Apc

Summary

Gene Symbol: Apc
Description: adenomatosis polyposis coli
Alias: AI047805, AU020952, AW124434, CC1, Min, mAPC, adenomatous polyposis coli protein, multiple intestinal neoplasia
Species: mouse

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Identification of stem cells in small intestine and colon by marker gene Lgr5
    Nick Barker
    Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 449:1003-7. 2007
  2. doi Crypt stem cells as the cells-of-origin of intestinal cancer
    Nick Barker
    Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht and University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands
    Nature 457:608-11. 2009
  3. pmc Loss of Apc in vivo immediately perturbs Wnt signaling, differentiation, and migration
    Owen J Sansom
    School of Biosciences, University of Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 3US, Wales
    Genes Dev 18:1385-90. 2004
  4. doi Spindle orientation bias in gut epithelial stem cell compartments is lost in precancerous tissue
    Aaron J Quyn
    Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 5EH, UK
    Cell Stem Cell 6:175-81. 2010
  5. pmc Genome-wide screen reveals APC-associated RNAs enriched in cell protrusions
    Stavroula Mili
    Department of Microbiology, Center for Cell Signaling, University of Virginia, HSC, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0577, USA
    Nature 453:115-9. 2008
  6. pmc A targeted chain-termination mutation in the mouse Apc gene results in multiple intestinal tumors
    R Fodde
    Department of Genetics, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:8969-73. 1994
  7. pmc Mapping Wnt/beta-catenin signaling during mouse development and in colorectal tumors
    Silvia Maretto
    Histology and Embryology Section, Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnology, University of Padua, 35131 Padua, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3299-304. 2003
  8. pmc Complete deletion of Apc results in severe polyposis in mice
    A F Cheung
    Koch Institute and Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Oncogene 29:1857-64. 2010
  9. pmc ERK activation drives intestinal tumorigenesis in Apc(min/+) mice
    Sung Hee Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Nat Med 16:665-70. 2010
  10. ncbi Essential role of beta-catenin in postnatal bone acquisition
    Sheri L Holmen
    Laboratory of Cell Signaling and Carcinogenesis, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:21162-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Identification of stem cells in small intestine and colon by marker gene Lgr5
    Nick Barker
    Hubrecht Institute, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 449:1003-7. 2007
    ..The expression pattern of Lgr5 suggests that it marks stem cells in multiple adult tissues and cancers...
  2. doi Crypt stem cells as the cells-of-origin of intestinal cancer
    Nick Barker
    Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT Utrecht and University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands
    Nature 457:608-11. 2009
    Intestinal cancer is initiated by Wnt-pathway-activating mutations in genes such as adenomatous polyposis coli (APC). As in most cancers, the cell of origin has remained elusive...
  3. pmc Loss of Apc in vivo immediately perturbs Wnt signaling, differentiation, and migration
    Owen J Sansom
    School of Biosciences, University of Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 3US, Wales
    Genes Dev 18:1385-90. 2004
    Although Apc is well characterized as a tumor-suppressor gene in the intestine, the precise mechanism of this suppression remains to be defined...
  4. doi Spindle orientation bias in gut epithelial stem cell compartments is lost in precancerous tissue
    Aaron J Quyn
    Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 5EH, UK
    Cell Stem Cell 6:175-81. 2010
    ..label retention are lost in precancerous tissue heterozygous for the adenomatous polyposis coli tumor suppressor (Apc). This loss correlates with cell shape changes specifically in the stem cell compartment...
  5. pmc Genome-wide screen reveals APC-associated RNAs enriched in cell protrusions
    Stavroula Mili
    Department of Microbiology, Center for Cell Signaling, University of Virginia, HSC, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0577, USA
    Nature 453:115-9. 2008
    ..RNAs in the granules associate with the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumour suppressor and the fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP)...
  6. pmc A targeted chain-termination mutation in the mouse Apc gene results in multiple intestinal tumors
    R Fodde
    Department of Genetics, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:8969-73. 1994
    ..observed in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis and in mice which carry a mutation called multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min)...
  7. pmc Mapping Wnt/beta-catenin signaling during mouse development and in colorectal tumors
    Silvia Maretto
    Histology and Embryology Section, Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnology, University of Padua, 35131 Padua, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3299-304. 2003
    ..Analyses of BAT-gal expression in the adenomatous polyposis coli (multiple intestinal neoplasia+) background revealed betacatenin transcriptional activity in intestinal adenomas but surprisingly not ..
  8. pmc Complete deletion of Apc results in severe polyposis in mice
    A F Cheung
    Koch Institute and Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Oncogene 29:1857-64. 2010
    ..studies reveal that whole-gene deletion of Apc results in more rapid tumor development than the APC multiple intestinal neoplasia (Apc(Min)) truncation...
  9. pmc ERK activation drives intestinal tumorigenesis in Apc(min/+) mice
    Sung Hee Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Nat Med 16:665-70. 2010
    ..activation of ERK by epidermal growth factor (EGF) increased p-ERK and c-Myc and restored the multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min) phenotype in Apc(min/+)/Myd88(-/-) mice...
  10. ncbi Essential role of beta-catenin in postnatal bone acquisition
    Sheri L Holmen
    Laboratory of Cell Signaling and Carcinogenesis, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:21162-8. 2005
    ..Wnt signaling pathway in osteogenesis, we generated mice lacking the beta-catenin or adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) genes in osteoblasts...
  11. doi The Apc 1322T mouse develops severe polyposis associated with submaximal nuclear beta-catenin expression
    Patrick Pollard
    Molecular and Population Genetics Laboratory, London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, London, England
    Gastroenterology 136:2204-2213.e1-13. 2009
    We previously demonstrated that the 2 APC mutations in human colorectal tumors are coselected, because tumorigenesis requires an optimal level of Wnt signaling...
