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#780 Epigenetic Regulation of Endogenous Somatostatin Expression in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin (SST) can regulate hormone secretion and cell proliferation in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). SST expression levels in NETs likely differ between patients. DNA methylation inhibits gene transcription and can be reversed by the demethylating drug 5-aza-2-deoxycytidine (AZA).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MSc Marije J. Veenstra
#976 Upregulation of Somatostatin Receptor Type 2 Expression in Neuroendocrine Tumors by Epigenetic Modulation
Introduction: The somatostatin receptor type 2 (sst2) is a target for treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). However, epigenetic mechanisms might account for the high variability in sst2 expression and treatment response between patients.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: MSc Marije J Veenstra
Keywords: GEP-NET, sst2, epigenetics
#1097 Epigenetic Manipulation of the Somatostatin Receptor Type 2 in Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells
Introduction: The somatostatin receptor type 2 (sst2) is a target for treatment in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET). However, variability in tumoral sst2 expression might lead to variability in response. Epidrugs could increase sst2 levels and improve response to somatostatin analogues (SSA).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Marije Jildau Veenstra
Keywords: NET, sst2, epidrug, signaling
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