Jennifer Reinboth

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The weight that gene copy number plays in transcription remains controversial; although in specific cases gene expression correlates with copy number, the relationship cannot be inferred at the global level. We hypothesized that genes steadily expressed by 15 melanoma cell lines (CMs) and their parental tissues (TMs) should be critical for oncogenesis and(More)
BACKGROUND Several lines of evidence suggest a dichotomy between immune active and quiescent cancers, with the former associated with a good prognostic phenotype and better responsiveness to immunotherapy. Central to such dichotomy is the master regulator of the acute inflammatory process interferon regulatory factor (IRF)-1. However, it remains unknown(More)
BACKGROUND Oncolytic viral therapy represents an alternative therapeutic strategy for the treatment of cancer. We previously described GLV-1h68, a modified Vaccinia Virus with exclusive tropism for tumor cells, and we observed a cell line-specific relationship between the ability of GLV-1h68 to replicate in vitro and its ability to colonize and eliminate(More)
HRAS belongs to the RAS genes superfamily. RAS genes are important players in several human tumors and the single-nucleotide polymorphism rs12628 has been shown to contribute to the risk of bladder, colon, gastrointestinal, oral, and thyroid carcinoma. We hypothesized that this SNP may affect the risk of cutaneous melanoma as well. HRAS gene contains a(More)
About 30% of our patients suffering from purely binocular asthenopia showed lower binocular than monocular visual acuity. Cover test examination revealed exophoria at near fixation, which could be regarded to be physiological. Furthermore, the Pola test as well as Graefe's prism diplopia test showed no pathological findings. When given 4 prism base-in, a(More)
BACKGROUND The existence of a dichotomy between immunologically active and quiescent tumor phenotypes has been recently recognized in several types of cancer. The activation of a Th1 type of immune signature has been shown to confer better prognosis and likelihood to respond to immunotherapy. However, whether such dichotomy depends on the genetic make-up of(More)
A dichotomy between immunologically active and quies-cent cancer phenotypes has been demonstrated for several types of cancer. Central to such dichotomy is the master regulator of the acute inflammatory process interferon regulatory factor (IRF)-1. Although the relevance of IRF-1 to the immune biology of cancer is emerging, it remains unknown whether the(More)
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