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Characterization of 21 newly established esophageal cancer cell lines
Twenty‐one esophageal cancer cell lines (KYSE series) have been established from the resected specimens of patients with esophageal cancer. Three lines, KYSE‐30, KYSE‐50, and KYSE‐70, were derivedExpand
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Prognostic Significance of Fascin Overexpression in Human Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Purpose: Fascin, an actin bundling protein, induces membrane protrusions and increased cell motility in various transformed cells. The expression of fascin in epithelial neoplasms has been describedExpand
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Overexpression of the rhoC gene correlates with progression of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
It has been reported that the rho genes, which consist of a ras-related small GTPase protein family, regulate cytoskeletal structures and have the potential to transform cultured cells. ToExpand
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SNO is a probable target for gene amplification at 3q26 in squamous-cell carcinomas of the esophagus.
Amplification of the 3q26 region appears to occur frequently among esophageal squamous cell carcinomas (ESCs). We examined ESC cell lines for amplification and expression levels of four genes in thisExpand
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Relationship between retention index in dual-phase (18)F-FDG PET, and hexokinase-II and glucose transporter-1 expression in pancreatic cancer.
UNLABELLED Recently, some studies have shown that delayed scanning with (18)F-FDG PET may help to differentiate malignant from benign pancreatic lesions. However, no study has evaluated theExpand
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Overexpression of matrix metalloproteinase 9 gene in hepatocellular carcinoma with invasive potential
The prognosis for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) depends mainly on the clinicopathological characteristic regarding invasion and metastasis. In addition, another distinguishing feature of HCC is theExpand
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Clinical significance of vascular endothelial growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor gene expression in liver tumor
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a typical hypervascular tumor. However, the relationship between the vascularity of HCC and the expression of angiogenic factors has not been investigated. InExpand
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Expression of stromal cell-derived factor 1 and CXCR4 ligand receptor system in pancreatic cancer: a possible role for tumor progression.
To examine the expression of the stromal cell-derived factor 1 (SDF-1)/CXCR4 receptor ligand system in pancreatic cancer cells and endothelial cells, we performed immunohistochemical analysis for 52Expand
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N-Cadherin Expression and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Pancreatic Carcinoma
Purpose: Loss of intercellular adhesion and increased cell motility promote tumor cell invasion. In the present study, E- and N-cadherin, members of the classical cadherin family, are investigated asExpand
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Identification of a novel gene, GASC1, within an amplicon at 9p23-24 frequently detected in esophageal cancer cell lines.
In a recent study, we identified frequent amplification of DNA copy number at chromosome 9p23-24 in cell lines derived from esophageal squamous cell carcinomas (ESCs), using comparative genomicExpand
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