  12. pmc Genetic dissection of differential signaling threshold requirements for the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway in vivo
    Michael Buchert
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000816. 2010
    Contributions of null and hypomorphic alleles of Apc in mice produce both developmental and pathophysiological phenotypes...
  13. ncbi Suppression of intestinal neoplasia by DNA hypomethylation
    P W Laird
    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02142, USA
    Cell 81:197-205. 1995
    ..A reduction in the DNA methyltransferase activity in Min mice due to heterozygosity of the DNA methyltransferase gene, in conjunction with a weekly dose of the DNA ..
  14. ncbi Complete genetic suppression of polyp formation and reduction of CpG-island hypermethylation in Apc(Min/+) Dnmt1-hypomorphic Mice
    Cindy A Eads
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room 6418, Los Angeles, California 90089 9176, USA
    Cancer Res 62:1296-9. 2002
    ..In this study, we show that low levels of CpG island methylation occur in the normal intestinal mucosa of Apc(Min/+) mice and are increased in Multiple Intestinal Metaplasia (Min) polyps...
  15. ncbi Carcinogenesis in mouse stomach by simultaneous activation of the Wnt signaling and prostaglandin E2 pathway
    Hiroko Oshima
    Division of Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa 920 0934, Japan
    Gastroenterology 131:1086-95. 2006
    ..To investigate the role of Wnt and PGE(2) in gastric cancer, we have generated transgenic mice that activate both pathways and examined their phenotypes...
  16. pmc Loss of single immunoglobulin interlukin-1 receptor-related molecule leads to enhanced colonic polyposis in Apc(min) mice
    Hui Xiao
    Department of Immunology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastroenterology 139:574-85. 2010
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  17. doi DCC constrains tumour progression via its dependence receptor activity
    Marie Castets
    Apoptosis, Cancer and Development Laboratory Equipe labellisée La Ligue, LabEx DEVweCAN, Centre de Cancérologie de Lyon, INSERM U1052 CNRS UMR5286, Universite de Lyon, Centre Leon Berard, 69008 Lyon, France
    Nature 482:534-7. 2011
    ..is also associated with an increase in the number and aggressiveness of intestinal tumours in a predisposing APC mutant context, resulting in the development of highly invasive adenocarcinomas...
  18. pmc Environmental and genetic activation of a brain-adipocyte BDNF/leptin axis causes cancer remission and inhibition
    Lei Cao
    Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, and Neuroscience and Neurological Surgery and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cell 142:52-64. 2010
    ..These results suggest that genetic or environmental activation of this BDNF/leptin axis may have therapeutic significance for cancer...
  19. pmc Importance of epidermal growth factor receptor signaling in establishment of adenomas and maintenance of carcinomas during intestinal tumorigenesis
    Reade B Roberts
    Department of Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1521-6. 2002
    ..allele to genetically examine the impact of impaired epidermal growth factor receptor (Egfr) signaling on the Apc(Min) mouse model of familial adenomatous polyposis...
  20. pmc PUMA suppresses intestinal tumorigenesis in mice
    Wei Qiu
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh and Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Res 69:4999-5006. 2009
    ..enhanced the formation of spontaneous macroadenomas and microadenomas in the distal small intestine and colon of APC(Min/+) mice...
  21. pmc The SIRT1 deacetylase suppresses intestinal tumorigenesis and colon cancer growth
    Ron Firestein
    Paul F Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2020. 2008
    ..Taken together, these observations show that SIRT1 suppresses intestinal tumor formation in vivo and raise the prospect that therapies targeting SIRT1 may be of clinical use in beta-catenin-driven malignancies...
  22. pmc Point: From animal models to prevention of colon cancer. Systematic review of chemoprevention in min mice and choice of the model system
    Denis E Corpet
    UMR Xenobiotiques, Institut National Recherche Agronomique, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire Toulouse, 31076 Toulouse, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:391-400. 2003
    The Apc(Min/+) mouse model and the azoxymethane (AOM) rat model are the main animal models used to study the effect of dietary agents on colorectal cancer...
  23. doi Apc mice: models, modifiers and mutants
    Amy E McCart
    Colorectal Cancer Genetics Group, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 4 Newark Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT, UK
    Pathol Res Pract 204:479-90. 2008
    ..The (multiple intestinal neoplasia Min) mouse contains a point mutation in the Apc gene, develops numerous adenomas and was the first ..
  24. pmc The adenomatous polyposis coli-associated exchange factors Asef and Asef2 are required for adenoma formation in Apc(Min/+)mice
    Yoshihiro Kawasaki
    Laboratory of Molecular and Genetic Information, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
    EMBO Rep 10:1355-62. 2009
    ..We also show that deficiency of either Asef or Asef2 significantly reduces the number and size of adenomas in Apc(Min/+) mice, which are heterozygous for an APC mutation and spontaneously develop adenomas in the intestine...
  25. ncbi Derivation of conditionally immortalized cell lines containing the Min mutation from the normal colonic mucosa and other tissues of an "Immortomouse"/Min hybrid
    R H Whitehead
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
    Epithelial Cell Biol 3:119-25. 1994
    The Multiple Intestinal Neoplasia (Min) mouse carries the murine homologue of the human APC gene...
  26. ncbi Crypt-restricted proliferation and commitment to the Paneth cell lineage following Apc loss in the mouse intestine
    Pauline Andreu
    Institut Cochin, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR8104, Universite Paris V, 24 rue du Fb St Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Development 132:1443-51. 2005
    Loss of Apc appears to be one of the major events initiating colorectal cancer...
