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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4913, 2020 10 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33004813

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Reprograming of proline metabolism is critical for tumor growth. Here we show that PINCH-1 is highly expressed in lung adenocarcinoma and promotes proline synthesis through regulation of mitochondrial dynamics. Knockout (KO) of PINCH-1 increases dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1) expression and mitochondrial fragmentation, which suppresses kindlin-2 mitochondrial translocation and interaction with pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase 1 (PYCR1), resulting in inhibition of proline synthesis and cell proliferation. Depletion of DRP1 reverses PINCH-1 deficiency-induced defects on mitochondrial dynamics, proline synthesis and cell proliferation. Furthermore, overexpression of PYCR1 in PINCH-1 KO cells restores proline synthesis and cell proliferation, and suppresses DRP1 expression and mitochondrial fragmentation. Finally, ablation of PINCH-1 from lung adenocarcinoma in mouse increases DRP1 expression and inhibits PYCR1 expression, proline synthesis, fibrosis and tumor growth. Our results identify a signaling axis consisting of PINCH-1, DRP1 and PYCR1 that regulates mitochondrial dynamics and proline synthesis, and suggest an attractive strategy for alleviation of tumor growth.


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Proteínas Adaptadoras de Transdução de Sinal/metabolismo , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/patologia , Proteínas com Domínio LIM/metabolismo , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Proteínas de Membrana/metabolismo , Células A549 , Proteínas Adaptadoras de Transdução de Sinal/genética , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/genética , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/mortalidade , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Animais , Proliferação de Células/genética , Proteínas do Citoesqueleto/metabolismo , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Dinaminas/metabolismo , Feminino , Técnicas de Inativação de Genes , Humanos , Proteínas com Domínio LIM/genética , Pulmão/citologia , Pulmão/patologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Masculino , Proteínas de Membrana/genética , Camundongos , Camundongos Transgênicos , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mitocôndrias/metabolismo , Dinâmica Mitocondrial , Proteínas Musculares/metabolismo , Proteínas de Neoplasias/metabolismo , Prolina/biossíntese , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas p21(ras)/genética , Pirrolina Carboxilato Redutases/metabolismo , Análise de Sobrevida
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(40): e21965, 2020 Oct 02.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33019389

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BACKGROUND: The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status related to the treatment approach for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of peripheral blood circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in EGFR mutated advanced NSCLC patients. METHOD: The related database was systematically searched with keywords until January 19, 2020. Studies contained the histopathological and cytological advanced NSCLC samples were included, and the diagnostic data were recorded for calculating sensitivity and specificity. I statistics were used for detecting heterogeneity across studies, and the meta-regression was performed to seek the source of heterogeneity. RESULT: A total of 32 studies with 4527 advanced NSCLC patients were included in our meta-analysis. Among them, 87% of the patients were diagnosed as stage IV. The pooled sensitivity of peripheral blood ctDNA was 0.70 (95% CI: 0.63-0.75, I = 81.76) and the pooled specificity was 0.98 (95% CI: 0.96-0.99, I = 88.33). The meta-regression showed that the prospective study design and the ARMS detection method were the main source of heterogeneity for sensitivity (P < .05), and the publication country (Asia or non-Asia) was the main source of heterogeneity for specificity (P < .01). CONCLUSION: ctDNA biopsy has high specificity and diagnostic accuracy in detection of EGFR mutation in advanced NSCLC patients. When the ctDNA gene test result is negative, we should fully consider the risk of missed diagnosis, and further tissue biopsy is still needed to undertake.


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Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , DNA Tumoral Circulante/sangue , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Biomarcadores/sangue , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/sangue , Receptores ErbB/sangue , Feminino , Testes Genéticos , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/sangue , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mutação , Estudos Prospectivos , Sensibilidade e Especificidade
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Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban ; 45(8): 886-891, 2020 Aug 28.
Artigo em Inglês, Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33053528

