Evangelos Pavlakis

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Mutations in the p53 tumor suppressor gene are the most frequent genetic alteration in cancer and are often associated with progression from benign to invasive stages with metastatic potential. Mutations inactivate tumor suppression by p53, and some endow the protein with novel gain of function (GOF) properties that actively promote tumor progression and(More)
The enzyme activity of cancerous tissue and the adjacent normal epithelium of 40 patients with breast cancer was determined. This enzymatic activity was correlated with the responsiveness of those tumors to the chemotherapy. It was found that the presence of cytochrome oxidase and alkaline phosphatase and the absence of leucine aminopeptidase,(More)
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