YY1 in the Control of the Pathogenesis and Drug Resistance of Cancer

YY1 in the Control of the Pathogenesis and Drug Resistance of Cancer
Author: Benjamin Bonavida
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2020-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128226366
ISBN 13: 9780128226360
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

YY1 in the Control of the Pathogenesis and Drug Resistance of Cancer Book Review:

YY1 Is Pivotal in the Control of the Pathogenesis and Drug Resistance of Cancer: A Critical Therapeutic Target describes the current state-of-the-art of the transcription factor YY1 that is overexpressed in the majority of cancers and a central factor that regulates all of the major features and characteristics of human cancers. This book emphasizes the biochemical, molecular and genetic underlying mechanisms by which YY1 regulates its pro-cancerous activities. In addition, it also describes the role of YY1 in the regulation of tumor cell resistance to conventional chemo and immunotherapies and the important role of inhibiting YY1 in cancer. This book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists and several members of medical and biomedical field who are interested in understanding further the role of YY1 in cancer. Provides a thorough understanding of the underlying mechanisms by which YY1 regulates cancer cell phenotype and unique characteristics Discusses the novel mechanisms of YY1 regulation of tumor cell resistance and means to overcome resistance Encompasses new examples of newly developed non-toxic and selective inhibitors targeting YY1

Prognostic and Therapeutic Applications of Rkip in Cancer

Prognostic and Therapeutic Applications of Rkip in Cancer
Author: Benjamin Bonavida,Stavroula Baritaki
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2020-03-02
ISBN 10: 0128196122
ISBN 13: 9780128196120
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prognostic and Therapeutic Applications of Rkip in Cancer Book Review:

Prognostic and Therapeutic Applications of RKIP in Cancer provides updated reviews on the chemistry, signaling, pre-clinical and clinical activities, and role of RKIP expression levels for diagnostics, prognosis and potential interventions. The development of novel compounds and conjugates that selectively induce RKIP expression in cancer open a novel era of new therapeutics and their potential in the treatment of highly resistant cancers and metastases. Edited and written by internationally renowned experts in the field of novel therapeutics for cancer, this book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, medical scientists, clinicians, clinical pharmacologists, and graduate students. Provides an update from experts in the field on diagnostics, prognostics and therapeutics Brings a clear overview of recent findings and references, as well as summaries, significant molecular pathways, and conclusions in each chapter Provides a general introductory chapter on contributions in the field and a chapter summary, with synthesized findings and a projection of future goals

Nitric Oxide and Cancer Pathogenesis and Therapy

Nitric Oxide and Cancer  Pathogenesis and Therapy
Author: Benjamin Bonavida
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2015-05-12
ISBN 10: 3319136119
ISBN 13: 9783319136110
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nitric Oxide and Cancer Pathogenesis and Therapy Book Review:

Advances in Nitric Oxide and Cancer is a volume that serves to give the latest research on nitric oxide (NO) and cancer. More specifically, the volume reviews significant advances in the application of NO-mediated drugs. The volume explores nitric oxide and its relationship to cancer spanning from its roles in the pathogenesis, prognosis, gene and protein modifications, regulation of resistance to cytotoxics, and therapeutic applications. With chapters written by leading experts, the volume addresses the burgeoning interest in a rapidly advancing field and provides a valuable resource to scientists who have initiated research as well as clinical investigations in their laboratories on the various roles of NO and cancer.

Sensitization of Cancer Cells for Chemo Immuno Radio therapy

Sensitization of Cancer Cells for Chemo Immuno Radio therapy
Author: Benjamin Bonavida
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2008-07-31
ISBN 10: 9781597454742
ISBN 13: 1597454745
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sensitization of Cancer Cells for Chemo Immuno Radio therapy Book Review:

This book reviews novel approaches developed to reverse tumor cell resistance to chemo/immuno/radio-therapy and the use of various sensitizing agents in combination with various cytotoxics. It also introduces several current approaches developed by established investigators that are aimed at overcoming resistance. This is the first volume to compile studies on tumor cell sensitization. It will prove useful for students, scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies.