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OBJECTIVES: To explore the relationship between long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) long stress-induced noncoding transcript 5 (LSINCT5) and erotinib resistance to lung cancer cells and the potential mechanisms. METHODS: Human lung cancer cell line A549, H520, H358, H1299, SPCA1, and PC9 were collected and cultured. Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutant lung cancer cell line PC9 was divided into a control group, a resistance group, a interference group I and II. The control group was treated with dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) for 10 weeks and then was transfected with control target sequence expression vector. The resistant group was treated with erlotinib at gradient concentration (0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.8, and 1.6 µmol/L, respectively) for 2 weeks and then transfected with control target sequence expression vector. Interference group I and II were treated with erlotinib at gradient concentration (0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.8, and 1.6 µmol/L, respectively) for 2 weeks and then transfected with the shRNA targeting expression vectors 1 and 2. 50% inhibitory concentration (IC50) of erlotinib was detected by cell counting kit-8 (CCK-8) assay. The mRNA expressions of LSINCT5, phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) and protein kinase B (Akt) were measured by real-time PCR. The protein levels of PI3K, Akt, and phospho-Akt (p-Akt) were detected by Western blotting. The divergences of Akt and IgG binding to LSINCT5 were detected by RNA immunoprecipitation (RNA-IP) experiment. RESULTS: The expression of LSINCT5 in PC9 cells was significantly higher than that in other lung cancer cell lines (all P<0.05). Compared with the control group, the IC50 of erotinib and the expression of LSINCT5, PI3K, and Akt mRNA and protein in the resistance group were significantly higher (all P<0.05), and the IC50 of erotinib and the expression of LSINCT5, Akt, and p-Akt in the interference group I and II were significantly lower (all P<0.05). Compared with IgG, LSINCT5 binding to Akt was increased significantly (P<0.05). CONCLUSIONS: The expression of LSINCT5 is high in the erlotinib-resistant cells. Interference with LSINCT5 may inhibit the expression and activity of Akt and promote the cell sensitivity to erlotinib.


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Antineoplásicos , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos , Cloridrato de Erlotinib , Neoplasias Pulmonares , RNA Longo não Codificante , Antineoplásicos/farmacologia , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/genética , Cloridrato de Erlotinib/farmacologia , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Fosfatidilinositol 3-Quinases/genética , RNA Longo não Codificante/genética
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BMC Bioinformatics ; 21(Suppl 14): 368, 2020 Sep 30.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32998690

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BACKGROUND: Lung cancer is the leading cause of the largest number of deaths worldwide and lung adenocarcinoma is the most common form of lung cancer. In order to understand the molecular basis of lung adenocarcinoma, integrative analysis have been performed by using genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics and clinical data. Besides, molecular prognostic signatures have been generated for lung adenocarcinoma by using gene expression levels in tumor samples. However, we need signatures including different types of molecular data, even cohort or patient-based biomarkers which are the candidates of molecular targeting. RESULTS: We built an R pipeline to carry out an integrated meta-analysis of the genomic alterations including single-nucleotide variations and the copy number variations, transcriptomics variations through RNA-seq and clinical data of patients with lung adenocarcinoma in The Cancer Genome Atlas project. We integrated significant genes including single-nucleotide variations or the copy number variations, differentially expressed genes and those in active subnetworks to construct a prognosis signature. Cox proportional hazards model with Lasso penalty and LOOCV was used to identify best gene signature among different gene categories. We determined a 12-gene signature (BCHE, CCNA1, CYP24A1, DEPTOR, MASP2, MGLL, MYO1A, PODXL2, RAPGEF3, SGK2, TNNI2, ZBTB16) for prognostic risk prediction based on overall survival time of the patients with lung adenocarcinoma. The patients in both training and test data were clustered into high-risk and low-risk groups by using risk scores of the patients calculated based on selected gene signature. The overall survival probability of these risk groups was highly significantly different for both training and test datasets. CONCLUSIONS: This 12-gene signature could predict the prognostic risk of the patients with lung adenocarcinoma in TCGA and they are potential predictors for the survival-based risk clustering of the patients with lung adenocarcinoma. These genes can be used to cluster patients based on molecular nature and the best candidates of drugs for the patient clusters can be proposed. These genes also have a high potential for targeted cancer therapy of patients with lung adenocarcinoma.


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Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/patologia , Genômica/métodos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Transcriptoma , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/genética , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/mortalidade , Área Sob a Curva , Análise por Conglomerados , Variações do Número de Cópias de DNA , Bases de Dados Genéticas , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Mapas de Interação de Proteínas/genética , Curva ROC , Fatores de Risco , Taxa de Sobrevida
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Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban ; 52(5): 971-974, 2020 Oct 18.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33047739

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The rearrangement of the gene encoding the transcription factor ETS-related gene (ERG) is thought to play a key role in the development of prostate cancer. However, the studies on the ERG mutations have been rarely reported in non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). Here, we reported genetic features regarding a case of a 68-year-old male patient who presented the primary synchronous multiple tumor lesions in the separated lungs. The patient was hospitalized due to the presence of tumor lesions at the right and left lungs revealed by a chest computerized tomography (CT) scan. After conducting lobectomies at the both lungs, the tumor nodules were all removed, and the histological analysis suggested adenocarcinoma at the both tumor lesions. The patient was diagnosed with synchronous multiple primary lung cancer (SMPLC) based on Martini-Melamed criteria and American College of Chest Physicians practice guidelines. An exome analysis of 315 genes in the two tumor lesions and a non-tumor lesion was conducted by using Illumina Nextseq500 platform from each tumor region to decipher a potential evolutional progress of SMPLC. Single or pair-end reads were first mapped to a human genome reference and filtered based on the mapping quality score. The read depth was ≥ 1 000× and the depth of coverage was 95%. The data revealed a discordant epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) from the separate lungs; additionally, a high frequency of point mutation on exon 9 H310P of the ERG gene was detected at the both sites of the tumor lesions. This case showed that a potential role of the molecular features analysis from each tumor lesion might contribute to the understanding of the evolutional development of SMPLC. This study suggests that the same environment may contribute certain gene(s) mutations in the same sites in the early stages of polyclonal tumor origins; meanwhile the extensive studies on these genes may help us understand the evolution and progress of tumor clones.


