Published in Cancer Weekly, January 13th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "Our previous studies have shown that insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2 (IGFBP-2) is frequently overexpressed in the highly invasive glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). By using a yeast two-hybrid system, we identified a gene, invasion inhibitory protein 45 (IIp45), whose protein product bound to IGFBP-2 through the thyroglobulin-RGD region of the C terminus of IGFBP-2. The IIp45 gene is located on chromosome 1p36 and has nine exons."
"The IIp45 protein has three...
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