Cancer Metastasis

Cancer Metastasis
Author: Yasemin Basbinar,Gizem Calibasi Kocal
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2018-12-05
ISBN 10: 1789846323
ISBN 13: 9781789846324
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cancer Metastasis Book Review:

Metastasis of cancer cells from primary tumor site to secondary locations is considered a late event in multistep tumorigenesis, and causes most cancer-related mortality. The process from the spreading of cancer cells to the seeding of newly formed tumor colonizations is governed by sequential events, including local invasion, intravasation into stroma and blood vessels, survival in circulation, extravasation, and colonization at secondary tumor sites. Cancer research provides information on the fate of metastatic cancer cells in each sequential movement or heterogeneous tumor microenvironment. However, the complexity of this mechanism remains the most stringent concept of cancer management. This book provides information for cancer researchers on metastatic phenotypes of cancer cells, and diverse promoting factors and molecular mechanisms of metastasis.

Molecular Therapies of Cancer

Molecular Therapies of Cancer
Author: Georg F. Weber
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2015-07-22
ISBN 10: 3319132784
ISBN 13: 9783319132785
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Molecular Therapies of Cancer Book Review:

Molecular Therapies of Cancer comprehensively covers the molecular mechanisms of anti-cancer drug actions in a comparably systematic fashion. While there is currently available a great deal of literature on anti-cancer drugs, books on the subject are often concoctions of invited review articles superficially connected to one another. There is a lack of comprehensive and systematic text on the topic of molecular therapies in cancer. A further deficit in the relevant literature is a progressive sub-specialization that typically limits textbooks on cancer drugs to cover either pharmacology or medicinal chemistry or signal transduction, rather than explaining molecular drug actions across all those areas; Molecular Therapies of Cancer fills this void. The book is divided into five sections: 1. Molecular Targeting of Cancer Cells; 2. Emerging and Alternative Treatment Modalities; 3. Molecular Targeting of Tumor-Host Interactions; 4. Anti-Cancer Drug Pharmacokinetics; and 5. Supportive Therapies.

Colitis Associated Cancer

Colitis Associated Cancer
Author: Masato Kusunoki
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2015-10-01
ISBN 10: 4431555226
ISBN 13: 9784431555223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Colitis Associated Cancer Book Review:

As the number of patients with colitis-associated cancer (CAC) is on the increase, the purpose of this book is to review the latest topics concerning management of the disease. In recent years, the diagnostic power of endoscopy and molecular pathology has also grown tremendously, as a result of which they now have a far greater influence on the treatment of CAC. At the moment, appropriate monitoring programs for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease remain uncertain. At the same time, the latest findings on DNA methylation and microRNAs hold the promise of making revolutionary changes in these areas. Moreover, recent drug advances in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases have changed surgical indications. On the other hand, the indication of mucosectomy on colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis and prophylactic abdominoperineal resection for Crohn’s disease remain controversial. This book provides the latest information on the remaining issues of CAC from the point of view of expert surgeons.

MicroRNAs in Development

MicroRNAs in Development
Author: Eran Hornstein
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 301
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0123870380
ISBN 13: 9780123870384
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

MicroRNAs in Development Book Review:

This new volume in the Current topics in Developmental Biology series concentrates on MicroRNAs in Development. It includes chapters on such topics as miRNA networks in neuronal development, let-7 in development, and Hox networks and miRNA. With an international team of authors, this volume is a must-have addition for researchers and students alike. Concentrates on microRNAs in development Includes chapters on such topics as miRNA networks in neuronal development, let-7 in development, and Hox networks and miRNA With an international team of authors, this volume is a must-have addition for researchers and students alike

Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy

Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy
Author: Herbert B. Newton
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 586
Release: 2005-12-19
ISBN 10: 9780080455938
ISBN 13: 008045593X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy Book Review:

Treatment of patients with a brain tumor remains one of the most challenging and difficult areas of modern oncology. Recent advances in the molecular biology of these neoplasms have improved our understanding of the malignant phenotype and have lead to the development of novel forms of chemotherapy, including “targeted agents. The Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy reviews the state-of-the-art of chemotherapy development and clinical treatment of patients with this devastating disease. Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy offers a unique cutting-edge compendium of basic science and clinical information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy, reviewing what has been accomplished thus far and how the field will continue to evolve with the development of more specific and efficacious chemotherapeutic agents. This book represents the most complete single-volume resource available for information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy. Provides the most up to date information regarding conventional forms of cytotoxic chemotherapy, as well as the basic science and clinical application of molecular therapeutics, for the treatment of brain tumors Broadly appeals to anyone interested in the field of Neuro-Oncology and in the treatment of patients with brain tumors Useful to clinicians interested in a thorough overview of the use of chemotherapy in patients with a broad range of brain tumors as well as serving as a source of background information to basic scientists and pharmaceutical researchers with an interest in the molecular therapeutics of brain tumors