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Adenocarcinoma , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas , Neoplasias Pulmonares , Neoplasias Primárias Múltiplas , Idoso , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Masculino , Neoplasias Primárias Múltiplas/genética , Mutação Puntual , Regulador Transcricional ERG
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Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc ; 2020: 2346-2352, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33018478

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Lung cancer is a major public health burden and among the highest incidence and mortality rates of the cancers. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in the development of lung cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there was a potential causal relation between miRNAs and non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). 1,026 patients with NSCLC from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) were analyzed. NSCLC associated SNPs' allele scores were established, and candidate miRNAs were filtered from differential expression analysis. Mendelian randomization (MR) analysis was conducted for 5 candidate miRNA (hsa-miR-135b, hsa-miR-142, hsa-miR-182, hsa-miR-183 and hsa-miR-3607) and 76 candidate SNPs in lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) group. According to the core assumptions of MR, there was no clear evidence of a causal relation between the 5 candidate miRNAs and LUAD. The reads per million miRNAs mapped (RPM) level of candidate miRNAs changed less than 3% per allele score. To our knowledge, this is the first study using the TCGA data set to investigate the causal relation between miRNAs and lung cancer using the MR approach, and also one of the first MR studies to use miRNA expression as an exposure factor, with the SNPs as instrumental variables.


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Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas , Neoplasias Pulmonares , MicroRNAs , Biomarcadores Tumorais , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Análise da Randomização Mendeliana , MicroRNAs/genética , Nucleotídeos , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único
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Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban ; 45(9): 1044-1052, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês, Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33051417

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OBJECTIVES: To analyze the expression level of ubiquitin conjugating enzyme E2C (UBE2C) in lung adenocarcinoma and its clinical significance. METHODS: The differences in mRNA and protein expression levels of UBE2C in normal lung tissues and lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) tissues were determined with the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), Oncomine, and human protein atlas (HPA) databases. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis was used to evaluate the diagnostic value of UBE2C in LUAD. The correlation between UBE2C and LUAD clinicopathological parameters, as well as its relationship with LUAD prognosis was analyzed based on TCGA, International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), and cbioPortal databases. Gene set enrichment analysis (GSEA) was used to analyze the possible pathways of UBE2C in the progression of LUAD. RESULTS: The mRNA expression level of UBE2C was higher in LUAD tissues than in the normal lung tissues (P<0.01) and it was positively correlated with TNM and N stages (both P<0.05). The UBE2C protein expression level was also increased in LUAD tissues than in the normal lung tissues (P<0.01). ROC curve analysis indicated that UBE2C could be used as an auxiliary diagnostic index for LUAD (AUC=0.969, 95% CI 0.953 to 0.984, P<0.01). Survival analysis showed that the overall survival (OS) of UBE2C high expression group was significantly lower than that of low expression group (P<0.05). The OS of LUAD patients with UBE2C change was lower than that of patients without change (P<0.01). UBE2C was highly expressed in the gene set relevant to cell cycle, p53 signaling pathway, DNA mismatch repair, and DNA replication (all P<0.01). CONCLUSIONS: The expression level of UBE2C is significantly up-regulated in LUAD tissues. The high expression or genetic alteration of UBE2C indicates poor prognosis in LUAD patients. UBE2C can be used as a potential molecular diagnostic marker for LUAD and a potential target for LUAD treatment.


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Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão , Adenocarcinoma , Neoplasias Pulmonares , Adenocarcinoma/genética , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/genética , Humanos , Pulmão , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Prognóstico , Enzimas de Conjugação de Ubiquitina/genética
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Adv Exp Med Biol ; 1255: 99-108, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32949393

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Lung carcinoma is the most frequently diagnosed malignant neoplasms and mainly consists of small-cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) and non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). Large number of lung carcinoma patients have poor outcomes due to the late diagnosis and the limited therapeutic options. Previous attempts have proved that the evolution of lung carcinoma is a multistep molecular aberration which various genetic or epigenetic alterations may be take part in. Among these molecular aberrations, the inactivation of tumor suppressor gene has been widely observed in all types of carcinoma including lung carcinoma. As a vital inactivated mechanism, DNA methylation of tumor suppressor gene is frequently found in lung cancer. To gain exhaustive comprehension of the carcinogenesis of lung carcinoma, we summarize our current knowledge on DNA methylation of RASSF1 (RAS-Association Domain Family 1) and its clinical significance in lung carcinoma.


