A polyposis syndrome due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the APC genes (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. The syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the COLON and RECTUM of affected individuals by early adulthood.
A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling which is mutant in ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI and GARDNER SYNDROME.
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with familial adenomatous polyposis (ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI) and GARDNER SYNDROME, as well as some sporadic colorectal cancers.
A multi-functional catenin that participates in CELL ADHESION and nuclear signaling. Beta catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to the ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It also serves as a transcriptional co-activator and downstream component of WNT PROTEIN-mediated SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS.
Discrete abnormal tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the INTESTINE. A polyp is attached to the intestinal wall either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.
Major constituent of the cytoskeleton found in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells. They form a flexible framework for the cell, provide attachment points for organelles and formed bodies, and make communication between parts of the cell possible.
A scaffolding protein that is a critical component of the axin signaling complex which binds to ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI PROTEIN; GLYCOGEN SYNTHASE KINASE 3; and CASEIN KINASE I.
Benign neoplasms derived from glandular epithelium. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
The growth of INTESTINAL POLYPS. Growth processes include neoplastic (ADENOMA and CARCINOMA) and non-neoplastic (hyperplastic, mucosal, inflammatory, and other polyps).
A childhood counterpart of abdominal or extra-abdominal desmoid tumors, characterized by firm subcutaneous nodules that grow rapidly in any part of the body but do not metastasize. The adult form of abdominal fibromatosis is FIBROMATOSIS, ABDOMINAL. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A benign epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
Tumors or cancer of the INTESTINES.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
A variant of ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI caused by mutation in the APC gene (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. It is characterized by not only the presence of multiple colonic polyposis but also extracolonic ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT; the EYE; the SKIN; the SKULL; and the FACIAL BONES; as well as malignancy in organs other than the GI tract.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON.
Discrete abnormal tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the DIGESTIVE TRACT or the RESPIRATORY TRACT. Polyps can be spheroidal, hemispheroidal, or irregular mound-shaped structures attached to the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the lumen wall either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.
Diffusible gene products that act on homologous or heterologous molecules of viral or cellular DNA to regulate the expression of proteins.
Wnt proteins are a large family of secreted glycoproteins that play essential roles in EMBRYONIC AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT, and tissue maintenance. They bind to FRIZZLED RECEPTORS and act as PARACRINE PROTEIN FACTORS to initiate a variety of SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS. The canonical Wnt signaling pathway stabilizes the transcriptional coactivator BETA CATENIN.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
A relatively large mass of unusually firm scarlike connective tissue resulting from active participation of fibroblasts, occurring most frequently in the abdominal muscles of women who have borne children. The fibroblasts infiltrate surrounding muscle and fascia. (Stedman, 25th ed)
One of the two pairs of human chromosomes in the group B class (CHROMOSOMES, HUMAN, 4-5).
Any detectable and heritable alteration in the lineage of germ cells. Mutations in these cells (i.e., "generative" cells ancestral to the gametes) are transmitted to progeny while those in somatic cells are not.
Tumors or cancer of the DUODENUM.
Discrete tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the COLON. These POLYPS are connected to the wall of the colon either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.
A family of DNA-binding proteins that are primarily expressed in T-LYMPHOCYTES. They interact with BETA CATENIN and serve as transcriptional activators and repressors in a variety of developmental processes.
A sulfinylindene derivative prodrug whose sulfinyl moiety is converted in vivo to an active NSAID analgesic. Specifically, the prodrug is converted by liver enzymes to a sulfide which is excreted in the bile and then reabsorbed from the intestine. This helps to maintain constant blood levels with reduced gastrointestinal side effects.
A surgical procedure involving the excision of the COLON and RECTUM and the formation of an ILEOANAL RESERVOIR (pouch). In patients with intestinal diseases, such as ulcerative colitis, this procedure avoids the need for an OSTOMY by allowing for transanal defecation.
A family of proteins that contain several 42-amino acid repeat domains and are homologous to the Drosophila armadillo protein. They bind to other proteins through their armadillo domains and play a variety of roles in the CELL including SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION, regulation of DESMOSOME assembly, and CELL ADHESION.
A glycogen synthase kinase that was originally described as a key enzyme involved in glycogen metabolism. It regulates a diverse array of functions such as CELL DIVISION, microtubule function and APOPTOSIS.
A transcription factor that takes part in WNT signaling pathway. The activity of the protein is regulated via its interaction with BETA CATENIN. Transcription factor 7-like 2 protein plays an important role in the embryogenesis of the PANCREAS and ISLET CELLS.
