Nicol Straková

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Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common malignant brain tumor in adults, and it is among the most lethal of all cancers. Recent studies have shown that ligand activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-gamma can induce differentiation and inhibit proliferation of several cancer cells. In this study, we have investigated whether one(More)
Intestinal homeostasis is precisely regulated by a number of endogenous regulatory molecules but significantly influenced by dietary compounds. Malfunction of this system may result in chronic inflammation and cancer. Dietary essential n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and short-chain fatty acid butyrate produced from fibre display anti-inflammatory(More)
c) The number of text pages, number of tables, figures, and references, and the number of words in the Abstract, Introduction and Discussion (each item should be placed on a separate line) Text pages: 33 Number of tables: 1 Number of figures: 8 Number of references: 40 Number of words in the Abstract: 249 Number of words in the Introduction: 669 Number of(More)
Plasticity of cancer cells, manifested by transitions between epithelial and mesenchymal phenotypes, represents a challenging issue in the treatment of neoplasias. Both epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) are implicated in the processes of metastasis formation and acquisition of stem cell-like properties.(More)
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