  27. ncbi Impact of genetic background on spontaneous or 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP)-induced intestinal tumorigenesis in Min/+ mice
    Inger Lise Steffensen
    Department of Food Toxicology, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Lett 240:289-96. 2006
    ..8- and 3.7-fold above the spontaneous levels in multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min)/+ F1 mice with AKR/J and A/J backgrounds, respectively, compared with only 3-fold in C57BL/6J ..
  28. pmc Intestinal inflammatory cytokine response in relation to tumorigenesis in the Apc(Min/+) mouse
    Jamie L McClellan
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29209, USA
    Cytokine 57:113-9. 2012
    ..the timing and magnitude of the intestinal inflammatory cytokine response in relation to tumorigenesis in the Apc(Min/+) mouse...
  29. doi Intestinal tumorigenesis initiated by dedifferentiation and acquisition of stem-cell-like properties
    Sarah Schwitalla
    Institute of Molecular Immunology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Cell 152:25-38. 2013
    ..Thus, our data support the concept of bidirectional conversion and highlight the importance of inflammatory signaling for dedifferentiation and generation of tumor-initiating cells in vivo...
  30. doi Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (Pai-1) blockers suppress intestinal polyp formation in Min mice
    Michihiro Mutoh
    Cancer Prevention Basic Research Project, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 29:824-9. 2008
    ..We noticed that Min mice, featuring a defect in the adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene, develop intestinal polyps along with high serum triglyceride (TG) levels up to 10-fold those observed in ..
  31. ncbi ApcMin: a mouse model for intestinal and mammary tumorigenesis
    A R Moser
    McArdle Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Eur J Cancer 31:1061-4. 1995
    Min (multiple intestinal neoplasia) is a mutant allele of the murine Apc (adenomatous polyposis coli) locus, encoding a nonsense mutation at codon 850...
  32. ncbi Apc deficiency is associated with increased Egfr activity in the intestinal enterocytes and adenomas of C57BL/6J-Min/+ mice
    Amy E Moran
    Department of Surgery, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, and Strang Cancer Prevention Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Biol Chem 279:43261-72. 2004
    ..We analyzed the normal mucosa of Min/+ and Apc+/+ (WT) littermate mice together with Apc-null adenomas to gain insight into the roles of Egfr in these intestinal ..
  33. ncbi Protein kinase C alpha but not PKCzeta suppresses intestinal tumor formation in ApcMin/+ mice
    Henrik Oster
    Laboratory for Signal Transduction, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Endocrinology and Department of Nephrology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Cancer Res 66:6955-63. 2006
    ..Even without an additional Apc mutation, PKCalpha knockout mice showed an elevated tendency to develop spontaneous intestinal tumors...
  34. ncbi Mouse model of colonic adenoma-carcinoma progression based on somatic Apc inactivation
    Takao Hinoi
    Department of Internal Medicine, The Cancer Center, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2200, USA
    Cancer Res 67:9721-30. 2007
    Mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are pivotal in colorectal tumorigenesis. Existing mouse intestinal tumor models display mainly small intestinal lesions and carcinomas are rare...
  35. ncbi Homozygosity for the Min allele of Apc results in disruption of mouse development prior to gastrulation
    A R Moser
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Dev Dyn 203:422-33. 1995
    ..Mice carrying Min (multiple intestinal neoplasia), a mutant allele of Apc, develop intestinal and mammary tumors as adults...
  36. ncbi Colorectal cancers in a new mouse model of familial adenomatous polyposis: influence of genetic and environmental modifiers
    Sabine Colnot
    Departement Genetique, Developpement et Pathologie Moleculaire, Institut Cochin INSERM, CNRS UMR 8104, Universite Paris V, Paris, France
    Lab Invest 84:1619-30. 2004
    ..However, Apc(+/-) mice, such as the well-characterized Apc(Min/+) model, develop cancers principally in the small intestine, while humans develop mainly colorectal cancers...
  37. pmc Inactivation of the UNC5C Netrin-1 receptor is associated with tumor progression in colorectal malignancies
    Agnès Bernet
    Apoptosis, Cancer and Development Laboratory Equipe labellisée La Ligue, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS UMR5238, University of Lyon, Centre Leon Berard, Lyon, France
    Gastroenterology 133:1840-8. 2007
    ..We investigate here whether UNC5C acts as a tumor suppressor in colorectal malignancies...
  38. ncbi Identification of a novel putative gastrointestinal stem cell and adenoma stem cell marker, doublecortin and CaM kinase-like-1, following radiation injury and in adenomatous polyposis coli/multiple intestinal neoplasia mice
    Randal May
    Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 920 Stanton L Young Boulevard, WP 1360, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Stem Cells 26:630-7. 2008
    ..DCAMKL-1) to examine radiation-induced stem cell apoptosis and adenomatous polyposis coli (APC)/multiple intestinal neoplasia (min) mice to determine the effects of APC mutation on DCAMKL-1 expression...
  39. ncbi Suppression of polypogenesis in a new mouse strain with a truncated Apc(Delta474) by a novel COX-2 inhibitor, JTE-522
    H Sasai
    Pharmaceutical Frontier Research Laboratories, Japan Tobacco Inc, 1 13 2 Fukuura, Kanazawaku, Yokohama 236 4, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 21:953-8. 2000
    Mutations of the adenomatous polyposis coli gene (Apc) have been implicated in the occurrence of sporadic colon cancer. Various Apc knockout strains of mice have been created to better understand the function of this gene...
  40. ncbi beta-Catenin-accumulated crypts in the colonic mucosa of juvenile ApcMin/+ mice
    Kazuya Hata
    BMR Laboratories, Sunplanet Co, Ltd, 4388 Hagiwara, Kamiishidu, Yourou, Gifu 503 1602, Japan
    Cancer Lett 239:123-8. 2006
    Although Apc(Min/+) mice are widely used for an animal model of human familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), a majority of intestinal polyps locate in the small intestine...
