Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 25th, 2005
"Expression of the neurotrophin-3 receptor, tyrosine kinase C (TrkC), is associated with favorable prognosis in medulloblastoma patients. This may be due to increased tumor apoptosis induced by TrkC activation," scientists in the United States reported.
"Neurotrophin-3/TrkC-induced apoptosis is inhibited by the mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase (MAPK) pharmacologic antagonists SB203580 and PD98059. In addition to extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK)-1/2, PD98059 also inhibits the more...
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