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    • Activity of the novel mTOR inhibitor Torin-2 in B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia and its therapeutic potential to prevent Akt reactivation 

      Simioni, Carolina; Cani, Alice; Martelli, Alberto M.; Zauli, Giorgio; Tabellini, Giovanna; McCubrey, James A.; Capitani, Silvano; Neri, Luca M. (2014-10)
      The PI3K/Akt/mTOR signaling cascade is a key regulatory pathway controlling cell growth and survival, and its dysregulation is a reported feature of B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-pre ALL). Torin-2 is a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cooperative Effects of Akt-1 and Raf-1 on the Induction of Cellular Senescence in Doxorubicin or Tamoxifen Treated Breast Cancer Cells 

      Taylor, Jackson R.; Lehmann, Brian D.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Steelman, Linda S.; McCubrey, James A. (2011-08)
      Escape from cellular senescence induction is a potent mechanism for chemoresistance. Cellular senescence can be induced in breast cancer cell lines by the removal of estrogen signaling with tamoxifen or by the accumulation ...
    • Cytotoxic activity of the novel small molecule AKT inhibitor SC66 in hepatocellular carcinoma cells 

      Cusimano, Antonella; Puleio, Roberto; D'Alessandro, Natale; Loria, Guido R.; McCubrey, James A.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre (2015-01)
      Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is characterized by limited response to current drug therapies. Here, we report that SC66, a novel AKT inhibitor, reduced cell viability in a dose- and time-dependent manner, inhibited colony ...
    • GSK-3 as potential target for therapeutic intervention in cancer 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, Linda S.; Bertrand, Fred E.; Davis, Nicole Marie; Sokolosky, Melissa; Abrams, Stephen L.; Montalto, Giuseppe; D'Assoro, Antonino B.; Libra, Massimo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Maestro, Roberta; Basecke, Jorg; Rakus, Dariusz; Gizak, Agnieszka; Demidenko, Zoya N.; Cocco, Lucio; Martelli, Alberto M.; Cervello, Melchiorre (2014-05)
      The serine/threonine kinase glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) was initially identified and studied in the regulation of glycogen synthesis. GSK-3 functions in a wide range of cellular processes. Aberrant activity of GSK-3 ...
    • Involvement of Akt-1 and mTOR in Sensitivity of Breast Cancer to Targeted Therapy 

      Sokolosky, Melissa L.; Stadelman, Kristin M.; Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Martelli, Alberto M.; Stivala, Franca; Libra, Massimo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Drobot, Lyudmyla B.; Franklin, Richard A.; Steelman, Linda S.; McCubrey, James A. (2011-07)
      Elucidating the response of breast cancer cells to chemotherapeutic and hormonal based drugs is clearly important as these are frequently used therapeutic approaches. A signaling pathway often involved in chemo- and ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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, ...
    • 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 ...