  41. doi Effect of exercise on biological pathways in ApcMin/+ mouse intestinal polyps
    Kristen A Baltgalvis
    Univ of South Carolina, Dept of Exercise Science, Rm 405A Public Health Research Bldg, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1137-43. 2008
    ..Treadmill training can decrease Apc(Min/+) mouse intestinal polyp number and size, but the mechanisms remain unclear...
  42. pmc Dvl2 promotes intestinal length and neoplasia in the ApcMin mouse model for colorectal cancer
    Ciara Metcalfe
    Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Cancer Res 70:6629-38. 2010
    ..Furthermore, deletion of Dvl2 reduced the intestinal tumor numbers in a dose-dependent way in the Apc(Min) model for colorectal cancer...
  43. ncbi Genetic background affects susceptibility to mammary hyperplasias and carcinomas in Apc(min)/+ mice
    A R Moser
    Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Cancer Res 61:3480-5. 2001
    Treatment of female C57BL/6J (B6) mice carrying the mutant Min allele of the adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene with ethylnitrosourea (ENU) results in approximately 90% of mice developing an average of three mammary tumors within 65 ..
  44. ncbi Interaction of phosphorylated c-Jun with TCF4 regulates intestinal cancer development
    Abdolrahman S Nateri
    Mammalian Genetics Laboratory, CR UK London Research Institute, Lincoln s Inn Fields Laboratories, 44 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX, UK
    Nature 437:281-5. 2005
    ..In the Apc(Min) mouse model of intestinal cancer, genetic abrogation of c-Jun N-terminal phosphorylation or gut-specific ..
  45. doi Genetic deletion of mPGES-1 accelerates intestinal tumorigenesis in APC(Min/+) mice
    N Elander
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Cell Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 372:249-53. 2008
    ..Here we demonstrate that APC(Min/+) mice with genetic deletion of microsomal prostaglandin E synthase-1 (mPGES-1), which catalyses the terminal ..
  46. pmc Sulindac treatment alters collagen and matrilysin expression in adenomas of ApcMin/+ mice
    Hector Guillen-Ahlers
    W M Keck Center for Transgene Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1421-7. 2008
    ..However, the mechanisms by which these drugs act are not fully understood. In this study, Apc(Min/+) mice, a genetic model of human familial adenomatous polyposis, were treated with sulindac, and these mice ..
  47. ncbi Mechanisms of APC-driven tumorigenesis: lessons from mouse models
    R Fodde
    MGC Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Cytogenet Cell Genet 86:105-11. 1999
    ..The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene, originally identified as the gene responsible for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), an inherited ..
  48. ncbi Loss of heterozygosity in spontaneous and X-ray-induced intestinal tumors arising in F1 hybrid min mice: evidence for sequential loss of APC(+) and Dpc4 in tumor development
    J Haines
    Radiation Effects Department, National Radiological Protection Board, Chilton, Oxfordshire, England
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 28:387-94. 2000
    Min (multiple intestinal neoplasia) mice carry a mutant allele of the murine Apc (adenomatous polyposis coli) locus and are predisposed to intestinal adenoma formation in the intestinal tract...
  49. pmc Haploinsufficiency of Flap endonuclease (Fen1) leads to rapid tumor progression
    Melanie Kucherlapati
    Department of Medicine and Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9924-9. 2002
    ..However, when combined with a mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene, double heterozygous animals have increased numbers of adenocarcinomas and decreased survival...
  50. ncbi Enhanced CpG mutability and tumorigenesis in MBD4-deficient mice
    Catherine B Millar
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, The King s Buildings, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh EH9 3JR, UK
    Science 297:403-5. 2002
    ..On a cancer-susceptible Apc(Min/+) background, Mbd4-/- mice showed accelerated tumor formation with CpG --> TpG mutations in the Apc gene...
  51. ncbi Apc modulates embryonic stem-cell differentiation by controlling the dosage of beta-catenin signaling
    Menno F Kielman
    Center for Human and Clinical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Sylvius Laboratory, Wassenaarseweg 72, 2333 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Nat Genet 32:594-605. 2002
    ..The adenomatous polyposis coli gene (APC) is a major controller of the Wnt pathway and is essential to prevent tumorigenesis in a variety of tissues and ..
  52. pmc Adenomatous polyposis coli on microtubule plus ends in cell extensions can promote microtubule net growth with or without EB1
    Katsuhiro Kita
    Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 17:2331-45. 2006
    In interphase cells, the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein accumulates on a small subset of microtubules (MTs) in cell protrusions, suggesting that APC may regulate the dynamics of these MTs...
  53. doi SirT1-null mice develop tumors at normal rates but are poorly protected by resveratrol
    G Boily
    Center for Cancer Therapeutics, Ottawa Health Research Institute, and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Oncogene 28:2882-93. 2009
    ..The number of intestinal polyps induced in mice carrying the Apc(min) mutation was unaffected by the SirT1 genotype although the average polyp size was slightly smaller in the SirT1-..
  54. pmc Adenomatous polyposis coli protein nucleates actin assembly and synergizes with the formin mDia1
    Kyoko Okada
    Department of Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Cell Biol 189:1087-96. 2010
    The tumor suppressor protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) regulates cell protrusion and cell migration, processes that require the coordinated regulation of actin and microtubule dynamics...
  55. ncbi Rapid colorectal adenoma formation initiated by conditional targeting of the Apc gene
    H Shibata
    Department of Cell Biology, Cancer Institute, Toshima ku, Tokyo 170, Japan
    Science 278:120-3. 1997
    ..by the development of multiple colorectal adenomas, and affected individuals carry germline mutations in the APC gene...
