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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effects of Ectopic Expression of NGAL on Doxorubicin Sensitivity 

      Chappell, William H.; Abrams, Stephen L.; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Martelli, Alberto M.; Candido, Saverio; Libra, Massimo; Polesel, Jerry; Talamini, Renato; Arlinghaus, Ralph; Steelman, Linda S.; McCubrey, James A. (2012-10)
      Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL, a.k.a Lnc2) is a member of the lipocalin family which has diverse roles including stabilizing matrix metalloproteinase-9 from auto-degradation and as siderocalins which are ...
    • 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 ...
    • GSK-3β Can Regulate the Sensitivity of MIA-PaCa-2 Pancreatic and MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells to Chemotherapeutic Drugs, Targeted Therapeutics and Nutraceuticals 

      Abrams, Stephen L.; Akula, Shaw M.; Meher, Akshaya K.; Steelman, Linda S.; Gizak, Agnieszka; Duda, Przemysław; Rakus, Dariusz; Martelli, Alberto M.; Ratti, Stefano; Cocco, Lucio; Montalto, Giuseppe; Cervello, Melchiorre; Ruvolo, Peter; Libra, Massimo; Falzone, Luca; Candido, Saverio; McCubrey, James A. (2021-04)
    • Multifaceted roles of GSK-3 and Wnt/β-catenin in hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis: opportunities for therapeutic intervention 

      McCubrey, James A.; Steelman, L. S.; Bertrand, Fred E.; Davis, Nicole Marie; Abrams, Stephen L.; Montalto, Giuseppe; D'Assoro, Antonino B.; Libra, Massimo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Maestro, Roberta; Basecke, Jorg; Cocco, Lucio; Cervello, Melchiorre; Martelli, Alberto M. (2014-01)
      Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) is well documented to participate in a complex array of critical cellular processes. It was initially identified in rat skeletal muscle as a serine/threonine kinase that phosphorylated ...
    • 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, ...
    • Novel Combination of Sorafenib and Celecoxib Provides Synergistic Anti-Proliferative and Pro-Apoptotic Effects in Human Liver Cancer Cells 

      Cervello, Melchiorre; Bachvarov, Dimcho; Lampiasi, Nadia; Cusimano, Antonella; Azzolina, Antonina; McCubrey, James A.; Montalto, Giuseppe (2013)
      Molecular targeted therapy has shown promise as a treatment for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Sorafenib, a multikinase inhibitor, recently received FDA approval for the treatment of advanced HCC. However, although ...
    • 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 ...
    • Targeted therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: novel agents on the horizon 

      Cervello, Melchiorre; McCubrey, James A.; Cusimano, Antonella; Lampiasi, Nadia; Azzolina, Antonina; Montalto, Giuseppe (2012-03)
      Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common liver cancer, accounting for 90% of primary liver cancers. In the last decade it has become one of the most frequently occurring tumors worldwide and is also considered to ...
    • Targeting the leukemic stem cell: the Holy Grail of leukemia therapy 

      Misaghian, Negin; Ligresti, Giovanni; Steelman, L. S.; Bertrand, Fred E.; Basecke, Jorg; Libra, Massimo; Nicoletti, Ferdinando; Stivala, F.; Milella, Michele; Tafuri, A.; Cervello, Melchiorre; Martelli, Alberto M.; McCubrey, James A. (East Carolina University, 2009-01)
      Since the discovery of leukemic stem cells (LSCs) over a decade ago, many of their critical biological properties have been elucidated, including their distinct replicative properties, cell surface phenotypes, their ...