Neuropilin-1 promotes unlimited growth of ovarian cancer by evading contact inhibition.

@article{Baba2007Neuropilin1PU,
  title={Neuropilin-1 promotes unlimited growth of ovarian cancer by evading contact inhibition.},
  author={Tsukasa Baba and Masatoshi Kariya and Toshihiro Higuchi and Masaki Mandai and Noriomi Matsumura and Eiji Kondoh and Masanori Miyanishi and Ken Fukuhara and Kenji Takakura and Shingo Fujii},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={703-11}
}
OBJECTIVE Neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) is a receptor for both semaphorin and vascular endothelial growth factor and is up-regulated in a variety of human cancers. While there are some reports of NRP-1 expression in ovarian neoplasm, those results differ in pattern of its expression and its role in ovarian cancer is still unclear. We sought to investigate the… CONTINUE READING