Liza Konnikova

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Knockdown of STAT3 expression by RNAi induces apoptosis in astrocytoma cells
    Liza Konnikova
    Department of Physiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    BMC Cancer 3:23. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) regulates human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) expression in human cancer and primary cells
    Liza Konnikova
    Department of Physiology, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Cancer Res 65:6516-20. 2005

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Publications2

  1. pmc Knockdown of STAT3 expression by RNAi induces apoptosis in astrocytoma cells
    Liza Konnikova
    Department of Physiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    BMC Cancer 3:23. 2003
    ..STAT3, signal transducer and activator of transcription 3, participates in several human cancers by inducing cell proliferation and inhibiting apoptosis and is frequently activated in astrocytomas...
  2. ncbi request reprint Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) regulates human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) expression in human cancer and primary cells
    Liza Konnikova
    Department of Physiology, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Cancer Res 65:6516-20. 2005
    ..In addition, we find that growth factors and cytokines stimulate hTERT expression in primary human cells in a STAT3-dependent manner. Thus, STAT3 is a key regulator of hTERT expression in both normal and tumor cells...