in A Dictionary of Biomedicine
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 26 words.
A type of *apoptosis seen in normal epithelial and endothelial cells that have become separated from the extracellular matrix
in The Journal of Biochemistry
August 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2288 words.
Tumor progression is dependent on tumor angiogenesis. We previously reported that the phenotype of tumor endothelial cells (TECs) is distinct from...
STAT3 induces anoikis resistance, promotes cell invasion and metastatic potential in pancreatic cancer cells
January 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 6585 words.
Tumor cells need to attain anoikis resistance to survive prior to metastasis making it a vital trait of malignancy. The mechanism by which pancreatic cancer cells resist anoikis and...
Fibulin-6 expression and anoikis in human salivary gland epithelial cells: implications in Sjogren's syndrome
in International Immunology
March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Immunology; Biological Sciences. 5169 words.
Important changes in acinar and ductal morphology and function, together with pronounced extracellular matrix (ECM) remodelling, are detectable in the labial salivary glands of Sjögren's...
Cucurbitacin I elicits anoikis sensitization, inhibits cellular invasion and in vivo tumor formation ability of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells
December 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 8201 words.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is an Asian-prevalent head and neck cancer with high invasiveness. Although several important risk factors for NPC development have been identified, there is...
HIF-1 is induced via EGFR activation and mediates resistance to anoikis-like cell death under lipid rafts/caveolae-disrupting stress
December 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 5389 words.
The plasma membrane microdomains, lipid rafts, are involved in regulation of cellular functions such as cell survival and adhesion. Cholesterol is a critical component of lipid rafts in...
December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 6607 words.
Denial of the appropriate cell-matrix interaction in epithelial cells induces apoptosis and is called ‘anoikis’. Cancer cells are resistant to anoikis and it is believed that the resistance...