Cecilia Williams

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Affiliation: University of Houston
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Knockdown of SF-1 and RNF31 affects components of steroidogenesis, TGFβ, and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in adrenocortical carcinoma cells
    Anna Ehrlund
    Center for Biosciences, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e32080. 2012
  2. pmc Gene expression in murine mammary epithelial stem cell-like cells shows similarities to human breast cancer gene expression
    Cecilia Williams
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, 3013 Science and Engineering Research Center, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R26. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor β expression induces changes in the microRNA pool in human colon cancer cells
    Karin Edvardsson
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1431-41. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Interplay between AP-1 and estrogen receptor α in regulating gene expression and proliferation networks in breast cancer cells
    Karin Dahlman-Wright
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 33:1684-91. 2012
  5. doi request reprint MicroRNA-regulated gene networks during mammary cell differentiation are associated with breast cancer
    Eylem Aydogdu
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:1502-11. 2012
  6. pmc Estrogen receptors β1 and β2 have opposing roles in regulating proliferation and bone metastasis genes in the prostate cancer cell line PC3
    Prasenjit Dey
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 26:1991-2003. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Estradiol-activated estrogen receptor α does not regulate mature microRNAs in T47D breast cancer cells
    Anne Katchy
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 128:145-53. 2012
  8. pmc Estrogen receptor beta reduces colon cancer metastasis through a novel miR-205 - PROX1 mechanism
    Trang Nguyen-Vu
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Oncotarget 7:42159-42171. 2016
  9. pmc Support of a bi-faceted role of estrogen receptor β (ERβ) in ERα-positive breast cancer cells
    Philip Jonsson
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, 3605 Cullen Blvd, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 21:143-60. 2014
  10. doi request reprint miR-206 inhibits cell migration through direct targeting of the actin-binding protein coronin 1C in triple-negative breast cancer
    Jun Wang
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, TX 77204 5506, USA
    Mol Oncol 8:1690-702. 2014

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  1. pmc Knockdown of SF-1 and RNF31 affects components of steroidogenesis, TGFβ, and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in adrenocortical carcinoma cells
    Anna Ehrlund
    Center for Biosciences, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e32080. 2012
    ..Finally, the SF-1 gene profile can be used to distinguish malignant from benign adrenocortical tumors, a finding that implicates SF-1 in the development of malignant adrenocortical carcinoma...
  2. pmc Gene expression in murine mammary epithelial stem cell-like cells shows similarities to human breast cancer gene expression
    Cecilia Williams
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, 3013 Science and Engineering Research Center, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R26. 2009
    ..To determine a possible association between mammary stem cells and breast cancer, a detailed characterization of the transcriptome in mammary stem cells is essential...
  3. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor β expression induces changes in the microRNA pool in human colon cancer cells
    Karin Edvardsson
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1431-41. 2013
    ..Our work contributes novel data of ERβ and miRNA in the colon. Elucidating the mechanism of ERβ and biomarkers of its activity has significant potential to impact colon cancer prevention and treatment. ..
  4. doi request reprint Interplay between AP-1 and estrogen receptor α in regulating gene expression and proliferation networks in breast cancer cells
    Karin Dahlman-Wright
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, Karolinska Institutet, S 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 33:1684-91. 2012
    ..Knockdown of PKIB results in robust growth suppression of breast cancer cells. Collectively, our findings support c-Fos as a critical factor that governs estrogen-dependent gene expression and breast cancer proliferation programs...
  5. doi request reprint MicroRNA-regulated gene networks during mammary cell differentiation are associated with breast cancer
    Eylem Aydogdu
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:1502-11. 2012
    ..Our studies propose EphA2 as a novel and important target gene for miR-200a. In conclusion, we present evidentiary data on how miRNAs are involved in mammary cell differentiation and indicate their related roles in breast cancer...
  6. pmc Estrogen receptors β1 and β2 have opposing roles in regulating proliferation and bone metastasis genes in the prostate cancer cell line PC3
    Prasenjit Dey
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 26:1991-2003. 2012
    ..Thus, in prostate cancer cells, ERβ2 has oncogenic abilities that are in strong contrast to the tumor-suppressing effects of ERβ1...
  7. doi request reprint Estradiol-activated estrogen receptor α does not regulate mature microRNAs in T47D breast cancer cells
    Anne Katchy
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 128:145-53. 2012
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  8. pmc Estrogen receptor beta reduces colon cancer metastasis through a novel miR-205 - PROX1 mechanism
    Trang Nguyen-Vu
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Oncotarget 7:42159-42171. 2016
    ..Our study proposes a novel pathway that may be exploited using ERβ-selective agonists and/or miR-205-replacement therapy in order to improve preventive and therapeutic approaches against colon cancer...
