3 results for "Pedraza-Arévalo".
Introduction: Splicing is an emerging cancer hallmark influencing multiple tumor cell (dys)functions. We have shown that aberrantly spliced variants of somatostatin receptor subtype 5 (sst5TMD4) and of the pleiotropic neuropeptide ghrelin (in1ghrelin) are linked to poor prognosis in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETs) and may enhance their aggressiveness features.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Prof. Dr. Justo P. Castaño
Introduction: Recent studies have suggested that biguanides and statins have beneficial effects on various cancer types; however, the precise effects and the molecular mechanisms underlying this pathophysiological association are still not well understood in neuroendocrine tumor (NETs).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Aura Dulcinea Herrera-Martínez
Introduction: Extracellular fragments derived from membrane receptors can play relevant functional roles in certain tumoral pathologies and could provide novel diagnostic or therapeutic tools. We have identified a novel truncated somatostatin receptor type 5 variant, sst5TMD4, which is overexpressed and functionally active in different endocrine-related cancers, including neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Interestingly, sst5TMD4 has 4 transmembrane domains and its C-terminal tail is consequently exposed towards the extracellular matrix, and could, therefore, be the substrate for proteolytic enzymes.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Sergio Pedraza-Arévalo