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Methylation of HSP70 Orchestrates Its Binding to and Stabilization of BCL2 mRNA and Renders Pancreatic Cancer Cells Resistant to Therapeutics

Methylation of HSP70 Orchestrates Its Binding to and Stabilization of BCL2 mRNA and Renders Pancreatic Cancer Cells Resistant to Therapeutics
Pancreatic cancer is a lethal disease owing to its intrinsic and acquired resistance to therapeutic modalities. The altered balance between pro- and antiapoptosis signals within cancer cells is critical to therapeutic resistance. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying increased antiapoptosis signals remain poorly understood.

In this study, we report that PRMT1 expression is increased in pancreatic cancer tissues and is associated with higher tumor grade, increased aggressiveness, and worse prognosis. Read more . . . 

 


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