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IMUNON, INC. MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS. (form 10-Q)

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations This discussion contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results may differ materially from those discussed in forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause a difference include, but are not limited to, those discussed above…

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A potent, broadly protective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

Cells and viruses hACE2 expressing BHK-21 (BHK-21-hACE2) and Vero-E6 cells were provided by State Key Laboratory of Virology, Wuhan University. Vero-E6 cells were cultured in DMEM (Gibco, Cat.11995–040) supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum (Gibco, Cat.10091–148) and 1% penicillin and streptomycin solution (BasalMedia, Cat.S110JV) at 37°C with 5% CO2. BHK-21-hACE2…

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Breadth of SARS-CoV-2 neutralization and protection induced by a nanoparticle vaccine

Animals and immunizations The study protocol and all veterinarian procedures were approved by the Bioqual IACUC per a memorandum of understanding with the Duke IACUC, and were performed based on standard operating procedures. Macaques studied were housed and maintained in an Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care-accredited…

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Proscillaridin A induces mitochondrial damage and autophagy in pancreatic cancer and reduces the stability of SMAD4 in Panc-1 cells – Hou

Introduction Pancreatic cancer (PC) is one of the most aggressive and lethal cancers (1). Previous studies have shown that aging, environmental and behavioral changes are more closely related to the dramatic increase in the incidence of PC worldwide than genetic factors (2–5). A position paper published by the European Federation…

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Circular RNA circ-BNC2 (hsa_circ_0008732) inhibits the progression of ovarian cancer through microRNA-223-3p/ FBXW7 axis | Journal of Ovarian Research

Ethics statement and patient samples 40 pairs of OC tissues and adjacent tissue samples were collected from patients who were diagnosed with OC and received surgical resection in the Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University. None of the patients received any anti-cancer treatment before surgery, and all samples were immediately…

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Two DNA vaccines protect against severe disease and pathology due to SARS-CoV-2 in Syrian hamsters

This article was originally published here NPJ Vaccines. 2022 Apr 26;7(1):49. doi: 10.1038/s41541-022-00461-5. ABSTRACT The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is an ongoing threat to global health, and wide-scale vaccination is an efficient method to reduce morbidity and mortality. We designed and evaluated two DNA plasmid vaccines, based on the pIDV-II system, expressing…

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N6-methyladenosine modification of CENPK mRNA by ZC3H13 promotes cervical cancer stemness and chemoresistance | Military Medical Research

Bioinformatics analyses revealed the involvement of m6A modification in cervical cancer progression To better understand whether and how m6A regulators contribute to cervical cancer progression, we first identified 9 m6A writers (WTAP, ZC3H13, METTL3, METTL14, METTL16, VIRMA, RBM15B, RBM15, and CBLL1), 15 m6A readers (FMR1, hnRNPA2B1, hnRNPC, YTHDF1/2/3, YTHDC1/2, LRPPRC,…

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Development of PNC-27 targeted codelivery system for survivin-shRNA and SN38 against colon adenocarcinoma in vitro and in vivo

doi.org/10.1016/j.jddst.2022.103180Get rights and content Highlights • SN38 was encapsulated in PEI-conjugated SWCNT based on π-π stacking interaction. • Survivin shRNA was further condensed in the prepared carrier. • Codelivery of SN38 and shRNA increased therapeutic efficacy and synergistic effect. • Tagging of the codelivery system with PNC27 significantly enhanced therapeutic…

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MouseMine: Keyword Search

Search our database by keyword Examples Search this entire website. Enter identifiers, names or keywords for genes, diseases, strains, ontology terms, etc. (e.g. Pax6, Parkinson, ataxia) Use OR to search for either of two terms (e.g. OR mus) or quotation marks to search for phrases (e.g. “dna binding”). Boolean search…

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Establishment of sunitinib-resistant CDX model of ccRCC

Introduction Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for approximately 2–3% of all malignant tumors, and its prevalence is rising. Metastatic RCC accounts for 25–30% of all RCC cases, and has an exceedingly poor prognosis.1 In 2020, among approximately 430,000 newly discovered cases of RCC, 179,000 died.2 Clear cell renal cell carcinoma…

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Single-cell DNA and RNA sequencing reveals the dynamics of intra-tumor heterogeneity in a colorectal cancer model | BMC Biology

Organoid culture of small intestinal cells and lentiviral transduction C57BL/6J mice and BALB/cAnu/nu immune-deficient nude mice were purchased from CLEA Japan (Tokyo, Japan). The small intestine was harvested from wild-type male C57BL/6J mice at 3–5 weeks of age (Additional file 1: Figure S9A). Crypts were purified and dissociated into single cells,…

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Modification of endoglin-targeting nanoliposomes | IJN

Introduction Today, malignant tumors (cancer) still severely imperil human health and cause millions of global mortality rates.1,2 Deep-seated solid tumors are challenging to cure by most therapeutic tools, mainly blamed on the complex tumor microenvironment (TME).3,4 Adoptive cell therapy (ACT), as one of the effective immunotherapeutic means for cancer treatment,…

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Genome-wide synthetic lethal screen unveils novel CAIX-NFS1/xCT axis as a targetable vulnerability in hypoxic solid tumors

Abstract The metabolic mechanisms involved in the survival of tumor cells within the hypoxic niche remain unclear. We carried out a synthetic lethal CRISPR screen to identify survival mechanisms governed by the tumor hypoxia–induced pH regulator carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX). We identified a redox homeostasis network containing the iron-sulfur cluster…

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Pericentromeric noncoding RNA changes DNA binding of CTCF and inflammatory gene expression in senescence and cancer

Significance During the aging process, senescent cells secrete inflammatory factors, causing various age-related pathologies. Thus, controlling the senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP) can tremendously benefit human health. Although SASP seems to be induced by the alteration of chromosomal organization, its underlying mechanism remains unclear. Here, it has been revealed that noncoding…

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Humanized Mice: Generation, Advantages and Applications

Mice are commonly used as models of human disease, helping scientists to understand the workings of complex pathologies and develop safe and efficacious drugs. It is now possible to create a range of genetically engineered mouse models, including humanized, knock-in and knock-out models, that can be used to further advance…

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