overexpress

overexpress

(ō″vĕr-ek-spres′)
1. To transcribe and translate more genetic product than normal. The process is a characteristic of cancer cells.
2. To display more antigenic markers on a cell surface than are normally seen.
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EP-100 is a targeted membrane-disrupting peptide designed to seek and destroy cancer cells that overexpress luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) receptors on their surfaces.
To look specifically at the impact on bone loss, the researchers crossed mice bred to overexpress tumor necrosis factor alpha throughout the body with mice that overexpressed GILZ in just their mesenchymal stem cells.
This open-label, multi-dose, single-arm, multi-center Phase I, dose-escalation study is being conducted to define the toxicity profile, maximum tolerated dose, pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity, and potential antitumor activity of MGAH22 in patients with refractory HER2-positive breast cancer and patients with other carcinomas that overexpress HER2 for whom no standard therapy is available.
They estimate that 10% of women with breast cancer overexpress the FGFR1 gene.
The microorganisms produce the desired L-amino acid and overexpress the E.
Future studies will overexpress DNA binding, non DNA binding, and alanine/aspartate mutant IK isoforms to determine their effect on IK binding.
In tumours that overexpress the HER2 gene, targeted therapy against HER2, including lapatinib and trastuzumab, has proved very fruitful but there are a few options for oestrogen receptor-negative HER2-negative breast cancer.
Regular aspirin use for at least 10 years appears to reduce the risk of colorectal cancers that overexpress cyclooxygenase-2, Dr.
GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that the FDA has approved TYKERB[R] (lapatinib), in combination with Xeloda[R] (capecitabine), for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer whose tumors overexpress HER2 and who have received prior therapy including an anthracycline, a taxane, and trastuzumab.
Rabinovitch of the University of Washington in Seattle and his colleagues genetically engineered mice to overexpress a gene responsible for making the antioxidant called catalase.
The investigators also intend to construct derivatives of Lactobacillus helveticus CNRZ32 that overexpress specific esterase activity.
17) In the absence of previous reports of p53 gene mutation, we hypothesized that p53 gene alterations associated with p53 protein overexpression in these BM failure disorders may correlate with cell stress and DNA damage, and that diseases with closely similar risk values for acute leukemia may overexpress p53 protein with a comparable prevalence.