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Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Metilação de DNA , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Proteínas Supressoras de Tumor/genética , Genes Supressores de Tumor , Humanos
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Adv Exp Med Biol ; 1255: 133-142, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32949396

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in China. The lack of early screening technologies makes most patients to be diagnosed at advanced stages with a poor prognosis which often miss the best treatment opportunities. Thus, identifying biomarkers for minimally invasive detection and prognosis of early stage disease is urgently needed. Genetic and epigenetic alterations that promote tumorigenesis and metastasis exist in multiple cancers. These aberrant alterations usually represent early events in cancer progression suggesting their potential applications as a biomarker for cancer prediction. Studies have shown that DNA methylation is one of the key factors in progression of lung cancer. P16 promoter methylation is one of the most common epigenetic change plays a key role in lung cancer. In this review, we highlight the p16 gene methylation and its clinical significance in lung cancer.


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Inibidor p16 de Quinase Dependente de Ciclina/genética , Metilação de DNA , Genes p16 , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Humanos , Regiões Promotoras Genéticas
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Tokai J Exp Clin Med ; 45(3): 113-116, 2020 Sep 20.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32901897

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Mutations in the gene encoding epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are the most frequent driver mutations in lung adenocarcinoma in Japan. Exon 19 deletion and L858R mutation in exon 21 are the most common EGFR mutations. Uncommon mutations, such as G719X, S768I, and L861Q, and compound mutations, combinations of 2 common or uncommon mutations, have also been reported. EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are effective against cancers harboring common mutations; however, their efficacy against cancers with uncommon or compound mutations remains unclear. We report the case of a 67-year-old man with lung adenocarcinoma (clinical stage IIIA [cT1N2M0]), harboring an uncommon compound mutation, G719X and S768I. The cancer progressed within 2 months of initial chemoradiotherapy. Treatment with afatinib (40 mg/day) produced a partial response, which was maintained for 17 months with continued treatment. A literature review revealed that lung cancer with G719X/S768I compound mutation exhibited good response to EGFR-TKIs, even better than that of lung cancers with single uncommon mutations.


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Adenocarcinoma/tratamento farmacológico , Adenocarcinoma/genética , Afatinib/uso terapêutico , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Mutação , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Receptores ErbB/genética , Éxons/genética , Deleção de Genes , Humanos , Masculino , Resultado do Tratamento
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Lancet Oncol ; 21(9): 1213-1223, 2020 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32888453

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BACKGROUND: There is a strong unmet need to improve systemic therapy in mesothelioma. Chemotherapy with cisplatin and pemetrexed improves survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma, and immune checkpoint inhibitors are an emerging treatment in this disease. We aimed to evaluate the activity of durvalumab, an anti-PD-L1 antibody, given during and after first-line chemotherapy with cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma. METHODS: DREAM was a multicentre, single-arm, open-label, phase 2 trial done in nine hospitals in Australia. Eligible patients were aged 18 years or older and had histologically confirmed malignant pleural mesothelioma considered unsuitable for cancer-directed surgery, an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of 0 or 1, and measurable disease as per the modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors version 1.0 (mRECIST) for mesothelioma that was previously untreated with systemic therapy. All histological subtypes were eligible. The first six participants were treated for two cycles in a safety run-in. All participants received cisplatin 75 mg/m2, pemetrexed 500 mg/m2, and durvalumab 1125 mg intravenously on day 1 of a 3-weekly schedule for a maximum of six cycles. Change from cisplatin to carboplatin with an area under the curve of 5 was permitted. Durvalumab was continued for a maximum of 12 months. The primary endpoint was progression-free survival at 6 months, measured according to mRECIST for malignant pleural mesothelioma and analysed in the intention-to-treat population. Safety analyses included all participants who receive at least one dose of any study drug. This study is registered with the Australia New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry, ACTRN12616001170415. FINDINGS: Between Dec 28, 2016, and Sept 27, 2017, 55 participants were enrolled. 54 patients were eligible and were followed up for a median of 28·2 months (IQR 26·5-30·2). 31 (57%; 95% CI 44-70) of 54 patients were alive and progression-free at 6 months. The most common grade 3-4 adverse events were neutropenia (seven [13%] patients), nausea (six [11%]), and anaemia (four [7%]). A total of 60 serious adverse events occurred in 29 participants, five of which were considered possibly related to durvalumab. Five patients died during the study treatment; none of these five deaths were attributed to study treatment. INTERPRETATION: The combination of durvalumab, cisplatin, and pemetrexed has promising activity and an acceptable safety profile that warrants further investigation in a randomised phase 3 trial. FUNDING: AstraZeneca.


