Tamotsu Takeuchi's research while affiliated with Gifu University and other places

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Background: Micronodular thymic neoplasm with lymphoid stroma (MNT), a subtype of thymic tumor, is histopathologically characterized by micronodular thymic epithelial cell nests with lymphoid stroma. Despite the distinct histopathology of MNT, its pathogenesis remains unclear. Methods: In this study, we aimed to examine a thymic tumor harboring...
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Background: Decision-making and selection of treatment modalities for newly diagnosed prostate cancer (PCa) are often determined by risk stratification using grade group (GG), prostate-specific antigen (PSA), and clinical stage. The discrepancies between needle biopsy (NB) and radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens often occur because of the sampling...
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Background: As mesothelioma generally has an unfavorable prognosis, further advances are needed to improve the outcomes in patients with mesothelioma. In the present study, we generated and characterized a monoclonal antibody that could inhibit mesothelioma cell proliferation in a xenotransplantation mouse model. Methods: We generated monoclonal...
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Background Gastric carcinosarcoma is most frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage when the tumor is generally large with invasion into other organs, lymph node metastasis, and distant metastasis. Standard chemotherapy has not been established, and surgery is the only curative treatment. Here, we present a case of postoperative recurrence of gastr...
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Ovarian tumors include neoplasms derived from somatic cells and germ cells, including teratoma. Sometimes, tumors of the somatic cell type may develop from teratoma, causing diagnostic perturbation. We experienced a case of a tumor composed of several types of tissue in the ovary with a teratoma. When findings of teratoma and somatic tumor coexist...
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Oxidative stress serves an important role in carcinogenesis. The present study investigated the clinical significance of oxidative stress as a prognostic factor for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The participants comprised 55 consecutive patients with DLBCL. A commercially available derivatives of reactive oxygen metabolites (d-ROMs) test k...
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Esophageal cancer rarely grows as an intramural tumor with an intact surface epithelium. A previous report described submucosal tumor-like esophageal cancer that had an overlapping morphological phenotype similar to that of a cutaneous sweat gland tumor. Here, we encountered another case of submucosal esophageal cancer mimicking skin adnexal carcin...
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Objective Preoperative chemotherapy (PC) for colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM) is widely used to improve prognosis, but its clinical benefit has not been fully established. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of PC for synchronous CRLM and the correlation between the histologic response to PC and survival. Summary of Background Data We e...
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Cancer-associated antigens are not only a good marker for monitoring cancer progression but are also useful for molecular target therapy. In this study, we aimed to generate a monoclonal antibody that preferentially reacts with colorectal cancer cells relative to noncancerous gland cells. We prepared antigens composed of HT-29 colorectal cancer cel...
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Approximately 24 cases of cytokeratin-positive interstitial reticulum cell tumors have been reported in English literature. In this paper, we report a case of cytokeratin-positive interstitial reticulum cell tumor that was localized in the parafollicular region of the axillary lymph node and was an incidental finding in a patient with breast cancer...
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The spleen has no epithelial element; thus, primary carcinoma of the spleen is quite rare. We present the case of a patient with serous carcinoma of the spleen. A 76-year-old woman with no significant medical history presented with a huge lesion in the spleen. Except this lesion, clinical examination, including imaging examination, revealed no rema...
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LDLR-related protein 1B (LRP1B) is believed to internalize ligands through receptor-mediated endocytosis. Previous epigenetic and genetic studies have indicated that impaired LRP1B mRNA expression might be related to gastric carcinogenesis. However, expression and prognostic significance of LRP1B protein remain to be elucidated. This study aimed to...
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Overexpression of Cleft Lip and Palate Transmembrane 1-Like (Clptm1L) confers cancer cell survival through the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress survival signaling pathway, while TMEM207 impairs the tumor suppressor function of WW domain containing oxidoreductase (WWOX), which sensitizes cancer cells to ER stress-induced apoptosis. In the present s...
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This study was designed to unravel the pathobiological role of impaired ARID1A expression in gastric carcinogenesis. We examined ARID1A expression immunohistochemically in 98 gastric cancer tissue specimens with regard to the clinicopathological features. Based on the proportion and intensity of ARID1A immunoreactivity at the cancer invasion front,...
