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Cigarette smoking plays an important role in increased incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The underlying mechanism in which cigarette smoking induced impairment of lung epithelial cells is still unknown. SIRT5 is a nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+)-dependent protein deacetylase, which has been implicated in the regulation of(More)
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) have emerged as first-line drugs for non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs). However, the resistance to TKIs represents the key limitation for their therapeutic efficacy. We found that the difference of OCT4 expression between NSCLC and the adjacent non-tumourous tissues was(More)
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