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    • Advances in Targeting Signal Transduction Pathways 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Sun, Lin; Davis, Nicole Marie; Abrams, Stephen L.; Franklin, Richard A.; Cocco, Lucio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Chiarini, Francesca; Martelli, Alberto M.; Libra, Massimo; Candido, Saverio; Ligresti, Giovanni; Malaponte, Graziella; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Fagone, Paolo; Donia, Marco; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Polesel, Jerry; Talamini, Renato; Bäsecke, Jörg; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Dulińska-Litewka, Joanna; Laidler, Piotr; D'Assoro, Antonino B.; Drobot, Lyudmyla B.; Umezawa, Kazuo; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Demidenko, Zoya N. (2012-12)
      Over the past few years, significant advances have occurred in both our understanding of the complexity of signal transduction pathways as well as the isolation of specific inhibitors which target key components in those ...
    • Alteration of AKT Activity Increases Chemotherapeutic Drug and Hormonal Resistance in Breast Cancer yet Confers an Achilles Heel by Sensitization to Targeted Therapy 

      McCubrey, James A.; Sokolosky, Melissa L.; Lehmann, Brian D.; Taylor, Jackson R.; Navolanic, Patrick M.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Stadelman, Kristin M.; Wong, Ellis WT; Misaghian, Negin; Horn, Stefan; Basecke, Jorg; Libra, Massimo; Stivala, Franca; Ligresti, Giovanni; Tafuri, Agostino; Milella, Michele; Zarzycki, Marek; Dzugaj, Andrzej; Chiarini, Francesca; Evangelisti, Camilla; Martelli, Alberto M.; Terrian, David M.; Franklin, Richard A.; Steelman, Linda S. (East Carolina University, 2008)
      The PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR pathway plays critical roles in the regulation of cell growth. The effects of this pathway on drug resistance and cellular senescence of breast cancer cells has been a focus of our laboratory. ...
    • Co-targeting of Bcl-2 and mTOR pathway triggers synergistic apoptosis in BH3 mimetics resistant acute lymphoblastic leukemia 

      Iacovelli, Stefano; Ricciardi, Maria Rosaria; Allegretti, Matteo; Mirabilii, Simone; Licchetta, Roberto; Bergamo, Paola; Rinaldo, Cinzia; Zeuner, Ann; Foá , Robin; Milella, Michele; McCubrey, James A.; Martelli, Alberto M.; Tafuri, Agostino (2015-10)
      Several chemo-resistance mechanisms including the Bcl-2 protein family overexpression and constitutive activation of the PI3K/Akt/mTOR signaling have been documented in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), encouraging ...
    • Mutations and Deregulation of Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR Cascades Which Alter Therapy Response 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Fagone, Paolo; Malaponte, Graziella; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Candido, Saverio; Libra, Massimo; Bäsecke, Jörg; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Cocco, Lucio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Chiarini, Francesca; Martelli, Alberto M. (2012-09)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Certain components of these pathways, RAS, NF1, BRAF, ...
    • Mutations and deregulation of Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mtor cascades which alter therapy response 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Fagone, Paolo; Malaponte, Grazia; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Candido, Saverio; Libra, Massimo; Bäsecke, Jörg; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Cocco, Lucio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Chiarini, Francesca; Martelli, Alberto M. (2012-09-20)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Certain components of these pathways, RAS, NF1, BRAF, ...
    • Overcoming resistance to molecularly targeted anticancer therapies: rational drug combinations based on EGFR and MAPK inhibition for solid tumours and haematologic malignancies 

      Tortora, Giampaolo; Bianco, Roberto; Daniele, Gennaro; Ciardiello, Fortunato; McCubrey, James A.; Ricciardi, Maria Rosaria; Ciuffreda, Ludovica; Cognetti, Francesco; Tafuri, Agostino; Milella, Michele (East Carolina University, 2007-06)
      Accumulating evidence suggests that cancer can be envisioned as a "signaling disease", in which alterations in the cellular genome affect the expression and/or function of oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes. This ...
    • Proapoptotic Activity and Chemosensitizing Effect of the Novel Akt Inhibitor (2S)-1-(1H-Indol-3-yl)-3-[5-(3-methyl-2H-indazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl]oxypropan2-amine (A443654) in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 