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Anticorpos Monoclonais/administração & dosagem , Cisplatino/administração & dosagem , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Mesotelioma/tratamento farmacológico , Pemetrexede/administração & dosagem , Neoplasias Pleurais/tratamento farmacológico , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Anticorpos Anti-Idiotípicos/administração & dosagem , Anticorpos Anti-Idiotípicos/efeitos adversos , Anticorpos Monoclonais/efeitos adversos , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/administração & dosagem , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/efeitos adversos , Austrália/epidemiologia , Antígeno B7-H1/antagonistas & inibidores , Antígeno B7-H1/genética , Cisplatino/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/imunologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Masculino , Mesotelioma/genética , Mesotelioma/imunologia , Mesotelioma/patologia , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pemetrexede/efeitos adversos , Neoplasias Pleurais/genética , Neoplasias Pleurais/imunologia , Neoplasias Pleurais/patologia , Intervalo Livre de Progressão
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Clin Imaging ; 67: 198-206, 2020 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32866821

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Nuclear protein of the testis (NUT) carcinoma (NC) (formerly known as NUT midline carcinoma) is an aggressive pleomorphic squamous cell carcinoma with a dismal prognosis. Primary NC tumors are commonly located in the chest or head and neck regions. Imaging plays an indispensable role in the staging, management, treatment response assessment, and surveillance of NC. Primary pulmonary NC usually presents as a large mass with lymphadenopathy and pleural involvement. Primary head and neck NC presents as a large expansile necrotic mass in the sinonasal region with locoregional destruction and occasional cervical lymph node involvement. These imaging features are relatively non-specific but are consistent among patients. Currently, there are no standardized guidelines for the treatment of NC. Because of its rarity, paucity of reports in the medical literature, and the lack of awareness among radiologists, NUT carcinoma (NC) has been largely underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed. Clinical aggressive features and pleomorphic/undifferentiated squamous cell carcinoma should prompt genetic evaluation for NUT translocation to diagnose NC. In this article, we discuss NC's clinicopathologic and imaging features and treatment options, including emerging new treatments.


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Carcinoma de Células Escamosas/diagnóstico por imagem , Neoplasias Testiculares/diagnóstico por imagem , Testículo/diagnóstico por imagem , Adulto , Carcinoma de Células Escamosas/patologia , Feminino , Neoplasias de Cabeça e Pescoço , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Masculino , Pescoço/patologia , Proteínas Nucleares/genética , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo
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Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi ; 42(8): 644-647, 2020 Aug 23.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32867455

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Objective: To explore the application value of lung cancer-related gene methylation in lung cancer diagnosis. Methods: Sixty patients with lung cancer underwent surgery were selected as the case group, and 65 patients with benign lung lesions treated in the same period were recruited as the control group. The methylation levels of lung cancer-related genes including dying-associated protein kinase (DAPK), O-6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT), APC gene promoter 1A (APC1A) and epithelial mucoprotein gene (ECAD) in the blood samples of two groups of patients were analyzed by methylated PCR-specific method. The relationship between methylation of lung cancer-related genes and lung cancer was analyzed and its diagnostic value in lung cancer was evaluated. Results: The methylation detection rates of DAPK, MGMT, APC1A and ECAD in the case group were 68.3%, 68.3%, 63.3% and 65.0%, respectively, all higher than those of the control group (all P<0.05). The multivariate Logistic regression analysis showed that DAPK (OR=0.709), MGMT (OR=0.793), APC1A (OR=0.163), and ECAD (OR=2.047) were all independent influencing factors for lung cancer (all P<0.05). Analysis of the receiver operating characteristic curve showed that, the area under the curve (AUC) of DAPK, MGMT, APC1A and ECAD methylation test for lung cancer predicting were 0.623, 0.680, 0.620 and 0.648, respectively, while the AUC of the combined four gene methylation for lung cancer predicting was 0.829, higher than the AUC of each gene (all P<0.05). Conclusion: The combined methylation detection of multiple lung cancer related genes can improve the diagnostic value of lung cancer, contribute to the early diagnosis of lung cancer, and have potentially clinical application value.


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Inibidor p16 de Quinase Dependente de Ciclina/genética , Metilação de DNA , Proteínas Quinases Associadas com Morte Celular/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/diagnóstico , O(6)-Metilguanina-DNA Metiltransferase/genética , Regiões Promotoras Genéticas/genética , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Detecção Precoce de Câncer , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Reação em Cadeia da Polimerase Via Transcriptase Reversa , Transcrição Genética
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(33): e21483, 2020 Aug 14.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32871993

