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Analysis of hepatic genes involved in the metabolism of fatty acids and iron in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Aims:  Hepatic steatosis and iron cause oxidative stress, thereby progressing steatosis to steatohepatitis. We quantified the expression of genes involved in the metabolism of fatty acids and iron inExpand
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SOX2 identified as a target gene for the amplification at 3q26 that is frequently detected in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
SOX2 is a transcription factor with a high-mobility group DNA-binding domain that functions as a master regulator during embryogenesis and organogenesis. We investigated DNA copy number aberrationsExpand
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Alteration in Copy Numbers of Genes as a Mechanism for Acquired Drug Resistance
Chemoresistance is a major obstacle for successful treatment of cancer. To identify regions of the genome associated with acquired resistance to therapeutic drugs, we conducted molecular cytogeneticExpand
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TFDP1, CUL4A, and CDC16 identified as targets for amplification at 13q34 in hepatocellular carcinomas
We carried out molecular cytogenetic characterization of 11 cell lines derived from hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and 51 primary HCCs. Comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) revealed frequentExpand
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Amplification and overexpression of SKP2 are associated with metastasis of non-small-cell lung cancers to lymph nodes.
SKP2, an F-box protein constituting the substrate recognition subunit of the SCF(SKP2) ubiquitin ligase complex, is implicated in ubiquitin-mediated degradation of the cyclin-dependent kinaseExpand
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SOX2 promotes tumor growth of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma through the AKT/mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 signaling pathway
The transcription factor SOX2 is essential for the maintenance of embryonic stem cells and normal development of the esophagus. Our previous study revealed that the SOX2 gene is an amplificationExpand
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ERK5 is a target for gene amplification at 17p11 and promotes cell growth in hepatocellular carcinoma by regulating mitotic entry
Using high‐density oligonucleotide microarrays, we investigated DNA copy‐number aberrations in cell lines derived from hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and detected a novel amplification at 17p11. ToExpand
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Activation of B‐Myb by E2F1 in hepatocellular carcinoma
Aim:  Deregulation of E2F1 transcriptional activity is observed in a variety of cancers, including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of the present study is to identify transcriptional targetExpand
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TERC identified as a probable target within the 3q26 amplicon that is detected frequently in non-small cell lung cancers.
PURPOSE Cell lines derived from non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) revealed frequent high-level gains of chromosomal DNA at 3q23-q29 when examined by comparative genomic hybridization (CGH). WithinExpand
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PTK2 and EIF3S3 genes may be amplification targets at 8q23‐q24 and are associated with large hepatocellular carcinomas
We investigated 39 primary hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) for aberrations in DNA copy number, using comparative genomic hybridization (CGH). Gain of DNA at 8q was common in these tumors; high‐levelExpand
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