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Effect of SNX-2112 on proliferation of esophageal cancer cells via regulation of excision repair cross-complementing 1, epidermal growth factor receptor, and p53 expression

C. Y. Li, Ren, Y. J., Li, Y. D., Li, C. Y., Ren, Y. J., and Li, Y. D., Effect of SNX-2112 on proliferation of esophageal cancer cells via regulation of excision repair cross-complementing 1, epidermal growth factor receptor, and p53 expression, vol. 15, p. -, 2016.

SNX-2112 is a potential molecular targeted therapeutic drug against esophageal cancer (EC). However, its exact mechanism of action remains to be explained. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of SNX-2112 on excision repair cross- complementing 1 (ERCC1), epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), and p53, to elucidate the mechanism of action of SNX-2112 on EC. Fresh tumor sections were surgically obtained from 65 patients with EC, and the expression of ERCC1, EGFR, and p53 was determined by immunohistochemical staining.

Correlation of EGFR gene amplification with invasion and metastasis of non-small cell lung cancer

X. F. Jia, Li, J., Zhao, H. B., Liu, J., and Liu, J. J., Correlation of EGFR gene amplification with invasion and metastasis of non-small cell lung cancer, vol. 14, pp. 11006-11012, 2015.

The aim of this study was to explore epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene amplification and its relationship with cancer invasion and metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). EGFR amplification in 45 patients with NSCLC and 15 subjects with normal lung tissues was detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization. The relationship between EGFR amplification and the clinicopathologic features of NSCLC was analyzed.

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