Katja Simon-Klingenstein

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Rhabdomyosarcoma is a pediatric tumor type, which is classified based on histological criteria into two major subgroups, namely embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma and alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. The majority, but not all, alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma carry the specific PAX3(7)/FKHR-translocation, whereas there is no consistent genetic abnormality recognized in(More)
9566 Background: HIV-protease inhibitors like Ritonavir produces regressions in HIV-associated Kaposi's sarcoma, reportedly due to proteasome inhibition. We have here assessed the effect of Ritonavir and the proteasome inhibitor Bortezomib on the viability and proteasome activity of the soft tissue sarcoma cell lines RD (rhabdomyosarcoma) and A-673 (ewing's(More)
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