      Fala, Federica; Blalock, William L.; Tazzari, Pier Luigi; Cappellini, Alessandra; Chiarini, Francesca; Martinelli, Giovanni; Tafuri, Agostino; McCubrey, James A.; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M. (East Carolina University, 2008-09)
      Constitutively activated AKT kinase is a common feature of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL). Here, we report that the novel AKT inhibitor (2S)-1-(1H-indol-3-yl)-3-[5-(3-methyl-2Hindazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl]oxypr ...
    • Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR Cascade Inhibitors: How Mutations Can Result in Therapy Resistance and How to Overcome Resistance 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Franklin, Richard A.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Libra, Massimo; Candido, Saverio; Malaponte, Graziella; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Fagone, Paolo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Bäsecke, Jörg; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Chiarini, Francesca; Evangelisti, Camilla; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M. (2012-10)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Integral components of these pathways, Ras, B-Raf, ...
    • Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascade inhibitors: How mutations can result in therapy resistance and how to overcome resistance 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Franklin, Richard A.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Libra, Massimo; Candido, Saverio; Malaponte, Grazia; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Fagone, Paolo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Bäsecke, Jörg; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Chiarini, Francesca; Evangelisti, Camilla; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M. (2012-10-20)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Targeting these pathways is often complex and can ...
    • Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR Inhibitors: Rationale and Importance to Inhibiting These Pathways in Human Health 

      Chappell, William H.; Steelman, Linda S.; Long, Jacquelyn M.; Kempf, C. Ruth; Abrams, Stephen L.; Franklin, Richard A.; Bäsecke, Jörg; Stivala, Franca; Donia, Marco; Fagone, Paolo; Malaponte, Graziella; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Libra, Massimo; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Mijatovic, Sanja; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Laidler, Piotr; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Bonati, Antonio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M.; McCubrey, James A. (2011-03)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Integral components of these pathways, Ras, B-Raf, ...
    • Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR inhibitors: Rationale and importance to inhibiting these pathways in human health 

      Chappell, William H.; Steelman, Linda S.; Long, Jacquelyn M.; Kempf, Ruth C.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Franklin, Richard A.; Bäsecke, Jörg; Stivala, Franca; Donia, Marco; Fagone, Paolo; Malaponte, Graziella; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Libra, Massimo; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Mijatovic, Sanja; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Laidler, Piotr; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Bonati, Antonio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M.; McCubrey, James A. (2011-03-11)
      The Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR cascades are often activated by genetic alterations in upstream signaling molecules such as receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK). Integral components of these pathways, Ras, B-Raf, ...
    • Roles of the Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR pathways in controlling growth and sensitivity to therapy-implications for cancer and aging 

      Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Kempf, C. Ruth; Long, Jacquelyn M.; Laidler, Piotr; Mijatovic, Sanja; Maksimovic-Ivanic, Danijela; Stivala, Franca; Mazzarino, Maria C.; Donia, Marco; Fagone, Paolo; Malaponte, Graziella; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Libra, Massimo; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Bonati, Antonio; Bäsecke, Jörg; Cocco, Lucio; Evangelisti, Camilla; Martelli, Alberto M.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; McCubrey, James A. (2011-03)
      Dysregulated signaling through the Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK and PI3K/PTEN/Akt/mTOR pathways is often the result of genetic alterations in critical components in these pathways or upstream activators. Unrestricted cellular proliferation ...
    • Roles of the RAF/MEK/ERK Pathway in Cell Growth, Malignant Transformation and Drug Resistance 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Wong, Ellis W.T.; Chang, Fumin; Lehmann, Brian D.; Terrian, David M.; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, Agostino; Stivala, Franca; Libra, Massimo; Basecke, Jorg; Evangelisti, Camilla; Martelli, Alberto M.; Franklin, Richard A. (East Carolina University, 2007-08)
      Growth factors and mitogens use the Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK signaling cascade to transmit signals from their receptors to regulate gene expression and prevent apoptosis. Some components of these pathways are mutated or aberrantly ...
    • Targeting signaling and apoptotic pathways involved in chemotherapeutic drug-resistance of hematopoietic cells 

      Abrams, Stephen L.; Ruvolo, Peter P.; Ruvolo, Vivian R.; Ligresti, Giovanni; Martelli, Alberto M.; Cocco, Lucio; Ratti, Stefano; Tafuri, Agostino; Steelman, Linda S.; Candido, Saverio; Libra, Massimo; McCubrey, James A. (2017-08-24)
      A critical problem in leukemia as well as other cancer therapies is the development of chemotherapeutic drug-resistance. We have developed models of hematopoietic drug resistance that are based on expression of dominant-negative ...