Regulation of Cytokine Gene Expression in Immunity and Diseases

Regulation of Cytokine Gene Expression in Immunity and Diseases
Author: Xiaojing Ma
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2016-10-12
ISBN 10: 9402409211
ISBN 13: 9789402409215
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Regulation of Cytokine Gene Expression in Immunity and Diseases Book Review:

This book explores the major cytokines, such as IL-1 and IFN-γ, with respect to the regulation of their gene expression and protein production in specific immune cell types. It discusses both healthy physiological settings and in pathological situations in which the expression of some cytokines could be dysregulated, resulting in either immunodeficiency or exacerbated inflammatory sequelae in animal models as well as in human patients. Cytokines are important regulators of immune responses that require the highly coordinated participation and communication of multiple cell types. The expression of cytokines by various producer cell types is therefore carefully regulated in response to environmental cues at multiple levels: transcription, translation and posttranslational modification. Presenting cutting-edge advances in our understanding of the regulation of cytokine expression, this book is a valuable resource for anyone involved or interested in immune regulation.

Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins

Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins
Author: Joel P. Mackay,David J. Segal
Publsiher: Humana Press
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2010-08-09
ISBN 10: 9781607617525
ISBN 13: 1607617528
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins Book Review:

Among the many types of DNA binding domains, C2H2 zinc finger proteins (ZFPs) have proven to be the most malleable for creating custom DNA-binding proteins. In Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers from some of the most active laboratories in this field present detailed methods, guidance, and perspectives. The volume contains sections covering the engineering of ZFPs, methods for the creation, evaluation, and delivery of artificial transcription factors (ATFs), methods for the creation and evaluation of zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), and a collection of the several applications and assays beyond ATFs and ZFNs, including zinc finger transposases and ChIP-seq methodology amongst other subjects. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular BiologyTM series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Engineered Zinc Finger Proteins: Methods and Protocols aims to aid both seasoned practitioners and new investigators with its vital methods and insights as they seek to create the next generation of engineered ZFPs and applications.

Current Advances in Osteosarcoma

Current Advances in Osteosarcoma
Author: Eugenie S. Kleinerman, M.D.
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 359
Release: 2014-06-12
ISBN 10: 3319048430
ISBN 13: 9783319048437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Advances in Osteosarcoma Book Review:

Current Advances in Osteosarcoma edited by Dr. Eugenie S. Kleinerman summarizes molecular and genetic characteristics, new therapeutic ideas, and biological characteristics that have been uncovered in the past 10 years. Osteosarcoma is an aggressive malignant neoplasm and it is also the most common histological form of bone cancer. It accounts for approximately 56% of new bone tumors, making it the most primary malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents. The lungs are the most common site of metastases and once osteosarcoma spreads to the lungs, it is very difficult to treat. To improve the outcome of this disease, the biology of osteosarcoma needs to be better understood. There are numerous investigators around the world who have made seminal discoveries about the important molecular pathways and genetic alterations that contribute to the development and metastases of osteosarcoma. Other investigators have proposed novel therapeutic strategies including some based on the molecular and genetic phenotype of the disease. Current Advances in Osteosarcoma summarizes all of these new discoveries in one singular text, which will help move the field forward.

Melanoma Development

Melanoma Development
Author: Anja K. Bosserhoff
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 447
Release: 2017-01-20
ISBN 10: 3319413198
ISBN 13: 9783319413198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Melanoma Development Book Review:

This book focuses on malignant melanoma, discussing the current state of scientific knowledge and providing insights into the underlying basic mechanisms, the molecular changes, genetics and genomics. Human Melanoma is a dangerous type of skin cancer affecting an increasing population, and a better understanding of its development will help in finding sophisticated targeted therapies. The second revised edition features the latest research findings and offers updates on the latest advances and potential novel melanoma therapies. It is a valuable resource for researchers and clinicians working in the fields of melanoma, cancer research and therapy as well as dermatology.