  56. ncbi Chemopreventive efficacy of combined piroxicam and difluoromethylornithine treatment of Apc mutant Min mouse adenomas, and selective toxicity against Apc mutant embryos
    R F Jacoby
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison 53792, USA
    Cancer Res 60:1864-70. 2000
    ..We used the Apc mutant Min mouse model to test combinations of agents that might maximize preventive benefit with minimal toxicity because ..
  57. ncbi NGF-induced axon growth is mediated by localized inactivation of GSK-3beta and functions of the microtubule plus end binding protein APC
    Feng Quan Zhou
    UNC Neuroscience Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Neuron 42:897-912. 2004
    ..kinases control axon growth via regulation of a microtubule plus end binding protein, adenomatous polyposis coli (APC)...
  58. ncbi Apc tumor suppressor gene is the "zonation-keeper" of mouse liver
    Samira Benhamouche
    Institut Cochin, Département GDPM, INSERM U567, CNRS, UMR S 8104, Paris, F 75014, France
    Dev Cell 10:759-70. 2006
    ..we show the complementary localization of activated beta-catenin in the perivenous area and the negative regulator Apc in periportal hepatocytes...
  59. doi A genetic study of the role of the Wnt/beta-catenin signalling in Paneth cell differentiation
    Pauline Andreu
    Institut Cochin, Universite Paris Descartes, CNRS UMR 8104, Paris, France
    Dev Biol 324:288-96. 2008
    ..de novo specification of Paneth cells in both the small intestine and colon and that colon cancers resulting from Apc mutations expressed many genes involved in Paneth cell differentiation...
  60. pmc Altered dynamics of intestinal cell maturation in Apc1638N/+ mice
    Donghai Wang
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Cancer Res 70:5348-57. 2010
    ..of activation of these genes were displaced along this axis in the histologically normal intestinal mucosa of Apc(1638N/+) mice before tumor development...
  61. ncbi Sulindac suppresses tumorigenesis in the Min mouse
    Y Beazer-Barclay
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Carcinogenesis 17:1757-60. 1996
    The Min mouse provides a genetically defined model for inherited and sporadic forms of human colorectal tumorigenesis...
  62. ncbi Functional interaction of an axin homolog, conductin, with beta-catenin, APC, and GSK3beta
    J Behrens
    Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Robert Rossle Strasse 10, 13122 Berlin, Germany
    Science 280:596-9. 1998
    ..found to form a complex with both beta-catenin and the tumor suppressor gene product adenomatous polyposis coli (APC)...
  63. ncbi Curcumin modifies Apc(min) apoptosis resistance and inhibits 2-amino 1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP) induced tumour formation in Apc(min) mice
    G P Collett
    Department of Surgery, The Cancer Centre, Queen s University Belfast
    Carcinogenesis 22:821-5. 2001
    ..This study investigates the effects of curcumin on apoptosis and tumorigenesis in male Apc(min) mice treated with the human dietary carcinogen, 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP)...
  64. ncbi The CAST/Ei strain confers significant protection against Apc(Min) intestinal polyps, independent of the resistant modifier of Min 1 (Mom1) locus
    Revati Koratkar
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Cancer Res 62:5413-7. 2002
    Intestinal adenoma development in Apc(Min) mice is influenced by genetic background...
  65. ncbi Requirement for tumor suppressor Apc in the morphogenesis of anterior and ventral mouse embryo
    Tomo o Ishikawa
    Department of Pharmacology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Dev Biol 253:230-46. 2003
    Tumor suppressor Apc (adenomatous polyposis coli) is implicated in the Wnt signaling pathway that is involved in the early embryonic development and tumorigenesis in vertebrates...
  66. ncbi Dietary soy sphingolipids suppress tumorigenesis and gene expression in 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-treated CF1 mice and ApcMin/+ mice
    Holly Symolon
    Program in Nutrition and Health Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Nutr 134:1157-61. 2004
    ..colon tumorigenesis in CF1 mice treated with a colon carcinogen [1,2-dimethylhydrazine (DMH)] and in multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min) mice, which develop intestinal tumors spontaneously...
  67. ncbi Generation of a unique strain of multiple intestinal neoplasia (Apc(+/Min-FCCC)) mice with significantly increased numbers of colorectal adenomas
    Harry S Cooper
    Department of Pathology, Division of Medical Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Mol Carcinog 44:31-41. 2005
    The relevance of the Apc(+/Min) mouse model in the study of human colorectal cancer remains uncertain due to the predominance of small intestinal adenomas and few, if any, colorectal adenomas...
  68. pmc Atonal homolog 1 is a tumor suppressor gene
    Wouter Bossuyt
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, Department of Molecular and Developmental Genetics, VIB, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS Biol 7:e39. 2009
    ..Our data indicate that ATOH1 may be an early target for oncogenic mutations in tissues where it instructs cellular differentiation...
  69. pmc A reciprocal relationship exists between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-activated gene-1 (NAG-1) and cyclooxygenase-2
    Genzo Iguchi
    Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 111 T W Alexander Drive, RTP, NC 27709, USA
    Cancer Lett 282:152-8. 2009
    ..NAG-1 expression, we investigated the expression of NAG-1 and COX-2 in normal and tumor tissue from human patients, Apc(Min/+) mice, and COX-2(-/-) mice...
  70. pmc Roles of arrest-defective protein 1(225) and hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha in tumor growth and metastasis
    Mi Ni Lee
    Division of Life and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ewha Women s University, Seoul, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:426-42. 2010
    ..Murine arrest-defective protein 1A (mARD1A(225)) acetylates HIF-1alpha, triggering its degradation, and thus may play a role in decreased expression of VEGFA...
  71. pmc Expression of CD44 in Apc and Tcf mutant mice implies regulation by the WNT pathway
    V J Wielenga
    Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Pathol 154:515-23. 1999
    ..This suggests a link with disruption of APC tumor suppressor protein-mediated regulation of beta-catenin/Tcf-4 signaling, which is crucial in initiating ..
