NSC109268 potentiates cisplatin-induced cell death in a p53-independent manner

  title={NSC109268 potentiates cisplatin-induced cell death in a p53-independent manner},
  author={Eswar Shankar and Chandreyi Basu and Brett Adkins and Wolfram Siede and Alakananda Basu},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Signaling},
  pages={4 - 4}
Background Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among gynecological cancers. Cisplatin is one of the most effective anticancer drugs used in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Development of resistance to cisplatin limits its therapeutic use. Most of the anticancer drugs, including cisplatin, are believed to kill cancer cells by inducing apoptosis and a defect in apoptotic signaling can contribute to drug resistance. The tumor suppressor protein p53 plays a critical role in DNA damage… 

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