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    • Targeting APLN/APLNR improves antiangiogenic efficiency and blunts proinvasive side effects of VEGFA/VEGFR2 blockade in glioblastoma 

      Mastrella, Giorgia; Hou, Mengzhuo; Li, Min; Stöcklein, Veit M.; Zdouc, Nina; Volmar, Marie N.M.; Miletic, Hrvoje; Reinhard, Sören; Herold-Mende, Christel C.; Kleber, Susanne; Eisenhut, Katharina; Gargiulo, Gaetano; Synowitz, Michael; Vescovi, Angelo L.; Harter, Patrick N.; Penninger, Josef M.; Wagner, Ernst; Mittelbronn, Michel; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Hambardzumyan, Dolores; Schüller, Ulrich; Tonn, Jörg Christian; Radke, Josefine; Glass, Rainer; Kälin, Roland E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Antiangiogenic therapy of glioblastoma (GBM) with bevacizumab, a VEGFA-blocking antibody, may accelerate tumor cell invasion and induce alternative angiogenic pathways. Here we investigate the roles of the proangiogenic ...
    • Targeting glioblastoma with NK cells and mAb against NG2/CSPG4 prolongs animal survival 

      Poli, Aurélie; Wang, Jian; Domingues, Olivia; Planagumà, Jesús; Yan, Tao; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Skaftnesmo, Kai Ove; Thorsen, Frits Alan; McCormack, Emmet; Hentges, François; Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Zimmer, Jacques; Enger, Per Øyvind; Chekenya, Martha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-09-09)
      Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most malignant brain tumor where patients’ survival is only 14.6 months, despite multimodal therapy with debulking surgery, concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy. There is an urgent, unmet need ...
    • Targeting NAD+ in translational research to relieve diseases and conditions of metabolic stress and ageing 

      Gilmour, Brian Christopher; Gudmundsrud, Ruben; Frank, Johannes; Hov, Amund; Hindkjær Lautrup, Sofie; Aman, Yahyah; Røsjø, Helge; Brenner, Charles; Ziegler, Mathias; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Tzoulis, Charalampos; Omland, Torbjørn; Søraas, Arne Vasli; Holmøy, Trygve; Bergersen, Linda Hildegard; Storm-Mathisen, Jon; Nilsen, Hilde; Fang, Evandro Fei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) plays a fundamental role in life and health through the regulation of energy biogenesis, redox homeostasis, cell metabolism, and the arbitration of cell survival via linkages to ...
    • Targeting the AKT Pathway in Glioblastoma Multiforme 

      Latif, Md Abdul (Master thesis, 2016-06-01)
      In this study, the therapeutic efficacy of AKT allosteric and ATP competitive inhibitors was investigated in EGFR-amplified SKMG-3 and EGFR-low U-87 cell lines. The IC50 values of AKT inhibitors were determined by cellular ...
    • Targeting the anti-inflammatory interplay promoting glioblastoma progression with combined natural killer cells and mab9.2.27 against NG2/CSPG4. A novel strategy to reveal glioblastoma to the immune system 

      Poli, Aurélie (Doctoral thesis, 2013-06-19)
      Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most frequent and aggressive brain tumor in adults. The patients’ median survival is only 14.6 months despite multimodal treatment, including surgery and concomitant radiation and chemotherapy. ...
    • Targeting the Class A Carbapenemase GES-5 via Virtual Screening 

      Klein, Raphael; Cendron, Laura; Montanari, Maria; Bellio, Pierangelo; Celenza, Giuseppe; Maso, Lorenzo; Tondi, Donatella; Brenk, Ruth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The worldwide spread of β-lactamases able to hydrolyze last resort carbapenems contributes to the antibiotic resistance problem and menaces the successful antimicrobial treatment of clinically relevant pathogens. Class A ...
    • Targeting the NG2/CSPG4 Proteoglycan Retards Tumour Growth and Angiogenesis in Preclinical Models of GBM and Melanoma 

      Wang, Jian; Svendsen, Agnete; Kmiecik, Justyna; Immervoll, Heike; Skaftnesmo, Kai Ove; Planagumà, Jesús; Reed, Rolf K.; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Miletic, Hrvoje; Enger, Per Øyvind; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Chekenya, Martha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-07-29)
      Aberrant expression of the progenitor marker Neuron-glia 2 (NG2/CSPG4) or melanoma proteoglycan on cancer cells and angiogenic vasculature is associated with an aggressive disease course in several malignancies including ...
    • Temozolomide-induced rna interactome uncovers novel lncrna regulatory loops in glioblastoma 

      Fritah, Sabrina; Muller, Arnaud; Jiang, Wei; Mitra, Ramkrishna; Sarmini, Mohamad; Dieterle, Monika; Golebiewska, Anna; Ye, Tao; van Dyck, Eric; Herold-Mende, Christel; Zhao, Zhongming; Azuaje, Francisco; Niclou, Simone Pierrette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-10)
      Resistance to chemotherapy by temozolomide (TMZ) is a major cause of glioblastoma (GBM) recurrence. So far, attempts to characterize factors that contribute to TMZ sensitivity have largely focused on protein-coding genes, ...
    • Therapeutic Effect of Cabazitaxel and Blood-Brain Barrier opening in a Patient-Derived Glioblastoma Model 

