Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, January 15th, 2004
"Survivin plays an important role in cancer development. We aim to show here that suppression of survivin expression or function by antisense and dominant-negative (DN) mutant can inhibit gastric cancer carcinogenesis and angiogenesis in vivo. Plasmid constructs expressing survivin antisense and DN mutant replacing the cysteine residue at amino acid 84 with alanine (Cys84Ala) were prepared and introduced into BCG-823 and MKN-45 gastric cancer cells to establish stable transfectants," scientists in the Peoples Republic of China report.
"We showed that both antisense and DN mutant stable...
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