Inhibition of DNA methyltransferase activity upregulates Fyn tyrosine kinase expression in Hut-78 T-lymphoma cells.


Tyrosine kinase Fyn, the expression of which is epigenetically regulated, has been proposed to be a tumour suppressor gene. A frequent deletion at the 6q chromosomal region encoding the Fyn gene in lymphomas has been reported. Therefore, we assessed the impact of 5-Aza-2'-deoxycytidine (5-dAzaC), a DNA methyltransferase (DNMTs) inhibitor on Fyn expression… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopha.2008.01.011

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