A specific complex of WNT SIGNALING PATHWAY proteins that mediates the phosphorylation-dependent destruction of cytosolic BETA-CATENIN. The complex is disrupted by cell surface binding of WNT PROTEINS, which allows beta-catenin levels to rise to the point where they migrate to the CELL NUCLEUS and activate transcription.
A T-cell factor that plays an essential role in EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sacs or reservoirs created to function in place of the COLON and/or RECTUM in patients who have undergone restorative proctocolectomy (PROCTOCOLECTOMY, RESTORATIVE).
A class of protein-serine-threonine kinases that was originally found as one of the three types of kinases that phosphorylate GLYCOGEN SYNTHASE. Glycogen synthase kinases along with CA(2+)-CALMODULIN DEPENDENT PROTEIN KINASES and CYCLIC AMP-DEPENDENT PROTEIN KINASES regulate glycogen synthase activity.
Biochemical identification of mutational changes in a nucleotide sequence.
A complex signaling pathway whose name is derived from the DROSOPHILA Wg gene, which when mutated results in the wingless phenotype, and the vertebrate INT gene, which is located near integration sites of MOUSE MAMMARY TUMOR VIRUS. The signaling pathway is initiated by the binding of WNT PROTEINS to cells surface WNT RECEPTORS which interact with the AXIN SIGNALING COMPLEX and an array of second messengers that influence the actions of BETA CATENIN.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
Proteins obtained from ESCHERICHIA COLI.
The largest subunit of the anaphase-promoting complex. It acts primarily as a scaffold for the proper organization and arrangement of subunits. The C-terminal region of Apc1 contains a series of tandem amino acid repeats that are also seen in the 26S proteasome regulatory particle, and may assist with forming and stabilizing protein-protein interactions.
Lining of the INTESTINES, consisting of an inner EPITHELIUM, a middle LAMINA PROPRIA, and an outer MUSCULARIS MUCOSAE. In the SMALL INTESTINE, the mucosa is characterized by a series of folds and abundance of absorptive cells (ENTEROCYTES) with MICROVILLI.
The loss of one allele at a specific locus, caused by a deletion mutation; or loss of a chromosome from a chromosome pair, resulting in abnormal HEMIZYGOSITY. It is detected when heterozygous markers for a locus appear monomorphic because one of the ALLELES was deleted.
Slender, cylindrical filaments found in the cytoskeleton of plant and animal cells. They are composed of the protein TUBULIN and are influenced by TUBULIN MODULATORS.
Calcium-dependent cell adhesion proteins. They are important in the formation of ADHERENS JUNCTIONS between cells. Cadherins are classified by their distinct immunological and tissue specificities, either by letters (E- for epithelial, N- for neural, and P- for placental cadherins) or by numbers (cadherin-12 or N-cadherin 2 for brain-cadherin). Cadherins promote cell adhesion via a homophilic mechanism as in the construction of tissues and of the whole animal body.
The intracellular transfer of information (biological activation/inhibition) through a signal pathway. In each signal transduction system, an activation/inhibition signal from a biologically active molecule (hormone, neurotransmitter) is mediated via the coupling of a receptor/enzyme to a second messenger system or to an ion channel. Signal transduction plays an important role in activating cellular functions, cell differentiation, and cell proliferation. Examples of signal transduction systems are the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID-postsynaptic receptor-calcium ion channel system, the receptor-mediated T-cell activation pathway, and the receptor-mediated activation of phospholipases. Those coupled to membrane depolarization or intracellular release of calcium include the receptor-mediated activation of cytotoxic functions in granulocytes and the synaptic potentiation of protein kinase activation. Some signal transduction pathways may be part of larger signal transduction pathways; for example, protein kinase activation is part of the platelet activation signal pathway.
A type of mutation in which a number of NUCLEOTIDES deleted from or inserted into a protein coding sequence is not divisible by three, thereby causing an alteration in the READING FRAMES of the entire coding sequence downstream of the mutation. These mutations may be induced by certain types of MUTAGENS or may occur spontaneously.
Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A benign tumor composed of bone tissue or a hard tumor of bonelike structure developing on a bone (homoplastic osteoma) or on other structures (heteroplastic osteoma). (From Dorland, 27th ed)
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
Proteins obtained from the ZEBRAFISH. Many of the proteins in this species have been the subject of studies involving basic embryological development (EMBRYOLOGY).
A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (MCC stands for mutated in colorectal cancer).
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the duodenum.
Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.
Variation in a population's DNA sequence that is detected by determining alterations in the conformation of denatured DNA fragments. Denatured DNA fragments are allowed to renature under conditions that prevent the formation of double-stranded DNA and allow secondary structure to form in single stranded fragments. These fragments are then run through polyacrylamide gels to detect variations in the secondary structure that is manifested as an alteration in migration through the gels.
