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Genetic variants in the metzincin metallopeptidase family genes predict melanoma survival.
(Molecular carcinogenesis, 2018-01)
Metzincins are key molecules in the degradation of the extracellular matrix and play an important role in cellular processes such as cell migration, adhesion, and cell fusion of malignant tumors, including cutaneous melanoma ...
Genetic variants in the platelet-derived growth factor subunit B gene associated with pancreatic cancer risk.
(International journal of cancer, 2018-04)
The platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) signaling pathway plays important roles in development and progression of human cancers. In our study, we aimed to identify genetic variants of the PDGF pathway genes associated ...
Novel genetic variants in the P38MAPK pathway gene ZAK and susceptibility to lung cancer.
(Molecular carcinogenesis, 2018-02)
The P38MAPK pathway participates in regulating cell cycle, inflammation, development, cell death, cell differentiation, and tumorigenesis. Genetic variants of some genes in the P38MAPK pathway are reportedly associated with ...
Genetic variants in RORA and DNMT1 associated with cutaneous melanoma survival.
(International journal of cancer, 2018-06)
Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is considered as a steroid hormone-related malignancy. However, few studies have evaluated the roles of genetic variants encoding steroid hormone receptor genes and their related regulators (SHR-related ...
A TGF-β1 genetic variant at the miRNA187 binding site significantly modifies risk of HPV16-associated oropharyngeal cancer.
(International journal of cancer, 2018-09)
TGF-β1rs1982073 polymorphism at the miRNA-187 binding site may alter TGF-β1 expression and function, and thereby this polymorphism (genotype CT/CC) increases cancer susceptibility. HPV16 L1 seropositivity is associated with ...