CD44 and cancer stem cells study lead author Dr. Fariz Nurwidya with his family
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The role of CD44 in the regulation of cancer stem cells

April 27, 2017 0

It is becoming clear that tumor consists of heterogeneous cells. These cells are different one to another in terms of their capacity to proliferate and to survive against cancer therapy, such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and […]

Dr. Tatsuo Tomita, principal investigator and author, is affiliated with Departments of Integrative Bioscience and Pathology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
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Apoptosis of pancreatic β-cells in Type 1 diabetes

April 17, 2017 0

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) results from autoimmune destruction of pancreatic β-cells after an asymptomatic period over years. Insulitis activates antigen presenting cells, which trigger activating CD4+ helper-T cells, releasing chemokines/cytokines. Cytokines activate CD8+ cytotoxic–T […]