Paula Fernanda Vázquez

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Lung cancer is the most frequent and one of the most deadly cancer types and is classified into small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) regulates a wide array of cell functions and plays a major role in lung diseases, including NSCLC. TGFβ signals through the complex of TGFβ type I and type II(More)
Tumors escape from immune surveillance by producing immunosuppressive cytokines and proapototic factors, including TGF-β and galectin-1 (Gal-1). Since immunosuppressive mechanisms might act in concert to confer tumor-immune privilege, we investigated the potential cross talk between TGF-β and Gal-1 in highly metastatic mammary adenocarcinoma (LM3) cells.(More)
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