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A Distinct Macrophage Population Mediates Metastatic Breast Cancer Cell Extravasation, Establishment and Growth
Background The stromal microenvironment and particularly the macrophage component of primary tumors influence their malignant potential. However, at the metastatic site the role of these cells and… Expand
Mouse models of metastasis: progress and prospects
- Laura Gómez-Cuadrado, N. Tracey, Ruoyu Ma, Binzhi Qian, V. Brunton
- Biology, Medicine
- Disease Models & Mechanisms
- 1 September 2017
ABSTRACT Metastasis is the spread of cancer cells from a primary tumor to distant sites within the body to establish secondary tumors. Although this is an inefficient process, the consequences are… Expand
Multiple origins of Tibetan Y chromosomes
Abstract. The genetic origin of Tibetans was investigated using Y chromosome markers. A total of three populations were studied, two from central Tibet speaking central Tibetan and one from Yunnan… Expand
Loss of retinal cadherin facilitates mammary tumor progression and metastasis.
The mammary epithelium is thought to be stabilized by cell-cell adhesion mediated mainly by E-cadherin (E-cad). Here, we show that another cadherin, retinal cadherin (R-cad), is critical for… Expand
Monocyte-derived macrophages promote breast cancer bone metastasis outgrowth.
- Ruoyu Ma, Hui Zhang, +12 authors Binzhi Qian
- The Journal of experimental medicine
- 2 November 2020
Bone metastasis is the major cause of death in breast cancer. The lack of effective treatment suggests that disease mechanisms are still largely unknown. As a key component of the tumor… Expand
Single-cell RNA-seq reveals identity and heterogeneity of malignant osteoblast cells and TME in osteosarcoma
Osteosarcoma (OS) has high heterogeneity and poor prognosis. In order to explore the molecular mechanism of OS and the tumor micro-environment (TME) on OS, we employed single-cell RNA-sequencing… Expand
Prostaglandin E2 promotes intestinal inflammation via inhibiting microbiota-dependent regulatory T cells
The gut microbiota fundamentally regulates intestinal homeostasis and disease partially through mechanisms that involve modulation of regulatory T cells (Tregs), yet how the microbiota-Treg crosstalk… Expand