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Nasopharyngeal Epithelial Cells Carcinoma Progression and Immortalizes Primary Human Bmi-1 Is a Novel Molecular Marker of Nasopharyngeal

@inproceedings{Song2006NasopharyngealEC,
  title={Nasopharyngeal Epithelial Cells Carcinoma Progression and Immortalizes Primary Human Bmi-1 Is a Novel Molecular Marker of Nasopharyngeal},
  author={Li-bing Song and Mu-Sheng Zeng and Wenting Liao and L Zhang and Hao-Yuan Mo and Wan-Li Liu and Jian-Yong Shao and Qiu-liang Wu and Man-Zhi Li and Yun-fei Xia and Li-Wu Fu and Wen-lin Huang and Goberdhan P Dimri and Vimla Band and Yi-Xin Zeng},
  year={2006}
}
The Bmi-1 oncoprotein regulates proliferation and oncogenesis in human cells. Its overexpression leads to senescence bypass in human fibroblasts and immortalization of human mammary epithelial cells. In this study, we report that compared with normal nasopharyngeal epithelial cells (NPEC), Bmi-1 is overexpressed in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell lines. Importantly, Bmi-1 was also found to be overexpressed in 29 of 75 nasopharyngeal carcinoma tumors (38.7%) by immunohistochemical analysis. In… Expand
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