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Background Preoperative chemotherapy (PC) for colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM) is widely used to improve prognosis, but its clinical benefit has not been fully established. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of PC for synchronous CRLMs, and to analyze the correlation between histological response to PC and survival. Methods We retrospe...
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Patients with advanced gastric cancer, especially diffuse-type gastric cancer, which is often accompanied by stromal fibrosis, commonly exhibit a poor prognosis. This study was designed to unravel the potential roles of C1q/TNF-related protein 6 (CTRP6) in the fibrotic cancer microenvironment of diffuse-type gastric adenocarcinoma. A total of 49 di...
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Clear cell sarcoma (CCS) affects the deep soft tissues in young adults and is known to have high rates of metastasis, including lymphatic metastasis. In our previous study an xenoplant model of CCS was established, which exhibited local tumor growth, lymphatic metastasis, and distant metastasis in SCID-Beige mice. In the current study, the role of...
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Objectives: JAG2 is one of Notch ligands, which recently appear to exert various carcinogenesis. In the present study, we aimed to unveil the relation of JAG2 expression and clinicopathological features in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Materials and methods: We examined JAG2 expression in OSCC plus adjacent nontumorous epithelia in eight...
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Transmembrane protein 207 (TMEM207) is an important molecule involved in invasiveness of gastric signet ring cell carcinoma. To understand the pathobiological effects of TMEM207, we generated thirteen transgenic mouse lines, designated C57BL/6-Tg (ITF-TMEM207), where mouse TMEM207 is expressed heterotrophically, regulated by the proximal promoter o...
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“Amphicrine” (in Greek, amphi- means “both” or “double”) refers to cells that synchronously exhibit the endocrine and exocrine phenotypes. Gastric amphicrine carcinoma is very rare, and only a few case reports are found in the English literature; thus, its pathobiological features remain unclear. Here, we report a case of amphicrine gastric carcino...
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C1q/tumor necrosis factor-related protein-6 (CTRP6), also known as CTRP6 is identified adiponectin paralog. Although recent studies have revealed that adiponectin has an inhibitory role in carcinogenesis, the role of CTRP6 in carcinogenesis remains unclear. In this study, we found that eukaryotic recombinant CTRP6 protein bound to the cell surface...
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Purpose Cleft palate transmembrane protein 1 (Clptm1) and its paralog protein, Cisplatin resistance-related protein 9 (CRR9) constitute a highly conserved protein family, from Caenorhabditis elegans to Homo sapiens. In the present study, we examined the clinicopathological and biological significance of Clptm1 and CRR9 expression in oral squamous c...
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Cluster of differentiation 151 (CD151) is a potent therapeutic target for regulating tumor metastasis. In the present study, the role of CD151 in clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue was examined using a xenoplanted tumor model, which had high rates of metastasis. A clear cell sarcoma cell line, HS-MM, which was transplanted to the aponeuroses of the...
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LRP1B intracellular domain is released and transported to the nucleus; however, pathological consequences of this nuclear transport are largely unclear. We aimed to unravel the pathobiological significance of nuclear localization of LRP1B intracellular domain in mammary gland carcinogenesis. Immunohistochemical staining using antibodies for LRP1B i...
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% identity of deduced amino acid sequence of human Shisa/Shisa-like family proteins, VOPP1, WBP1, Shisa-like-1, TMEM92, and TMEM207 determined by SIM program, https://web.expasy.org/sim/ with comparison matrix: BLOSUM30, Number of alignments computed: 30, Gap open penalty: 25, and Gap extension penalty: 0.
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Recent findings indicate that the WW domain-containing oxidoreductase (WWOX) is a tumor suppressor protein that contains two N-terminal WW domains and a central short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase domain. WWOX protein mediates multiple signaling networks that suppress carcinogenesis through binding of its first WW domain to various cancer-associate...
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Clear cell sarcoma (CCS) is an aggressive type of soft tissue tumor that is associated with high rates of metastasis. In the present study, we found that CPI-613, which targets tumorous mitochondrial energy metabolism, induced autophagosome formation followed by lysosome fusion in HS-MM CCS cells in vitro. Interestingly, CPI-613 along with chloroqu...