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BACKGROUD: More and more studies are investigating the influence of the expression of MicroRNA-21 (miRNA-21) on prognosis and clinical significance in patients with lung cancer, but the results are contradictory and uncertain. A meta-analysis was conducted with controversial data to accurately assess the issue. METHODS: A detailed search of relevant research in Wanfang, Chinese Biomedical Literature Database, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), the Chongqing VIP Chinese Science and Technology Periodical Database, PubMed, Embase, Web of Science and other databases. Two reviewers independently conducted data extraction and literature quality evaluation. Odd ratio and its 95% confidence intervals were used to evaluate the relationship between miRNA-21 and clinicopathological characteristics of lung cancer patients. Hazard ratios and its 95% confidence intervals To assess the prognostic effect of miRNA-21 on overall survival and disease-free survival. Meta analysis was performed using RevMan 5.3 and Stata 14.0 software. RESULTS: This study will provide a high-quality evidence-based medical evidence of the correlations between miRNA-21 expression and overall survival, disease-free survival and clinicopathological features. CONCLUSION: The study will provide updated evidence to evaluate whether the expression of miRNA-21 is in association with poor prognosis in patients with lung cancer. ETHICS AND DISSEMINATION: The private information from individuals will not publish. This systematic review also will not involve endangering participant rights. Ethical approval is not available. The results may be published in a peer- reviewed journal or disseminated in relevant conferences. OSF REGISTRATION NUMBER: DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/X3MD6.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , MicroRNAs , Projetos de Pesquisa , Humanos , Metanálise como Assunto , Prognóstico , Revisões Sistemáticas como Assunto
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N Engl J Med ; 383(10): 944-957, 2020 09 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32877583

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BACKGROUND: Among patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), MET exon 14 skipping mutations occur in 3 to 4% and MET amplifications occur in 1 to 6%. Capmatinib, a selective inhibitor of the MET receptor, has shown activity in cancer models with various types of MET activation. METHODS: We conducted a multiple-cohort, phase 2 study evaluating capmatinib in patients with MET-dysregulated advanced NSCLC. Patients were assigned to cohorts on the basis of previous lines of therapy and MET status (MET exon 14 skipping mutation or MET amplification according to gene copy number in tumor tissue). Patients received capmatinib (400-mg tablet) twice daily. The primary end point was overall response (complete or partial response), and the key secondary end point was response duration; both end points were assessed by an independent review committee whose members were unaware of the cohort assignments. RESULTS: A total of 364 patients were assigned to the cohorts. Among patients with NSCLC with a MET exon 14 skipping mutation, overall response was observed in 41% (95% confidence interval [CI], 29 to 53) of 69 patients who had received one or two lines of therapy previously and in 68% (95% CI, 48 to 84) of 28 patients who had not received treatment previously; the median duration of response was 9.7 months (95% CI, 5.6 to 13.0) and 12.6 months (95% CI, 5.6 to could not be estimated), respectively. Limited efficacy was observed in previously treated patients with MET amplification who had a gene copy number of less than 10 (overall response in 7 to 12% of patients). Among patients with MET amplification and a gene copy number of 10 or higher, overall response was observed in 29% (95% CI, 19 to 41) of previously treated patients and in 40% (95% CI, 16 to 68) of those who had not received treatment previously. The most frequently reported adverse events were peripheral edema (in 51%) and nausea (in 45%); these events were mostly of grade 1 or 2. CONCLUSIONS: Capmatinib showed substantial antitumor activity in patients with advanced NSCLC with a MET exon 14 skipping mutation, particularly in those not treated previously. The efficacy in MET-amplified advanced NSCLC was higher in tumors with a high gene copy number than in those with a low gene copy number. Low-grade peripheral edema and nausea were the main toxic effects. (Funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals; GEOMETRY mono-1 ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT02414139.).


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Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Imidazóis/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Mutação , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-met/antagonistas & inibidores , Triazinas/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Edema/induzido quimicamente , Éxons , Feminino , Dosagem de Genes , Humanos , Imidazóis/efeitos adversos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Náusea/induzido quimicamente , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/efeitos adversos , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-met/genética , Triazinas/efeitos adversos
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Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi ; 100(34): 2682-2688, 2020 Sep 15.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32921017

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Objective: The aim of present study was to investigate the influence of genetic variation of programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) on the prognosis of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy. Methods: This study was designed as a retrospective analysis, and a total of 278 patients with postoperative NSCLC who received platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy from January 2012 to December 2018 in the Department of Respiratory Medicine of the First affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University were included in this study. Biological specimens of the patients were collected during hospitalization. Recurrence status and adverse reactions were evaluated in the hospital during adjuvant chemotherapy. Survival data of the patients were obtained through telephone follow-up after completing the fixed cycle of adjuvant chemotherapy. DNA extracted from the collected hematological specimens was genotyped for PD-L1 gene polymorphism. Additionally, postoperative cancer tissue specimens from 68 patients were collected for RNA extraction in order to perform the PD-L1 mRNA expression analysis. The univariate analysis of genotypes and prognosis was carried out by Kaplan-Meier survival analysis. Results: Prognostic results indicated that the median disease-free survival (DFS) of the 278 patients with NSCLC was 3.2 years and the median overall survival (OS) was 4.9 years. The prevalence of -1813G>C polymorphism were: GG genotype 173 cases (62.23%), GC genotype 92 cases (33.09%), CC genotype 13 cases (4.68%), the minor allele frequency was 0.21, the distribution of the three genotypes was in accordance with Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium (P=0.864). In view of the rare frequency of CC genotype, GC and CC genotype were merged in the following analysis. The survival analysis results of the two genotype groups suggested that the median DFS of patients with GG and GC/CC genotype was 2.7 and 4.0 years, which was statistically significant (P=0.013). Furthermore, the median OS of patients with GG and GC/CC was 4.0 and 5.4 years respectively, which was statistically significant as well (P=0.009). However, the safety analysis failed to find the significant association between the polymorphism and adverse events (P>0.05). Interestingly, expression analysis of RNA extracted from cancer tissues specimens indicated that the PD-L1 mRNA expression of the patients with GG genotype were significantly higher than those of the GC/CC genotype (3.67±0.65 vs 2.69±0.78, P<0.001). Conclusion: The prognosis of patients with postoperative non-small cell lung cancer who received platinum-based adjuvant chemotherapy is influenced by -1813G>C polymorphism of PD-L1 gene.


