Jan 2010 Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]

Gemcitabine induces the VMP1-mediated autophagy pathway to promote apoptotic death in human pancreatic cancer cells.

Auteurs

Pardo R, Lo Ré A, Archange C, Ropolo A, Papademetrio DL, Gonzalez CD, Iovanna JL, Vaccaro MI

Résumé

Autophagy is a degradation process of cytoplasmic cellular constituents. We have described the vacuole membrane protein-1 (VMP1) whose expression triggers autophagy in mammalian cells. The aim of this study was to analyze the role of autophagy in human pancreatic cancer cell death.

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