      Sulheim, Einar; Mørch, Ýrr Asbjørg; Snipstad, Sofie; Borgos, Sven Even F.; Miletic, Hrvoje; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Davies, Catharina de Lange; Åslund, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-07)
      Treatment of glioblastoma and other diseases in the brain is especially challenging due to the blood-brain barrier, which effectively protects the brain parenchyma. In this study we show for the first time that cabazitaxel, ...
    • Therapeutic implications of altered cholesterol homeostasis mediated by loss of CYP46A1 in human glioblastoma 

      Han, Mingzhi; Wang, Shuai; Yang, Ning; Wang, Xu; Zhao, Wenbo; Sdik Saed, Halala; Daubon, Thomas; Huang, Bin; Chen, Anjing; Li, Gang; Miletic, Hrvoje; Thorsen, Frits; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Li, Xingang; Wang, Jian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-28)
      Dysregulated cholesterol metabolism is a hallmark of many cancers, including glioblastoma (GBM), but its role in disease progression is not well understood. Here, we identified cholesterol 24‐hydroxylase (CYP46A1), a ...
    • Therapeutic potential and challenges of natural killer cells in treatment of solid tumors 

      Gras Navarro, Andrea; Björklund, Andreas T.; Chekenya, Martha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-29)
      Natural killer (NK) cells are innate lymphoid cells that hold tremendous potential for effective immunotherapy for a broad range of cancers. Due to the mode of NK cell killing, requiring one-to-one target engagement and ...
    • thermo-msf-parser: An Open Source Java Library to Parse and Visualize Thermo Proteome Discoverer msf Files 

      Colaert, Niklaas; Barsnes, Harald; Vaudel, Marc; Helsens, Kenny; Timmerman, Evy; Sickmann, Albert; Gevaert, Kris; Martens, Lennart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      The Thermo Proteome Discoverer program integrates both peptide identification and quantification into a single workflow for peptide-centric proteomics. Furthermore, its close integration with Thermo mass spectrometers has ...
    • A three dimensional visualisation approach to protein heavy-atom structure reconstruction 

      Peng, Xubiao; Chenani, Alireza; Hu, Shuangwei; Zhou, Yifan; Niemi, Antti J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-31)
      Background: A commonly recurring problem in structural protein studies, is the determination of all heavy atom positions from the knowledge of the central α-carbon coordinates. Results: We employ advances in virtual reality ...
    • Time course of decompensation after angiotensin II and high-salt diet in Balb/CJ mice suggests pulmonary hypertension-induced cardiorenal syndrome 

      Becirovic-Agic, Mediha; Jönsson, Sofia; Tveitarås, Maria Kathrine; Skogstrand, Trude; Karlsen, Tine Veronica; Liden, Åsa; Leh, Sabine Maria; Ericsson, Madelene; Nilsson, Stefan K.; Reed, Rolf K.; Hultström, Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-01)
      The genetic background of a mouse strain determines its susceptibility to disease. C57BL/6J and Balb/CJ are two widely used inbred mouse strains that we found react dramatically differently to angiotensin II and high-salt ...
    • TNT-Induced Phagocytosis: Tunneling Nanotubes Mediate the Transfer of Pro-Phagocytic Signals From Apoptotic to Viable Cells 

      Bittins, Margarethe; Wang, Xiang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      The exposure of phosphatidylserine (PS) on the surface membrane of apoptotic cells triggers the recruitment of phagocytic receptors and subsequently results in uptake by phagocytes. Here we describe how apoptotic cells can ...
    • To hit or not to hit, that is the question -genome-wide structure-based druggability predictions for pseudomonas aeruginosa proteins 

      Sarkar, Aurijit; Brenk, Ruth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09-11)
      Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a Gram-negative bacterium known to cause opportunistic infections in immune-compromised or immunosuppressed individuals that often prove fatal. New drugs to combat this organism are therefore ...
    • Toward understanding scarless skin wound healing and pathological scarring 

      Karppinen, Sanna-Maria; Heljasvaara, Ritva Leena; Gullberg, Donald; Tasanen, Kaisa; Pihlajaniemi, Taina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The efficient healing of skin wounds is crucial for securing the vital barrier function of the skin, but pathological wound healing and scar formation are major medical problems causing both physiological and psychological ...
    • Toxicity and tropism of oncolytic VSV vectors in glioblastoma gene therapy 

      Zehtab Jahedi, Roza (Master thesis, 2012-11-05)
      Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most fatal primary brain tumor in adults. Despite using advanced conventional therapeutic approaches like surgical resection, radiotherapy and chemotherapy only marginal ...
    • Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms underlying astrocyte identity 

      Pavlou, Maria Angeliki S.; Grandbarbe, Luc; Buckley, Noel J.; Niclou, Simone Pierrette; Michelucci, Alessandro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03)
      Astrocytes play a significant role in coordinating neural development and provide critical support for the function of the CNS. They possess important adaptation capacities that range from their transition towards reactive ...
    • Transfer of mitochondria via tunneling nanotubes rescues apoptotic PC12 cells 

      Wang, Xiang; Gerdes, Hans-Hermann (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-01-09)
      Tunneling nanotubes (TNTs) are F-actin-based membrane tubes that form between cells in culture and in tissues. They mediate intercellular communication ranging from electrical signalling to the transfer of organelles. Here, ...