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Supporting information for Fig 3. Full scans of Fig 3J. Original, uncropped, and unadjusted image of agarose gel following electrophoresis with λHINDIII DNA size marker. (TIF)
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Supporting information for Fig 3. A combination of CPI-613 and chloroquine significantly suppressed tumor growth in an orthotropic metastatic tumor model of CCS. A: Intraperitoneal administration of CPI-613 (25 mg/kg) and chloroquine (50 mg/kg) significantly decreased tumor growth at the injection site and reduced the metastasis of HS-MM cells in S...
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Supporting information for Fig 4A. Longest diameter, shortest diameter, and calculated tumor volumes. (XLSX)
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Supporting information for Fig 3. Expression of the EWSR1-ATF1 fusion transcript. Expression of the EWSR1-ATF1 fusion transcript was observed in distant metastasis to the lung (indicated as lung), ascites, and the primary injected site tumor of all five HS-MM transplanted SCID-beige mice (numbered as 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5). Image of agarose gel followi...
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Supporting information for Fig 4B. Total weights of collected, disseminated mesenteric tumor. (XLSX)
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Supporting information for Fig 1. CPI-613 induced autolysosome formation in HS-MM CCS cells. DALGreen passes through the cell membrane of live cells and is incorporated into the autophagosome. After a lysosome fuses with the autophagosome, enhanced incorporated DALGreen fluoresces as the acidity increases, and this was visualized under a confocal f...
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Supporting information for S3A Fig. Tumor volumes of control and CPI613-Chloroquine treated mice. (XLSX)
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Supporting information for S3B Fig. Total weights of collected, disseminated mesenteric tumor. (XLSX)
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Pirarubicin (tetrahydropyranyl adriamycin [THP]) is an anthracyclin with less cardiotoxicity than doxorubicin (DOX). We previously reported the efficacy and safety of R‐THP‐COP consisting of rituximab (R), THP, cyclophosphamide (CPA), vincristine (VCR), and prednisolone (PSL) for diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in phase 2 studies. Here, we pr...
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Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma (PUC), a morphological variant of urothelial carcinoma (UC), is composed of cancer cells that resemble plasma cells, monocytes, or both, and is clinicopathologically distinguished by its aggressive, non-organ-confined features. Here, we present a case of a patient with PUC with early invasion at diagnostic transure...
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This study aimed to investigate the relationship between loss of AT-rich interactive domain-containing protein 1A (ARID1A) expression and the prognosis of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).
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The WW domain-containing oxidoreductase (WWOX) functions as a tumour suppressor in oral carcinogenesis. As aberrant TMEM207 expression may lead to tumour progression by hampering the tumour suppressor function of WWOX in various cancers, we explored the expression and pathobiological properties of TMEM207, focusing on the WWOX-mediated regulation o...
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Background: GP88 (progranulin; PGRN) is a secreted 88kDa glycosylated protein, with important functions, including inflammation and tumorigenesis. We assessed the significance of GP88 expression in survival outcomes of patients with malignant lymphoma (ML). Methods: Serum samples from 254 previously untreated ML patients were examined to measure...
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Although intrabiliary metastasis of carcinoma in the liver is unusual, intraductal and/or intraepithelial spread of cancer cells along intrahepatic bile ducts is now well recognized as hepatic metastasis. However, several clinical and laboratory findings, including images, lead us to differentially diagnose from primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcin...
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Transmembrane protein 207 (TMEM207) is characterized as an important molecule for invasiveness of gastric signet-ring cell carcinoma cells. To clarify the pathobiological effects of TMEM207, we generated 13 transgenic mouse strains, designated C57BL/6-transgenic (Tg) (ITF-TMEM207), where the mouse Tmem207 is ectopically expressed under the proximal...
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Overweight is believed to be associated with colorectal cancer risk. Adipose tissue is loose connective tissue composed of adipocytes. It is now recognized as a major endocrine organ, secreting humoral factors collectively called adipokines. Aberrant hormonal systems consisting of modulated adipokines and their receptors are thought to play a role...
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Recent studies unraveled that AT-rich interactive domain-containing protein 1A (ARID1A), a subunit of the mammary SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex, acts as a tumor suppressor in various cancers. In this study, we first evaluated ARID1A expression by immunohistochemistry in invasive breast cancer tissue specimens and assessed the correlation wit...
