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The proliferation and differentiation of cells of many lineages are regulated by secreted proteins known as cytokines. Cytokines exert their biological effect through binding to cell-surface receptors that are associated with one or more members of the JAK family of cytoplasmic tyrosine kinases. Cytokine-induced receptor dimerization leads to the activation(More)
Previous studies have suggested that calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IV (CaMKIV) functions as a positive regulator for memory formation and that age-related memory deficits are the result of dysfunctional signaling pathways mediated by cAMP response element-binding protein (CREB), the downstream transcription factor of CaMKIV. Little is known,(More)
There is currently considerable interest in the use of the endogenous oestrogen metabolite, 2-methoxyoestradiol (2-MeOE2) for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. We have previously shown that sulphamoylation of 2-MeOE2 and related derivatives greatly enhances their ability to inhibit the proliferation of ER+ and ER- breast cancer cells. In this(More)
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