Resistance to Photodynamic Therapy in Cancer

Resistance to Photodynamic Therapy in Cancer
Author: Valentina Rapozzi,Giulio Jori
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2014-12-11
ISBN 10: 3319127306
ISBN 13: 9783319127309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Resistance to Photodynamic Therapy in Cancer Book Review:

This volume provides a comprehensive review of resistance induced by photodynamic therapy (PDT) in tumor cells. Understanding the underlying mechanisms in this process leads to the improvement of therapeutic modality, in combination with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiotherapy. Photodynamic therapy is a minimally invasive therapeutic procedure that can exert a selective or preferential cytotoxic activity toward malignant cells. The procedure involves administration of an intrinsically non-toxic photosensitizing agent (PS) followed by irradiation at a wavelength corresponding to a visible absorption band of the sensitizer. In the presence of oxygen, a series of events lead to direct tumor cell death, damage to the microvasculature, and induction of a local inflammatory reaction. Studies reveal that PDT can be curative, particularly in early stage tumors and this volume explores the potential of PDT, but also reveals strategic approaches to overcome resistance in tumor cells.

Nutrition and Skeletal Muscle

Nutrition and Skeletal Muscle
Author: Stéphane Walrand
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2018-10-24
ISBN 10: 0128104104
ISBN 13: 9780128104101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutrition and Skeletal Muscle Book Review:

Nutrition and Skeletal Muscle provides coverage of the evidence of dietary components that have proven beneficial for bettering adverse changes in skeletal muscle from disuse and aging. Skeletal muscle is the largest tissue in the body, providing elements of contraction and locomotion and acting as an important contributor to whole body protein and amino metabolism, glucose disposal and lipid metabolism. However, muscle loss, atrophy or weakness can occur when there are metabolic imbalances, disuse or aging. This book addresses the topic by providing insight and research from international leaders, making it the go-to reference for those in skeletal muscle physiology. Provides an understanding of the crucial role of skeletal muscle in global metabolic homeostasis regulation Delivers the information needed to understand the utilization of crucial supplements for the preservation of skeletal muscle Presents insights on research from international leaders in the field

Medical Epigenetics

Medical Epigenetics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 970
Release: 2021-08-27
ISBN 10: 0128243260
ISBN 13: 9780128243268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Epigenetics Book Review:

Medical Epigenetics, Second Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics in health management, across a broad spectrum of disease categories and specialties, and with a focus on human systems, epigenetic diseases that affect these systems, and evolving modes of epigenetic-based treatment. Here, more than 40 leading researchers examine how each human system is affected by epigenetic maladies, offering an all-in-one resource on medical epigenetics not only for those directly involved with health care, but investigators in life sciences, biotech companies, graduate students, and others who are interested in applied aspects of epigenetics. Incorporating both diagnostic and prognostic epigenetic approaches, this volume also fully supports the application of epigenetics in precision medicine. This second edition of Medical Epigenetics, a volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, has been fully revised to address recent advances in disease epigenetics and role of epigenetics in precision medicine, with all-new chapters on skin cancer epigenetics, network analysis in medical epigenetics, machine learning in epigenetic diseases, and clinical trials of epigenetics drugs. Features chapters from leading researchers and clinicians dedicated to the burgeoning role of epigenetics in medical practice Covers emerging topics, including twin epigenetics, as well as epigenetics of gastrointestinal disease, muscle disorders, endocrine disorders, ocular medicine, pediatric diseases, sports medicine, noncoding RNA therapeutics, pain management and regenerative medicine Organized from system disorders to multi-system disorders that involve epigenetic aberrations Examines the role of epigenetics in precision medicine

Resistance of Targeted Therapies Excluding Antibodies for Lymphomas

Resistance of Targeted Therapies Excluding Antibodies for Lymphomas
Author: Andrés J. M. Ferreri
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2018-04-13
ISBN 10: 9783319751832
ISBN 13: 3319751832
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Resistance of Targeted Therapies Excluding Antibodies for Lymphomas Book Review:

In the last decade, the literature on molecular mechanisms and activated pathways in the different lymphoma categories increased exponentially, which was followed by a more diffuse and successful use of targeted therapies. In this book, expert authors revisit the most relevant aspects of these therapies, with special emphasis on molecular mechanisms and clinical effects of resistance. The knowledge of the underlying mechanisms involved in tumor resistance to target therapies is of paramount importance because they will result in a better selection of patients with sensitive disease and the establishment of suitable combinations of drugs that target different molecules and could overcome the established resistance.

