Latest Wnt signaling pathway Stories

2011-05-29 12:00:00

CINCINNATI, May 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists identify in the journal Nature a new molecular pathway used to suppress blood vessel branching in the developing retina - a finding with potential therapeutic value for fighting diseases of the retina and a variety of cancers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Researchers report that myeloid cells, blood cells involved in the immune system, use this molecular pathway to guide blood vessel patterning in...

2011-05-23 21:59:37

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a protein signaling pathway that becomes hyperactivated in human sarcoma cells, suggesting that medications to inhibit this pathway may be effective in the treatment of human sarcomas.

2011-05-17 12:58:06

A team led by developmental biologist Professor Christophe Marcelle has nailed the mechanism that causes stem cells in the embryo to differentiate into specialised cells that form the skeletal muscles of animals’ bodies.

2011-05-16 19:24:39

Most people don't think worms are cool.

2011-05-12 22:18:51

A seldom-studied gene known as notum plays a key role in the planarian's regeneration decision-making process.

2011-04-28 07:30:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells or tumor-initiating cells, today announced that the FDA has accepted an IND filing for OMP-18R5, which allows OncoMed to commence Phase 1 clinical testing.

2011-04-27 01:55:54

Among obese patients, activation of the protein biomarker CTNNB1 was associated with better colorectal cancer-specific survival and overall survival, whereas post-diagnosis physical activity was associated with better colorectal cancer-specific survival among patients negative for CTNNB1.

2011-04-21 07:30:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells, today announced it has expanded its collaboration with Bayer HealthCare. Bayer's U.S.

2011-04-13 21:05:19

Researchers from the Cancer Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified three novel small molecules that interrupt a crucial cellular communication pathway that regulates many aspects of development and cancer.

2011-04-05 21:18:16

Most women are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer - yet few develop the cancer.

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