  9. pmc Support of a bi-faceted role of estrogen receptor β (ERβ) in ERα-positive breast cancer cells
    Philip Jonsson
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, 3605 Cullen Blvd, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 21:143-60. 2014
    ..Our study is important because it provides a deeper understanding of ERβ's role in breast tumors that coexpress both receptors and supports an emerging bi-faceted role of ERβ. ..
  10. doi request reprint miR-206 inhibits cell migration through direct targeting of the actin-binding protein coronin 1C in triple-negative breast cancer
    Jun Wang
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, TX 77204 5506, USA
    Mol Oncol 8:1690-702. 2014
    ..This pathway is a novel mechanism that offers a mechanistic basis through which the metastatic potential of TNBC tumors could be targeted. ..
  11. pmc Estrogen Receptor β2 Induces Hypoxia Signature of Gene Expression by Stabilizing HIF-1α in Prostate Cancer
    Prasenjit Dey
    University of Houston, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, 3605 Cullen Boulevard, Science and Engineering Research Center, Bldg 545, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128239. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that at least part of the oncogenic effects of ERβ2 is mediated by HIF-1α and that targeting of this ERβ2 - HIF-1α interaction may be a strategy to treat prostate cancer. ..
  12. doi request reprint miR-200a inhibits migration of triple-negative breast cancer cells through direct repression of the EPHA2 oncogene
    Efrosini Tsouko
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, University of Houston, 3605 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Carcinogenesis 36:1051-60. 2015
    ..The miR-200a-EPHA2 axis is a novel mechanism highlighting the possibility of utilizing miR-200a delivery to target TNBC metastases. ..
  13. pmc Estrogen receptor signaling during vertebrate development
    Maria Bondesson
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, TX, USA Electronic address
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1849:142-51. 2015
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Nuclear receptors in animal development. ..
  14. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor β induces antiinflammatory and antitumorigenic networks in colon cancer cells
    Karin Edvardsson
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 25:969-79. 2011
    ..We propose that enhancing ERβ action has potential as a novel therapeutic approach for prevention and/or treatment of colon cancer...
  15. pmc Coexposure to phytoestrogens and bisphenol a mimics estrogenic effects in an additive manner
    Anne Katchy
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5056
    Toxicol Sci 138:21-35. 2014
    ..This study accentuates that coexposure to BPA and soy-based phytoestrogens results in additive estrogenic effects, and may contribute to estrogen-linked diseases, including breast cancer. ..
  16. doi request reprint Tumor repressive functions of estrogen receptor beta in SW480 colon cancer cells
    Johan Hartman
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Novum, Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer Res 69:6100-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, this ERbeta-mediated cell cycle repression is dependent on functional ERE binding...
  17. pmc The two-pore domain potassium channel KCNK5: induction by estrogen receptor alpha and role in proliferation of breast cancer cells
    Claudia P Alvarez-Baron
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5001, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 25:1326-36. 2011
    ..KCNK5 may therefore represent a useful target for treatment, for example, of tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer...
  18. pmc Single-Molecule Sequencing Reveals Estrogen-Regulated Clinically Relevant lncRNAs in Breast Cancer
    Philip Jonsson
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling P J, F M, C W, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, and Department of Biology and Biochemistry P H G, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 Molecular and Human Genetics C C, K R and Human Genome Sequencing Center P H G, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 Helicos Biosciences T R, J F T, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 SciLifeLab, School of Biotechnology C W, The Royal Institute of Technology KTH, 17121 Solna, Sweden and Department of Biosciences and Nutrition C W, Novum, Karolinska Institutet, 14183 Stockholm, Sweden
    Mol Endocrinol 29:1634-45. 2015
    ..Our findings suggest that ERα regulation of lncRNAs is clinically relevant and that their functions and potential use as biomarkers for endocrine response are important to explore. ..
  19. pmc Expression Profiles of Estrogen-Regulated MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer Cells
    Anne Katchy
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77204 5056, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 1366:373-93. 2016
    ..The method details how to prepare cells for optimal estrogen response, directions for estrogen treatment, RNA extraction, microRNA large-scale profiling, and subsequent confirmations. ..
  20. pmc Estrogen receptor beta as target for colorectal cancer prevention
    Cecilia Williams
    Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204 5056, USA SciLifeLab, School of Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 171 21 Solna, Sweden Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, Karolinska Institutet, 141 83 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Cancer Lett 372:48-56. 2016
    ..In this review, we discuss the potential of new chemopreventive or dietary approaches based on estrogen signaling. ..