BioCentury | Jul 11, 2018
Translation in Brief

Poisoning the stromal chalice

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests antibody-drug conjugates targeting the tumor stroma could treat cancers by co-opting a stromal mechanism to feed cytotoxic drugs to the surrounding tumor cells. Tumor-associated stroma,...
BioCentury | Jun 13, 2018
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INDICATION: Solid tumors; pancreatic cancer; colorectal cancer; breast cancer; lung cancer; ovarian cancer Patient sample and mouse studies suggest anti-ANTXR1 antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) could help treat solid tumors. In tissue samples from esophageal, kidney, uterine,...
BioCentury | May 2, 2018
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...kinase kinase kinase 1 (MAP3K1; MEKK1), phosphatidic acid phosphatase type 2A (PPAP2A; LPP1; PAP2), anthrax toxin receptor 2 (ANTXR2...
...transcript 1 (NEAT1). In 89 of the patients, genomic analysis identified associations between mutations in ANTXR2...
BioCentury | Dec 5, 2017
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INDICATION: Breast cancer Patient sample, cell culture and mouse studies suggest chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells targeting ANTXR1 could help treat triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). In patient samples, levels of ANTXR1 were higher in...
BioCentury | Jun 20, 2017
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...studies suggest inhibiting COL6A1 could help treat hyaline fibromatosis syndrome (HFS), which is caused by ANTXR2...
...Next steps could include identifying and testing inhibitors of COL6A1 in the model. TARGET/MARKER/PATHWAY: Anthrax toxin receptor 2 (ANTXR2...
...of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland email: Hongjiang Li Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) Anthrax toxin receptor 2 (ANTXR2) Collagen...
BioCentury | Mar 8, 2012
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Indication: Cancer

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Cancer Cancer Anthrax toxin receptor 1 (ANTXR1; TEM8) Studies in mice suggest inhibiting TEM8 could help treat cancer. In multiple mouse models of cancer, injection of...
BioCentury | Mar 8, 2012
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Indication: Autoimmune Disease

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Autoimmune disease Autoimmune disease Indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase (INDO; IDO) Mouse studies suggest IDO could help treat and prevent autoimmune diseases. In lupus-prone mice, an IDO inhibitor...
BioCentury | Mar 8, 2012
Targets & Mechanisms

A TEM to kill

...protective antigen inhibits tumor angiogenesis, and the group is continuing to study how ANTXR1 and ANTXR2...
BioCentury | Oct 13, 2007
Clinical News

Dual-action anthrax antitoxin and vaccine

...VLPs) were engineered for multivalent display of both the high-affinity anthrax toxin-binding domain of the ANTXR2...
BioCentury | Oct 29, 2001
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University of Wisconsin other research news

Researchers published in Nature the cloning of a human cellular receptor (ATR) for protective antigen (PA), one component of the anthrax toxin. They reported that the receptor has an extracellular von Willebrand factor A domain...
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