Published in Cancer Weekly, March 18th, 2003
According to a study from Japan, "the signaling pathway of Rho and Rho-associated coiled-coil forming protein kinase (ROCK) is involved in tumor metastasis. In the present study, we investigated the suppressive effect of a novel inhibitor of ROCK, Wf-536 [(+)-(R)-4-(1-Aminoethy1)-N-(4-pyridyl) benzamide monohydrochloride], on spontaneous tumor metastasis in vivo and analyzed its action on tumor cell motility and angiogenesis to clarify its action mechanism."
"Wf-536 (0.3-3 mg/kg/day) was found to inhibit Lewis lung carcinoma (LLC) metastasis and LLC-induced angiogenesis in...
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