The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.
DNA present in neoplastic tissue.
High molecular weight proteins found in the MICROTUBULES of the cytoskeletal system. Under certain conditions they are required for TUBULIN assembly into the microtubules and stabilize the assembled microtubules.
A proto-oncogene protein and member of the Wnt family of proteins. It is expressed in the caudal MIDBRAIN and is essential for proper development of the entire mid-/hindbrain region.
Cell changes manifested by escape from control mechanisms, increased growth potential, alterations in the cell surface, karyotypic abnormalities, morphological and biochemical deviations from the norm, and other attributes conferring the ability to invade, metastasize, and kill.
The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.
Within a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-limited body which contains chromosomes and one or more nucleoli (CELL NUCLEOLUS). The nuclear membrane consists of a double unit-type membrane which is perforated by a number of pores; the outermost membrane is continuous with the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM. A cell may contain more than one nucleus. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Cells grown in vitro from neoplastic tissue. If they can be established as a TUMOR CELL LINE, they can be propagated in cell culture indefinitely.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in neoplastic tissue.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The section of the alimentary canal from the STOMACH to the ANAL CANAL. It includes the LARGE INTESTINE and SMALL INTESTINE.
Human COLORECTAL CARCINOMA cell line.
A broad category of carrier proteins that play a role in SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. They generally contain several modular domains, each of which having its own binding activity, and act by forming complexes with other intracellular-signaling molecules. Signal-transducing adaptor proteins lack enzyme activity, however their activity can be modulated by other signal-transducing enzymes
Endogenous substances, usually proteins, which are effective in the initiation, stimulation, or termination of the genetic transcription process.
Pathological processes that tend eventually to become malignant. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Specialized structures of the cell that extend the cell membrane and project out from the cell surface.
Anti-inflammatory agents that are non-steroidal in nature. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, they have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions.They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for their analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions; other mechanisms may contribute to their anti-inflammatory effects.
Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.
A catenin that binds F-ACTIN and links the CYTOSKELETON with BETA CATENIN and GAMMA CATENIN.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Proteins which maintain the transcriptional quiescence of specific GENES or OPERONS. Classical repressor proteins are DNA-binding proteins that are normally bound to the OPERATOR REGION of an operon, or the ENHANCER SEQUENCES of a gene until a signal occurs that causes their release.
Deletion of sequences of nucleic acids from the genetic material of an individual.
A set of three nucleotides in a protein coding sequence that specifies individual amino acids or a termination signal (CODON, TERMINATOR). Most codons are universal, but some organisms do not produce the transfer RNAs (RNA, TRANSFER) complementary to all codons. These codons are referred to as unassigned codons (CODONS, NONSENSE).
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
Acute INFLAMMATION in the INTESTINAL MUCOSA of the continent ileal reservoir (or pouch) in patients who have undergone ILEOSTOMY and restorative proctocolectomy (PROCTOCOLECTOMY, RESTORATIVE).
A cell line derived from cultured tumor cells.
Products of proto-oncogenes. Normally they do not have oncogenic or transforming properties, but are involved in the regulation or differentiation of cell growth. They often have protein kinase activity.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the colon.
Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Mice bearing mutant genes which are phenotypically expressed in the animals.
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)
DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.
Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.
Proteins obtained from various species of Xenopus. Included here are proteins from the African clawed frog (XENOPUS LAEVIS). Many of these proteins have been the subject of scientific investigations in the area of MORPHOGENESIS and development.
An inducibly-expressed subtype of prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase. It plays an important role in many cellular processes and INFLAMMATION. It is the target of COX2 INHIBITORS.
A genetic rearrangement through loss of segments of DNA or RNA, bringing sequences which are normally separated into close proximity. This deletion may be detected using cytogenetic techniques and can also be inferred from the phenotype, indicating a deletion at one specific locus.
Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
The parts of a transcript of a split GENE remaining after the INTRONS are removed. They are spliced together to become a MESSENGER RNA or other functional RNA.
Genes that inhibit expression of the tumorigenic phenotype. They are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. When tumor suppressor genes are inactivated or lost, a barrier to normal proliferation is removed and unregulated growth is possible.
A benign tumor of fibrous or fully developed connective tissue.
Human colonic ADENOCARCINOMA cells that are able to express differentiation features characteristic of mature intestinal cells such as the GOBLET CELLS.
Agents that reduce the frequency or rate of spontaneous or induced tumors independently of the mechanism involved.
Proteins which bind to DNA. The family includes proteins which bind to both double- and single-stranded DNA and also includes specific DNA binding proteins in serum which can be used as markers for malignant diseases.