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Antígeno B7-H1 , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Antígeno B7-H1/genética , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Quimioterapia Adjuvante , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia , Platina/uso terapêutico , Prognóstico , Estudos Retrospectivos
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N Engl J Med ; 383(14): 1328-1339, 2020 10 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32997907

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BACKGROUND: The efficacy and safety of the anti-programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) monoclonal antibody atezolizumab, as compared with those of platinum-based chemotherapy, as first-line treatment for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with PD-L1 expression are not known. METHODS: We conducted a randomized, open-label, phase 3 trial involving patients with metastatic nonsquamous or squamous NSCLC who had not previously received chemotherapy and who had PD-L1 expression on at least 1% of tumor cells or at least 1% of tumor-infiltrating immune cells as assessed by the SP142 immunohistochemical assay. Patients were assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive atezolizumab or chemotherapy. Overall survival (primary end point) was tested hierarchically according to PD-L1 expression status among patients in the intention-to-treat population whose tumors were wild-type with respect to EGFR mutations or ALK translocations. Within the population with EGFR and ALK wild-type tumors, overall survival and progression-free survival were also prospectively assessed in subgroups defined according to findings on two PD-L1 assays as well as by blood-based tumor mutational burden. RESULTS: Overall, 572 patients were enrolled. In the subgroup of patients with EGFR and ALK wild-type tumors who had the highest expression of PD-L1 (205 patients), the median overall survival was longer by 7.1 months in the atezolizumab group than in the chemotherapy group (20.2 months vs. 13.1 months; hazard ratio for death, 0.59; P = 0.01). Among all the patients who could be evaluated for safety, adverse events occurred in 90.2% of the patients in the atezolizumab group and in 94.7% of those in the chemotherapy group; grade 3 or 4 adverse events occurred in 30.1% and 52.5% of the patients in the respective groups. Overall and progression-free survival favored atezolizumab in the subgroups with a high blood-based tumor mutational burden. CONCLUSIONS: Atezolizumab treatment resulted in significantly longer overall survival than platinum-based chemotherapy among patients with NSCLC with high PD-L1 expression, regardless of histologic type. (Funded by F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech; IMpower110 ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT02409342.).


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Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/uso terapêutico , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Antígeno B7-H1/metabolismo , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticorpos Monoclonais Humanizados/efeitos adversos , Antineoplásicos/efeitos adversos , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/efeitos adversos , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Carboplatina/administração & dosagem , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/metabolismo , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/mortalidade , Carcinoma de Células Escamosas/tratamento farmacológico , Cisplatino/administração & dosagem , Desoxicitidina/administração & dosagem , Desoxicitidina/análogos & derivados , Feminino , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/metabolismo , Neoplasias Pulmonares/mortalidade , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mutação , Análise de Sobrevida
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Anticancer Res ; 40(10): 5509-5516, 2020 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32988874

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Extracellular vesicles (EVs) can mediate drug resistance within the tumor microenvironment by delivering bioactive molecules, including proteins. Here, we performed a comparative proteomic analysis of EVs secreted by A549 lung cancer cells and their cisplatin-resistant counterparts in order to identify proteins involved in drug resistance. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cells were co-cultivated using a transwell system to evaluate EV exchange. EVs were isolated by ultracentrifugation and analyzed using microscopy and nanoparticle tracking. EV proteome was analyzed by mass spectrometry. RESULTS: EV-mediated communication was observed between co-cultured A549 and A549/CDDP cells. EVs isolated from both cells were mainly exosome-like structures. Extracellular matrix components, cell adhesion proteins, complement factors, histones, proteasome subunits and membrane transporters were found enriched in the EVs released by cisplatin-resistant cells. CONCLUSION: Proteins identified in this work may have a relevant role in modulating the chemosensitivity of the recipient cells and could represent useful biomarkers to monitor cisplatin response in lung cancer.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais/genética , Cisplatino/farmacologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Proteoma/genética , Células A549 , Cisplatino/efeitos adversos , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/efeitos dos fármacos , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/genética , Exossomos/efeitos dos fármacos , Exossomos/genética , Vesículas Extracelulares/genética , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Espectrometria de Massas , Proteômica/métodos , Microambiente Tumoral/efeitos dos fármacos
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4520, 2020 09 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32908154

