Diego Mota Souza

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
Immune escape and metastasis are the hallmarks of several types of cancer including bladder cancer. One of the mechanisms involved in these processes has been linked to indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO). Although IDO is classically recognized for its immunomodulatory property, it has presented nonimmunological effects in some tumors. TGF-β1 is believed to(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Subpopulations of bladder cancer (BC) cells have been found in tumors, with different abilities for malignancy and chemotherapy resistance. The BC cell line T24 has frequently been used to evaluate this phenomenon. Since technical limits exist in orthotopic procedures, we evaluated the renal subcapsular space as an alternative route for(More)
  • 1