  72. ncbi Genetic disruption of Ptgs-1, as well as Ptgs-2, reduces intestinal tumorigenesis in Min mice
    P C Chulada
    Laboratory of Experimental Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis, NIH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Cancer Res 60:4705-8. 2000
    ..disruption of either Ptgs-1 or Ptgs-2 (genes coding for COX-1 or COX-2, respectively) reduced polyp formation in Min/+ mice by approximately 80%...
  73. ncbi Apc1638N: a mouse model for familial adenomatous polyposis-associated desmoid tumors and cutaneous cysts
    R Smits
    Medical Genetics Center South West Netherlands, Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University
    Gastroenterology 114:275-83. 1998
    Germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are responsible for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), an autosomal dominant predisposition to the formation of multiple colorectal adenomas...
  74. ncbi Genotype-phenotype correlation in murine Apc mutation: differences in enterocyte migration and response to sulindac
    N N Mahmoud
    The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer Res 59:353-9. 1999
    ..In a previous study of the C57BL/6J-Min/+ (Min/+) mouse, we found that the protein fragment resulting from truncation at codon 850 of murine Apc was ..
  75. ncbi Dnmt1N/+ reduces the net growth rate and multiplicity of intestinal adenomas in C57BL/6-multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min)/+ mice independently of p53 but demonstrates strong synergy with the modifier of Min 1(AKR) resistance allele
    R T Cormier
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Cancer Res 60:3965-70. 2000
    ..5-cytosine DNA methyltransferase gene (Dnmt1(N/+)) diminishes intestinal tumorigenesis in C57BL/6-multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min)/+ mice...
  76. ncbi Tumor-associated Apc mutations in Mlh1-/- Apc1638N mice reveal a mutational signature of Mlh1 deficiency
    M Kuraguchi
    Strang Cancer Research Laboratory at The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Oncogene 19:5755-63. 2000
    Apc1638N mice, which are heterozygous for a germline mutation in Apc, typically develop three to five spontaneous intestinal tumors per animal. In most cases this is associated with allelic loss of wildtype Apc...
  77. ncbi Targeted inactivation of the p21(WAF1/cip1) gene enhances Apc-initiated tumor formation and the tumor-promoting activity of a Western-style high-risk diet by altering cell maturation in the intestinal mucosal
    W C Yang
    Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Cancer Res 61:565-9. 2001
    ..increases the frequency and size of intestinal tumors in Apc1638+/- mice that inherit a mutant allele of the Apc gene, and intermediate effects are seen if a single p21 allele is inactivated...
  78. ncbi Cyclin D1 is not an essential target of beta-catenin signaling during intestinal tumorigenesis, but it may act as a modifier of disease severity in multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min) mice
    Jenny Wilding
    Cancer and Immunogenetics Laboratory, Cancer Research UK, Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DS, United Kingdom
    Cancer Res 62:4562-5. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that cyclin D1 gene activation is important for intestinal tumorigenesis. Multiple intestinal neoplasia mice (a model for human familial adenomatous polyposis) were crossed with cyclin D1 knockout (Ccnd1(-/-..
  79. pmc Mbd4 inactivation increases Cright-arrowT transition mutations and promotes gastrointestinal tumor formation
    Edmund Wong
    Department of Cell Biology, Biostatistics Core, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14937-42. 2002
    ..The combination of Mbd4 deficiency with a germ line mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene increased the tumor number in the GI tract and accelerated tumor progression...
  80. ncbi Thrombospondin 1--a regulator of adenoma growth and carcinoma progression in the APC(Min/+) mouse model
    Linda S Gutierrez
    Walther Cancer Research Center, W M Keck Center for Transgene Research, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freimann Life Sciences Center University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Carcinogenesis 24:199-207. 2003
    ..TSP-1 on adenoma formation and development into cancerous lesions has been evaluated in the Min(/+) (multiple intestinal neoplasia) mouse model...
  81. ncbi The PDZ protein tax-interacting protein-1 inhibits beta-catenin transcriptional activity and growth of colorectal cancer cells
    Mutsumi Kanamori
    Laboratory for Genome Exploration Research Group, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama 230 0045, Japan
    J Biol Chem 278:38758-64. 2003
    ..These data suggest that TIP-1 may represent a novel regulatory element in the Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway...
  82. pmc Cyclin D1 genetic heterozygosity regulates colonic epithelial cell differentiation and tumor number in ApcMin mice
    James Hulit
    The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Research Building Room E501, 3970 Reservoir Rd, N W, Box 571468, Washington, DC 20057 1468, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 24:7598-611. 2004
    ..activity, the primary transforming events in colorectal carcinoma, occurs through induction of the Wnt pathway or APC gene mutations that cause familial adenomatous polyposis...
  83. ncbi Synergy between LRH-1 and beta-catenin induces G1 cyclin-mediated cell proliferation
    Oronza A Botrugno
    Institut de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Universite Louis Pasteur, 67404 Illkirch, France
    Mol Cell 15:499-509. 2004
    ..The implication of LRH-1 in cell proliferation highlights an unanticipated crosstalk between LRH-1 and the beta-catenin/Tcf4 signaling pathway, which is relevant for the renewal of intestinal crypt cells...
  84. pmc Liver-targeted disruption of Apc in mice activates beta-catenin signaling and leads to hepatocellular carcinomas
    S Colnot
    Institut Cochin, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale U567, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8104, Universite Paris V, 24 rue du Faubourg St Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17216-21. 2004
    ..To investigate this issue, we constructed a mutant mouse strain, Apc(lox/lox), in which exon 14 of the tumor-suppressor gene adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) is flanked by loxP ..
