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Cell cycle control by anchorage signaling.
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PMID:  22522183     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Virtually all the cells constituting solid organs in adult animals require anchorage to the extracellular matrix for their proliferation and survival. When deprived of anchorage, those cells arrest in G(1) phase of the cell cycle and die of apoptosis known as anoikis. However, if malignantly transformed, cells no longer require such an anchorage to proliferate and survive, and it is generally thought that the acquirement of this ability underlies the tumorigenic and metastatic capability of malignant cells. Therefore, for the past two decades, great efforts have been devoted to uncovering the nature of the anchorage signal and the mechanism by which this signal controls the G(1)-S transition in the cell cycle with little progress. However, several critical findings were recently made on anchorage signaling and the control of the cell cycle and cell death by this signaling. This review focuses on the newly emerging understanding and perspective of this highly important cell cycle and cell death regulation.
Authors:
Hiroto Okayama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cellular signalling     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8904683     Medline TA:  Cell Signal     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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