Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 4th, 2005
"Dysregulation of apoptosis may support tumorigenesis by allowing cells to live beyond their normally intended life span. The various receptors for tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) are located on chromosome 8p21.2, a region frequently deleted in ovarian cancer," scientists in Austria report.
"Lack of expression of TRAIL receptor 1 (death receptor 4, DR4) correlates with resistance to TRAIL-induced apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells. Reconstitution of DR4 in the TRAIL-resistant A2780 ovarian cancer cell line was investigated with the demethylating...
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