  85. ncbi Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) modifies the formation of aggressive fibromatosis (desmoid tumor)
    Catherine Fen Li
    Program in Developmental Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Oncogene 24:1615-24. 2005
    ..deletion in Pai-1 was crossed with a mouse that develops aggressive fibromatosis and gastrointestinal tumors (Apc/Apc1638N mouse)...
  86. ncbi EphB receptor activity suppresses colorectal cancer progression
    Eduard Batlle
    Hubrecht Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Genetics, Uppsalalaan 8, 3584 CT Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 435:1126-30. 2005
    ..Furthermore, reduction of EphB activity accelerates tumorigenesis in the colon and rectum of Apc(Min/+) mice, and results in the formation of aggressive adenocarcinomas...
  87. ncbi 2-Amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP) induces genetic changes in murine intestinal tumours and cells with ApcMin mutation
    A Andreassen
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Mutat Res 604:60-70. 2006
    ..In previous animal studies, spontaneous tumour formation in B6(Min/+) mice was associated with somatic loss of the wild-type Apc+ allele by loss of the entire chromosome 18 or by ..
  88. pmc Loss of Apc allows phenotypic manifestation of the transforming properties of an endogenous K-ras oncogene in vivo
    Owen J Sansom
    Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow G61 1BD, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14122-7. 2006
    ..expressed an oncogenic K-ras(V12) allele in the small intestine of adult mice either alone or in the context of Apc deficiency...
  89. pmc Intracellular role for sphingosine kinase 1 in intestinal adenoma cell proliferation
    Masataka Kohno
    Center for Vascular Biology, Department of Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 26:7211-23. 2006
    ..Here, we show that Sphk1 is expressed and is required for small intestinal tumor cell proliferation in Apc Min/+ mice. Adenoma size but not incidence was dramatically reduced in Apc Min/+ Sphk(-/-) mice...
  90. pmc Lack of adenomatous polyposis coli protein correlates with a decrease in cell migration and overall changes in microtubule stability
    Karin Kroboth
    Division of Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Cell 18:910-8. 2007
    Most sporadic colorectal tumors carry truncation mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene. The APC protein is involved in many processes that govern gut tissue...
  91. pmc Deficiency of SPARC suppresses intestinal tumorigenesis in APCMin/+ mice
    Owen J Sansom
    Beatson Institute of Cancer Research, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Gut 56:1410-4. 2007
    ..More recently, it has been shown to be upregulated in human gastric and colorectal cancer. We therefore wished to address the functional importance of SPARC upregulation to intestinal tumorigenesis in vivo...
  92. ncbi Loss of cathepsin L activity promotes claudin-1 overexpression and intestinal neoplasia
    Francois Boudreau
    Département d Anatomie et de Biologie Cellulaire, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, 3001 12e Ave Nord, Fleurimont, QC, Canada, J1H 5N4
    FASEB J 21:3853-65. 2007
    ..Loss of cathepsin L activity leads to a marked increase in tumor multiplicity in the intestine of Apc(Min) mice...
  93. ncbi EphB-ephrin-B interactions suppress colorectal cancer progression by compartmentalizing tumor cells
    Carme Cortina
    Oncology Programme, Institute for Research in Biomedicine IRB, Josep Samitier 1 5, 08028 Barcelona Spain
    Nat Genet 39:1376-83. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that CRC cells must silence EphB expression to avoid repulsive interactions imposed by normal ephrin-B1-expressing intestinal cells at the onset of tumorigenesis...
  94. pmc Insulin receptor substrate-1 deficiency promotes apoptosis in the putative intestinal crypt stem cell region, limits Apcmin/+ tumors, and regulates Sox9
    Nicole M Ramocki
    Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7545, USA or
    Endocrinology 149:261-7. 2008
    ..the hypothesis that reduced IRS-1 expression increases apoptosis of intestinal crypt cells and protects against Apc(min/+) (Min)/beta-catenin-driven intestinal tumors...
  95. doi Trisomy represses Apc(Min)-mediated tumours in mouse models of Down's syndrome
    Thomas E Sussan
    Department of Physiology and The Institute for Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Nature 451:73-5. 2008
    ..Apc(Min)-mediated tumour number was determined in aneuploid mouse models Ts65Dn, Ts1Rhr and Ms1Rhr...
  96. pmc Loss of cannabinoid receptor 1 accelerates intestinal tumor growth
    Dingzhi Wang
    Departments of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenessee, USA
    Cancer Res 68:6468-76. 2008
    ..and pharmacologic studies reveal that loss or inhibition of CB1 accelerated intestinal adenoma growth in Apc(Min/+) mice whereas activation of CB1 attenuated intestinal tumor growth by inducing cell death via down-regulation of ..
  97. pmc The Min (multiple intestinal neoplasia) mutation: its effect on gut epithelial cell differentiation and interaction with a modifier system
    A R Moser
    McArdle Laboratory, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706
    J Cell Biol 116:1517-26. 1992
    b>Min is a fully penetrant dominant mutation that leads to the development of multiple intestinal adenomas throughout the duodenal-to-colonic axis. Min/+ C57BL6/J mice have an average life-span of 120 d...
  98. ncbi A dominant mutation that predisposes to multiple intestinal neoplasia in the mouse
    A R Moser
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin Madison 53706
    Science 247:322-4. 1990
    ..The mutant gene was found to be dominantly expressed and fully penetrant. Affected mice developed multiple adenomas throughout the entire intestinal tract at an early age...
  99. ncbi Inactivation of both APC alleles in human and mouse tumors
    D B Levy
    Oncology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21231
    Cancer Res 54:5953-8. 1994
    ..coli (APC) gene lead to multiple intestinal tumors in familial adenomatous polyposis patients and in multiple intestinal neoplasia (Min) mice...
