Hippo Pathway: Regulating Organ Size & Cell Proliferation

Background and Mechanism: Interestingly, a few years ago it has been published in Nature magazine a study reporting that glucose, the main energy source used for energy generation in cells, regulates the Hippo pathway (specifically its downstream effector YAP)(Ref.). This is very interesting and ground breaking because with this research it has been indicated for the first time
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Pyrvinium Pamoate: An Anti Worm Drug with Important Anti Cancer Potential

Summary: Pyrvinium Pamoate (PP) (a quinoline-derived cyanine dye) is an relatively non toxic anthelmintic drug, FDA-approved, sold over the counter in countries like Sweden, Norway, Denmark used to treat pinworms in humans and animals. During the recent years this compound has been shown to effectively inhibit various cancer cells types such as brain, colon/colorectal, breast, prostate, etc. and
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Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine: supporting chemo effectiveness and more

Summary Chloroquine is an anti-malarial drug available at pharmacies for people traveling to area with malaria risks. Note: based on a RGCC chemosensitivity analysis I have seen at a German clinic, Hydroxychloroquine has been effective in killing the cancer cells of 5 out 7 patients that were tested. It is one of very few available drugs
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