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1843 results for "neuroendocrine cell".
#110 Slug represents an important regulator of E-cadherin expression in neuroendocrine tumor cells of the pancreas
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas form an inhomogenous group of epithelial neoplasms. They differ from other types of pancreatic cancers by showing an extended survival of patients, which is due to a mostly slow proliferation rate of the tumor. However, some of these neuroendocrine tumors are characterized by an early onset of metastases, which cannot be predicted by any available method. The epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) represents a central part of cell migration and metastasis. During EMT, cells loosen their cellular contacts, leave the tissue, and become migrating single cells. One of the integral compounds of cell adhesion represents the E-cadherin adhesion module, which contains mostly E-cadherin and several catenins. A loss of this adhesion module is associated with tumor progression, migration and metastasis in many types of cancer.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Alexander König
#1183 Establishment of a New Human Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour Cell Line
Introduction: The development of new therapeutic strategies for patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours is impaired by the paucity of suitable pre-clinical models. Although the two available tumour cell lines BON and QGP have a neuroendocrine phenotype, the proliferation rate is too high for a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr Joerg Schrader
Authors: Schrader J, Benten D, Rhotert C, Fahl M, ...
#622 Evaluation of Mucin and Neuroendocrine Expression in Diffuse Gastric Cancer with Signet Ring Cell Morphology
Introduction: A proportion of diffuse gastric carcinoma, according to the Lauren classification system, has signet ring cell morphology. Signet ring cells are characterized by a peripherally placed nucleus and a central amorphous substance, which is reported to be mucin based on Periodic Acid Schiff positivity (PAS). PAS is not a specific staining method for mucin. Neuroendocrine expression has previously been reported in tumor cells in diffuse type gastric cancer.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Øystein Sørdal
#874 The pan-TRK Inhibitor GNF5837 Inhibits Cell Viability and Akt and MAPK Signaling in Human Neuroendocrine GOT1 Tumor Cells
Introduction: The tropomyosin receptor kinase family (TRKA, TRKB, TRKC) effects tumor cell growth in various models. Recent preclinical studies in neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung cell lines have shown that Trk receptors might be a therapeutic target for neuroendocrine neoplasias.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: PD Dr. Christoph Auernhammer
#88 EpCam expression and detection of circulating tumor cells in neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Using the CellSearchTM system, circulating tumor cells (CTCs) can be reproducibly enumerated according to expression of EpCAM and cytokeratins 8, 18 or 19 and the absence of the haemopoietic marker CD45. The number of CTCs detected in 7.5 mls blood has been shown to correlate with prognosis in breast, colon and prostate cancer and can predict response to therapy. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) have not previously been reported to express EpCAM and have not been systematically assessed for presence of CTCs. We have therefore explored the expression of EpCAM in NETs and the detection of NET cells in the circulation.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#198 Novel Insights in Octreotide Effects on Human Neuroendocrine Cell Line CNDT2.5
Introduction: Octreotide, the first synthetic somatostatin analog available for clinical use, efficiently binds somatostatin receptors (SSRs) 2 and 5 and may transduce its effects by using SSRs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Su-Chen Li
Authors: Li S C, Cui T, Martijn C, Öberg K, ...
#422 The Somatostatin Analogue Octreotide Inhibits Growth of Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells by Triggering Janus Faced Proteins
Introduction: Octreotide is a somatostatin analogue, which improves the management of neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients. Octreotide acts through somatostatin receptors (SSTRs). However, the molecular mechanisms leading to successful therapy or curative effects are largely unknown, particularly when SSTRs levels are low or absent.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Su-Chen Li
Authors: Li S C, Martijn C, Cui T, Essaghir A, ...
#867 Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinoma (MANECs): A Rare and Challenging Subgroup of Neuroendocrine Neoplasia
Introduction: Mixed Adenoneuroendocrine Carcinomas (MANECs) are rare entities in which at least 30% of neoplastic cells are neuroendocrine in nature (WHO 2010 classification). They result either from two independent lesions that merge together or are unique lesions with different cell populations intermingled.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Dr Conor Mosli Lynch
#1115 Cancer Stem Cells in Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Cell Line P-STS: Isolation and Molecular Characterisation
Introduction: Cancer stem cells (CSCs) represent a small subpopulation of tumour cells responsible for invasive tumour growth. Even though the presence of CSCs in neuroendocrine tumours is documented, their role in neuroendocrine tumourigenesis and metastasis is not defined as yet.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Florian Kleinegger
#265 A Novel PKCßII Inhibitor Induces Antiproliferative Effects in Human Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells
Introduction: Deregulation of the protein kinase C (PKC) signaling pathway has been implicated in tumor progression.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Maria Chiara Zatelli