Published in Blood Weekly, January 6th, 2005
"Syndecan-1 was overexpressed in T47D, MCF-7, or Hs578t human breast carcinoma cell lines, mimicking overexpression observed in carcinomas in vivo. Overexpression of syndecan-1, or its ectodomain alone fused to a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor (GPI-mS1ED), promotes cell rounding in 2D culture.
"Deletions within the syndecan-1 ectodomain (S1ED) implicate an active site within the core protein between the glycosaminoglycan attachment region and the transmembrane domain," scientists in the United States report.
"Polyclonal antibodies directed...
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