeles, USA
  • 3rd International Conference on Epilepsy and Treatment
    September 01-17 Brussels, Belgium

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords