Lukas Orel

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Heat shock proteins have been reported to confer resistance to certain antineoplastic drugs. We investigated the impact of hsp70 overexpression on the efficacy of two new anti-cancer drugs, topotecan and gemcitabine. We used the fibrosarcoma WEHI-S cells stably transfected to overexpress the hsp70 cDNA from the constitutive SV40 promoter and appropriate(More)
A great variety of signalling pathways regulating inflammation, cell development and cell survival require NF-kappaB transcription factors, which are normally inactive due to binding to inhibitors, such as IkappaBalpha. The canonical activation pathway of NF-kappaB is initiated by phosphorylation of the inhibitor by an IkappaB kinase (IKK) complex(More)
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