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Tumor extracellular matrix has been associated with drug resistance and immune suppression. Here, proteomic and RNA profiling reveal increased collagen levels in lung tumors resistant to PD-1/PD-L1 blockade. Additionally, elevated collagen correlates with decreased total CD8+ T cells and increased exhausted CD8+ T cell subpopulations in murine and human lung tumors. Collagen-induced T cell exhaustion occurs through the receptor LAIR1, which is upregulated following CD18 interaction with collagen, and induces T cell exhaustion through SHP-1. Reduction in tumor collagen deposition through LOXL2 suppression increases T cell infiltration, diminishes exhausted T cells, and abrogates resistance to anti-PD-L1. Abrogating LAIR1 immunosuppression through LAIR2 overexpression or SHP-1 inhibition sensitizes resistant lung tumors to anti-PD-1. Clinically, increased collagen, LAIR1, and TIM-3 expression in melanoma patients treated with PD-1 blockade predict poorer survival and response. Our study identifies collagen and LAIR1 as potential markers for immunotherapy resistance and validates multiple promising therapeutic combinations.


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Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/tratamento farmacológico , Antineoplásicos Imunológicos/farmacologia , Linfócitos T CD8-Positivos/imunologia , Colágeno/metabolismo , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos/imunologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Receptores Imunológicos/metabolismo , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/genética , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/imunologia , Adenocarcinoma de Pulmão/patologia , Aminoácido Oxirredutases/genética , Aminoácido Oxirredutases/metabolismo , Animais , Antineoplásicos Imunológicos/uso terapêutico , Antígeno B7-H1/antagonistas & inibidores , Antígeno B7-H1/imunologia , Biomarcadores Tumorais/metabolismo , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Lewis/tratamento farmacológico , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Lewis/imunologia , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Lewis/patologia , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Conjuntos de Dados como Assunto , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Matriz Extracelular/efeitos dos fármacos , Matriz Extracelular/imunologia , Matriz Extracelular/patologia , Feminino , Técnicas de Silenciamento de Genes , Células HEK293 , Receptor Celular 2 do Vírus da Hepatite A/metabolismo , Humanos , Pulmão/imunologia , Pulmão/patologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Neoplasias Pulmonares/imunologia , Neoplasias Pulmonares/patologia , Masculino , Camundongos , Camundongos Transgênicos , Receptor de Morte Celular Programada 1/antagonistas & inibidores , Receptor de Morte Celular Programada 1/imunologia , Proteína Tirosina Fosfatase não Receptora Tipo 6/metabolismo , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas p21(ras)/genética , RNA-Seq , Receptores Imunológicos/genética
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4903, 2020 09 29.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32994412

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The CRISPR-Cas9 system has increased the speed and precision of genetic editing in cells and animals. However, model generation for drug development is still expensive and time-consuming, demanding more target flexibility and faster turnaround times with high reproducibility. The generation of a tightly controlled ObLiGaRe doxycycline inducible SpCas9 (ODInCas9) transgene and its use in targeted ObLiGaRe results in functional integration into both human and mouse cells culminating in the generation of the ODInCas9 mouse. Genomic editing can be performed in cells of various tissue origins without any detectable gene editing in the absence of doxycycline. Somatic in vivo editing can model non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) adenocarcinomas, enabling treatment studies to validate the efficacy of candidate drugs. The ODInCas9 mouse allows robust and tunable genome editing granting flexibility, speed and uniformity at less cost, leading to high throughput and practical preclinical in vivo therapeutic testing.


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Sistemas CRISPR-Cas/genética , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/tratamento farmacológico , Descoberta de Drogas/métodos , Edição de Genes/métodos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/tratamento farmacológico , Animais , Antineoplásicos/farmacologia , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Proteína 9 Associada à CRISPR/genética , Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células não Pequenas/genética , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Doxiciclina/farmacologia , Ensaios de Seleção de Medicamentos Antitumorais/métodos , Feminino , Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Expressão Gênica/genética , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Vetores Genéticos/genética , Células HEK293 , Ensaios de Triagem em Larga Escala/métodos , Humanos , Neoplasias Pulmonares/genética , Masculino , Camundongos , Camundongos Transgênicos , RNA Guia/genética , Recombinação Genética/efeitos dos fármacos , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Ativação Transcricional/efeitos dos fármacos , Transfecção/métodos , Transgenes/genética
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