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cadherin

[kad′hir·en]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of a family of calcium-dependent cell adhesion glycoproteins that play a fundamental role in tissue differentiation and structure.
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The full results of the study, called "Eribulin affects E-cadherin localization consistent with a reversal of the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition" will be presented as a poster (P5-03-09) at the conference on Friday 11 December (17:00-19:00 CST).
Results: As results, E2 and BPA upregulated the protein expression of vimentin, cathepsin D, and MMP-2, but downregulated the protein expression of E-cadherin via ER signaling pathway, suggesting that E2 and BPA promote EMT and cell migration related gene expressions.
CadheRx is developing therapeutic antibodies targeting soluble E-cadherin (sEcad) for the treatment of solid tumors that are resistant to other treatments, particularly Cetuximab and Herceptin resistant epithelial cancers.
We purchased E-cadherin antibody from BD Biosciences (San Jose, CA, USA) and N-cadherin antibody from Upstate (Billerica, MA, USA).
E-cadherin staining was also performed and was negative within the tumor (Figure 4).
36,40) High levels of E-cadherin are important for decreasing cancer-cell invasion and metastasis, (40) as dysfunction of E-cadherin inhibits cell-to-cell communication and was linked with uncontrolled cell growth.
Immunohistochemically, E-cadherin and Pax2 stained positively in oncocytoma areas.
Mutant P53 may activate a network of specific transcription factors and other target genes such as E2F1, GOF, TGFB RAS, C-Myc, NF-kB, 1D4, and E-cadherin that all contribute to accelerate tumor progression, angiogenesis, mobility, extraversion, and invasion.
Sections from the cell block of FNA liver stained with CK7 (1:750 Dako), CK20 (1:200 Leica), cytokeratin AE1/AE3 (1:1000 Dakocytoformation), EMA (1:750 Dako), HMB 45 (1:500 Dako), Melan A (1:200 Dako), S100 (1:4000 Dako), CD30 (1:25 ALS), TTF-1 (1:250, Leica), vimentin (1:4000 Dako), CEA(1:300 Dako), CD10( 1:50 Leica), Hep-par-1 (1:1000 Dako), AMACR (1:300 Dako), E-Cadherin (RTU Leica).
These candidate genes include DAPK (death-associated protein kinase 1), CDH1 [cadherin 1, type 1, E-cadherin (epithelial)], RASSF1 [Ras association (RalGDS/AF-6) domain family member 1], CDKN2A (cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A), FHIT (fragile histidine triad), MGMT (O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase), and RARB (retinoic acid receptor, beta).
In fact, some authors (12,13) have suggested that PLC is a high-grade IDC that had lost E-cadherin expression.
ISLAMABAD -- A University of Colorado Cancer Center study has described for the first time a switch that regulates the production of the protein E-Cadherin, the loss of which is a prerequisite for prostate cancer metastasis.