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Synovial sarcoma is an aggressive sarcoma with specific reciprocal chromosomal translocation of SS18 (also known as SYT) and SSX genes. In the present study, we aimed to detect the SS18-SSX fusion gene product in routinely processed pathologic synovial sarcoma tissue section. Monoclonal antibodies to peptide QRPYGYDQ-IMPKKPA, which covered the fusi...
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Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase exerts intense immunomodulatory effects due to enzymatic activities that catalyze the breakdown of the essential amino acid l-tryptophan. The activity of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase can be estimated by measuring serum l-kynurenine concentrations. Here, we aimed to determine the role of l-kynurenine as a prognostic factor...
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We have reported the efficacy of the salvage chemotherapy P-IMVP16/CBDCA for patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who had previously received CHOP before the availability of rituximab (R). Here, we confirmed the efficacy of R combined with P-IMVP16/CBDCA as a salvage chemotherapy for patients with DLBCL, who had previously received R...
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Recent research advances highlighted an intestinal goblet cell-produced lectin, intelectin-1 (also known as omentin-1), as a tumor suppressor. One study indicated that downregulation of intelectin- 1 may be related to the unfavorable prognosis among patients with colorectal carcinoma at an advanced stage. The present study was aimed at analyzing th...
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Sarcopenia reportedly predicts poor outcomes in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). However, because previous studies only involved elderly patients, it is difficult to generalize these results to all patients with DLBCL. We retrospectively analyzed 207 patients with DLBCL who received the R-CHOP or R-THP-COP regimen betwee...
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The CHOP regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin (DOX), vincristine and prednisolone has been the most used regimen for peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS). Pirarubicin [tetrahydropyranyladriamycin (THP)], a derivative of DOX, is an anthracycline with reportedly less cardiotoxicity than DOX. Here, we confirmed...
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We examined the pathobiological properties of beclin-1, which is a key regulator of autophagosome formation in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast, with a particular focus on the cancer microenvironment. Immunohistochemistry demonstrated that cancer cells and stromal mesenchymal cells expressed beclin-1 in 68 and 38 of 115 invasive ductal cance...
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A recent global gene expression profiling study unexpectedly showed that activated oncogenic NRAS may recruit neural precursor cell expressed, developmentally downregulated 4L (Nedd4L; a human homologue of Nedd4-2) in cultured melanoma cells. However, whether Nedd4L was expressed in melanoma tissues or participated in melanoma carcinogenesis remain...
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Zfp191 represses differentiation and keeps various cells in the stem/progenitor stage. Here, we report that a Zfp191 homolog protein, ZNF396, is expressed in basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and possibly represses the expression of a Notch system effector molecule, Hes1 (hairy and enhancer of split-1), and prevents BCC cells from undergoing Notch-mediate...
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Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a unique subtype of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma characterized by chromosomal translocation t(11;14)(q13;q32), positive CD5, and nuclear cyclin D1 overexpression with unfavorable prognosis. We report herein a case of MCL in a 73-year-old male diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (ileal tumor) at another hospit...
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p53 gene mutations are frequently identified in ovarian cancer tissue. The aim of this study was to investigate whether wild type or mutated genomic DNA can be identified in ovarian cystic fluid specimens. Forty-eight Japanese patients with cystic ovarian tumors (30 benign cysts, 8 borderline malignant tumors, and 10 cancers) were investigated. Cys...
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A negative regulator of the nuclear factor (NF)-κB pathway, A20 (TNFAIP3), is inactivated in several types of lymphomas; particularly in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, and extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue. These findings suggest that the NF-κB activation is related to A...
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It is known that after transurethral resection of the prostate (TUR-P) or a bladder tumor (TUR-BT), necrotizing granuloma formation associated with massive eosinophil accumulation can be detected at the site of the scar, revealing marked eosinophilia. This condition is called post-TUR prostatitis or cystitis. In the present study, we noticed a simi...
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Progressively transformed germinal centers is a benign condition of unknown pathogenesis characterized by a distinctive variant form of reactive follicular hyperplasia in lymph nodes. We recently reported Ig G4-related disease in progressively transformed germinal centers. However, no large case series has been reported and clinicopathologic findin...