Small Molecule Drug Discovery

Small Molecule Drug Discovery
Author: Andrea Trabocchi,Elena Lenci
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2019-11-23
ISBN 10: 0128183500
ISBN 13: 9780128183502
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Small Molecule Drug Discovery Book Review:

Small Molecule Drug Discovery: Methods, Molecules and Applications presents the methods used to identify bioactive small molecules, synthetic strategies and techniques to produce novel chemical entities and small molecule libraries, chemoinformatics to characterize and enumerate chemical libraries, and screening methods, including biophysical techniques, virtual screening and phenotypic screening. The second part of the book gives an overview of privileged cyclic small molecules and major classes of natural product-derived small molecules, including carbohydrate-derived compounds, peptides and peptidomimetics, and alkaloid-inspired compounds. The last section comprises an exciting collection of selected case studies on drug discovery enabled by small molecules in the fields of cancer research, CNS diseases and infectious diseases. The discovery of novel molecular entities capable of specific interactions represents a significant challenge in early drug discovery. Small molecules are low molecular weight organic compounds that include natural products and metabolites, as well as drugs and other xenobiotics. When the biological target is well defined and understood, the rational design of small molecule ligands is possible. Alternatively, small molecule libraries are being used for unbiased assays for complex diseases where a target is unknown or multiple factors contribute to a disease pathology. Outlines modern concepts and synthetic strategies underlying the building of small molecules and their chemical libraries useful for drug discovery Provides modern biophysical methods to screening small molecule libraries, including high-throughput screening, small molecule microarrays, phenotypic screening and chemical genetics Presents the most advanced chemoinformatics tools to characterize the structural features of small molecule libraries in terms of chemical diversity and complexity, also including the application of virtual screening approaches Gives an overview of structural features and classification of natural product-derived small molecules, including carbohydrate derivatives, peptides and peptidomimetics, and alkaloid-inspired small molecules

Toxicoepigenetics

Toxicoepigenetics
Author: Shaun D. McCullough,Dana Dolinoy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2018-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128124342
ISBN 13: 9780128124345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicoepigenetics Book Review:

Toxicoepigenetics: Core Principles and Applications examines the core aspects of epigenetics, including chromatin biology, DNA methylation, and non-coding RNA, as well as fundamental techniques and considerations for studying each of these mechanisms of epigenetic regulation. Although its integration into the field of toxicology is in its infancy, epigenetics have taken center stage in the study of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and neurodegeneration. Increasing the presence of epigenetics in toxicological research allows for a more in-depth understanding of important aspects of toxicology such as the role of the environment and lifestyle influencing the individual susceptibility to these effects and the trans-generational transmission of these health effects and susceptibilities. Methods chapters are included to help improve efficacy and efficiency of protocols in both the laboratory and the classroom. Toxicoepigenetics: Core Principles and Applications is an essential book for researchers and academics using epigenetics in toxicology research and study. Introduces the fundamental principles and practices for understanding the role of the epigenome in toxicology Presents the foundation of epigenetics for toxicologists with a broad range of backgrounds Discusses the incorporation of epigenetics and epigenomics into current toxicological studies and interpretation of epigenetic data in toxicological applications

MicroRNAs in Cancer

MicroRNAs in Cancer
Author: César López-Camarillo,Laurence A. Marchat
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2013-02-22
ISBN 10: 1466576774
ISBN 13: 9781466576773
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

MicroRNAs in Cancer Book Review:

MicroRNA (miRNA) biology is a cutting-edge topic in basic as well as biomedical research. This is a specialized book focusing on the current understanding of the role of miRNAs in the development, progression, invasion, and metastasis of diverse types of cancer. It also reviews their potential for applications in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic targets as well as the potential use in translational medicine. Chapters present comprehensive and expert perspectives on the roles of miRNAs in most common cancers from bench to bedside applications and are written by an international team of renowned experts in the field.