  100. ncbi Cyclooxygenase-2 overexpression and tumor formation are blocked by sulindac in a murine model of familial adenomatous polyposis
    S K Boolbol
    Strang Cancer Prevention Center, New York, 10021, USA
    Cancer Res 56:2556-60. 1996
    ..To address the relationship between Cox-2, apoptosis, and tumor development in vivo, we studied C57BL/6J-Min/+(Min) mice, a strain containing a fully penetrant dominant mutation in the Apc gene, leading to the development of ..
  101. ncbi Somatic genetic events linked to the Apc locus in intestinal adenomas of the Min mouse
    C Luongo
    McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research and Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53706, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 17:194-8. 1996
    We have found previously that all spontaneous intestinal adenomas from Apc+/ApcMin mice lose the wild type Apc marker on two genetic backgrounds...

Research Grants23

  1. MOUSE MODELS FOR HUMAN CANCER
    William Dove; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. GENES CONTROLLING NEOPLASIA OF THE INTESTINAL EPITHELIUM
    William Dove; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..in the Min mouse strain have highlighted two new pathways by which the activity of the tumor suppressor gene Apc is lost: homologous somatic recombination and apparent epigenetic silencing...
  3. PREVENTION OF COLORECTAL CANCER BY iNOS AND COX-2 SELECTIVE INHIBITORS
    CHINTHALAPALLY RAO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..inhibitors suppress chemically-induced colon carcinogenesis and also tumor formation in transgenic APC min mice...
  4. MECHANISMS FOR CHEMOPREVENTION OF COLON CANCER
    CHINTHALAPALLY RAO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Tissue distribution and comparative metabolism studies of curcumin and PEMC will be studied with synthetic [3H] curcumin and [3H]-PEMC in vivo in male F-344 rats. ..
  5. Colon Cell Differentiation: NAB and MUC2 Gene Expression
    Anna Velcich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. Finally, we will extend our use of microarray technology to determine how NaB perturbs profiles of gene expression that define lineage specific differentiation (Velcich et al., submitted). ..
  6. CONFOCAL MICROSCOPE FOR LIVE CELL & MULTIWAVELENGTH WORK
    Mark Peifer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Our proposal seeks to meet these new needs, by the creation of a multi-user facility that will provide a state-of-the art confocal microscope to a large group of NIH funded investigators. ..
  7. Modulation of AhR-dependent signaling by PPARb/d
    Jeffrey M Peters; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in gut morphogenesis
    Deborah C Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Mouse Models of Tumor Progression and Therapy Response
    CHRISTOPHER KEMP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These experiments will reveal the molecular and cellular basis for the poor clinical outcome associated with p27 deficient tumors. This knowledge can then be applied to improve treatment design and regimen in the clinical setting. ..
  10. RAGE and modulation of tumor properties
    Emina Huang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A range of tools will be employed in order to accomplish these goals, both in in vitro assay systems, and in vivo, using RAGE null mice and a murine model of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). ..
  11. The Role of Double Strand Breaks in Carcinogenesis
    CHRISTOPHER KEMP; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the functional interaction of the P13 Ks, in regulating p53, apoptosis, development and carcinogenesis at the level of the whole animal is a necessary link to apply knowledge gained from cell culture models to the clinic. ..
  12. Cancer Center Tumor Phenotyping Core
    Gregory Boivin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Expansion of personnel and availability of supply dollars will allow this core to serve numerous investigators in the cancer community. ..
  13. APOPTOSIS IN COLON CANCER CHEMOPREVENTION
    Eugene Gerner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..One project studies biochemical effectors of genes, including the Ki-ras oncogene and the APC and p53 tumor suppressor genes, which are frequently mutated in human colon cancers...
  14. Insulin Resistance and Colon Cancer in Blacks and Whites
    Temitope Keku; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed project will advance the understanding of the role of insulin resistance in colon cancer among African Americans and whites. ..
  15. Inactivation of the Muc2 gene and colorectal cancer
    Anna Velcich; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and carcinoma in the gastrointestinal tract, including the rectum, a site at which tumors do not form in mice with Apc mutations...
  16. HUMAN ABERRANT CRYPT FOCI--BIOMARKERS FOR COLON CANCER
    THERESA PRETLOW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The APC/beta catenin pathway appears to play a key role in colon tumorigenesis...
  17. beta-Catenin/NF-kappaBeta and Colon Cancer
    Shahid Umar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By studying a mechanistic basis of NF-kappaB and beta-catenin mediated increases in cell census, in the absence and presence of chronic inflammation, we may identify new treatment strategies for reducing cancer risk. ..
  18. Role of the PPARb in epithelial cell proliferation
    Jeffrey Peters; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  19. Gordon Research Conference of Polyamine
    Eugene Gerner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Role of PPARbeta in colon carcinogenesis
    Jeffrey Peters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in response to topical application of a tumor promoter (TPA), in human colon tumor cells with an inactivated APC gene, and in human and azoxymethane-induced rodent colon tumors providing the first evidence suggesting that this ..
  21. Physical Activity Measurement in Older Adults
    Lisa Colbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This methodology can then be incorporated into future studies examining the associations between doses of physical activity and various health outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Bile acid-induced colon cancer cell proliferation
    Jean Pierre Raufman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3c) The mechanism whereby bile acids activate metalloproteases will be determined by exploring the roles of PKC, Ca2+, and Src in bile acid-induced HB-EGF release. ..
  23. PATHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE PLASMINOGEN SYSTEM
    Victoria Ploplis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The hypothesis is that cardiac fibrosis will be regulated by urokinase activity and other functions of PAI-I which will be further pursued in future studies of mice expressing functional mutations of PAI-1. ..