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Using the PCR-based subtractive messenger RNA hybridization assay described in this paper, we isolated a hitherto uncharacterized gene, transmembrane protein 207 (TMEM207), which was selectively expressed in collagen gel-invading cultured signet-ring cell carcinoma KATO-III cells. TMEM207 has a C-terminal proline-rich PPxY motif, which binds to the...
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Lobular pregnancy-like hyperplasia (PLH) merged with cystic hypersecretory hyperplasia (CHH), designated PLH/CHH, is a rare multicystic breast lesion. A previous report has described the high rate of coexistent ductal carcinoma in situ in PLH/CHH; however, a PLH/CHH study involving a larger number of cases is necessary to unravel the clinical signi...
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The purpose of the present study was to examine the pathobiological properties of a matrix metalloproteinase, MMP-11 (also known as stromelysin-3), in the carcinogenesis of lobular carcinoma of the breast. Immunohistochemical staining demonstrated immunoreactivity with specific antibody to MMP-11 in 16 of 30 lobular carcinoma cells, but not in the...
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Recent studies have revealed that the adiponectin-associated protein belonging to the C1qTNF family mediates various biological processes. However, the pathobiological property of C1qTNF6 in carcinogenesis remains unclear. Here, we investigated the expression status of C1qTNF6 in human hepatocellular carcinomas and subsequently attempted to determi...
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The transcription factor CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP) beta is known to be a mediator of cellular transformation and tumorigenesis in human colon, breast and ovary cancer. In this study, we focused on C/EBPbeta and its potential role in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Immunohistochemical staining of 60 human NSCLC samples (adeno- (31),...
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The aim of this study was to examine whether Nedd4L (neural precursor cell expressed, developmentally down-regulated 4-like) participated in gallbladder carcinogenesis. We first immunohistochemically examined the expression of Nedd4L in various gallbladder tissue specimens. Weak immunoreactivity to Nedd4L-specific antibody was observed in normal or...
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Angiosarcoma involving the serous membrane may mimic mesothelioma; therefore, the term "pseudomesotheliomatous angiosarcoma" has been suggested for this entity. However, the pathogenesis of pseudomesotheliomatous angiosarcoma remains unclear. Here, we report an autopsy case of splenic angiosarcoma, which systemically metastasized to the serous memb...
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T-cadherin is believed to act against carcinogenesis in various tissues; however, its tumor-suppressor mechanism remains largely unclear. Using subtractive mRNA hybridization and immunoblotting, the present study identified several cancer-associated molecules whose expression was modified by T-cadherin in gallbladder cancer cells. Restoration of T-...
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The authors report a case showing proliferation of KIT- and connexin 43-expressing mesenchymal cells of the urinary bladder. A 75-year-old woman had an ulcerated endophytic mass (size, approximately 2 × 2 cm) in the left posterolateral wall. She underwent transurethral resection and subsequent partial cystectomy. The suburothelial mass extended to...
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This study explored the levels of Aurora B, a key regulator of mitosis, in 71 lymph nodes and tumor specimens excised operatively from individuals with various types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHLs). Immunohistochemical examination found that diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (10/21, 48%) and Burkitt lymphoma (BL) (6/7, 86%) cells highly (percentage of p...
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IgG4-related disease sometimes involves regional and/or systemic lymph nodes, and often clinically and/or histologically mimics multicentric Castleman's disease or malignant lymphoma. In this study, we examined clinical and pathologic findings of nine patients with systemic IgG4-related lymphadenopathy. None of these cases were associated with huma...
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Here, we report that the transcriptional regulator Zeb1 repressed the transcription of T-cadherin, to increase the invasive activity of gallbladder cancer cells. Zeb1 physically bound to the promoter of T-cadherin, repressed promoter activity in E-box-like sequence-dependent fashion, and suppressed T-cadherin expression. In gallbladder cancer tissu...
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Aurora B kinase is one of the key regulators of mitosis and has been reported to be over-expressed in a various malignancies including acute myelogenous leukemia; however, expression of Aurora B in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and its role in lymphoma genesis remain to be fully elucidated. This study explored the levels of Aurora B in seventy four...
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To investigate menstrual cycle changes in expression by eutopic endometrium of a nonclassic human leukocyte antigen, HLA-G, which binds to the killer immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) 2DL4 (CD158d) on natural killer (NK) cells. Such antigens have been linked to endometriosis. Case-control study. University hospital. We examined 20 Japanese women u...