An individual having different alleles at one or more loci regarding a specific character.
The part of a cell that contains the CYTOSOL and small structures excluding the CELL NUCLEUS; MITOCHONDRIA; and large VACUOLES. (Glick, Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1990)
Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.
The condition of a pattern of malignancies within a family, but not every individual's necessarily having the same neoplasm. Characteristically the tumor tends to occur at an earlier than average age, individuals may have more than one primary tumor, the tumors may be multicentric, usually more than 25 percent of the individuals in direct lineal descent from the proband are affected, and the cancer predisposition in these families behaves as an autosomal dominant trait with about 60 percent penetrance.
A negative regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. At the molecular level, the major regulatory sites include membrane receptors, genes (GENE EXPRESSION REGULATION), mRNAs (RNA, MESSENGER), and proteins.
A mutation caused by the substitution of one nucleotide for another. This results in the DNA molecule having a change in a single base pair.
Family of retrovirus-associated DNA sequences (ras) originally isolated from Harvey (H-ras, Ha-ras, rasH) and Kirsten (K-ras, Ki-ras, rasK) murine sarcoma viruses. Ras genes are widely conserved among animal species and sequences corresponding to both H-ras and K-ras genes have been detected in human, avian, murine, and non-vertebrate genomes. The closely related N-ras gene has been detected in human neuroblastoma and sarcoma cell lines. All genes of the family have a similar exon-intron structure and each encodes a p21 protein.
A Wnt protein subtype that plays a role in cell-cell signaling during EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT and the morphogenesis of the developing NEURAL TUBE.
Proteins that are normally involved in holding cellular growth in check. Deficiencies or abnormalities in these proteins may lead to unregulated cell growth and tumor development.
Tumors or cancer of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, from the MOUTH to the ANAL CANAL.
Cells that line the inner and outer surfaces of the body by forming cellular layers (EPITHELIUM) or masses. Epithelial cells lining the SKIN; the MOUTH; the NOSE; and the ANAL CANAL derive from ectoderm; those lining the RESPIRATORY SYSTEM and the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM derive from endoderm; others (CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM and LYMPHATIC SYSTEM) derive from mesoderm. Epithelial cells can be classified mainly by cell shape and function into squamous, glandular and transitional epithelial cells.
Intradermal or subcutaneous saclike structure, the wall of which is stratified epithelium containing keratohyalin granules.
An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
Desmoplakins are cytoskeletal linker proteins that anchor INTERMEDIATE FILAMENTS to the PLASMA MEMBRANE at DESMOSOMES.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.
Recombinant proteins produced by the GENETIC TRANSLATION of fused genes formed by the combination of NUCLEIC ACID REGULATORY SEQUENCES of one or more genes with the protein coding sequences of one or more genes.
Proteins that originate from insect species belonging to the genus DROSOPHILA. The proteins from the most intensely studied species of Drosophila, DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER, are the subject of much interest in the area of MORPHOGENESIS and development.
Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.
A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
A verocytotoxin-producing serogroup belonging to the O subfamily of Escherichia coli which has been shown to cause severe food-borne disease. A strain from this serogroup, serotype H7, which produces SHIGA TOXINS, has been linked to human disease outbreaks resulting from contamination of foods by E. coli O157 from bovine origin.
A hereditary disease caused by autosomal dominant mutations involving CHROMOSOME 19. It is characterized by the presence of INTESTINAL POLYPS, consistently in the JEJUNUM, and mucocutaneous pigmentation with MELANIN spots of the lips, buccal MUCOSA, and digits.
The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
A multi-functional catenin that is highly homologous to BETA CATENIN. Gamma catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It is also found in DESMOSOMES where it mediates the link between DESMOSOMAL CADHERINS and DESMOPLAKIN.
Microscopy of specimens stained with fluorescent dye (usually fluorescein isothiocyanate) or of naturally fluorescent materials, which emit light when exposed to ultraviolet or blue light. Immunofluorescence microscopy utilizes antibodies that are labeled with fluorescent dye.
Actual loss of portion of a chromosome.
The portion of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT between the PYLORUS of the STOMACH and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE. It is divisible into three portions: the DUODENUM, the JEJUNUM, and the ILEUM.
An increased tendency to acquire CHROMOSOME ABERRATIONS when various processes involved in chromosome replication, repair, or segregation are dysfunctional.
Interruption or suppression of the expression of a gene at transcriptional or translational levels.
A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.
The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.
The introduction of a phosphoryl group into a compound through the formation of an ester bond between the compound and a phosphorus moiety.
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A CALMODULIN-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of proteins. This enzyme is also sometimes dependent on CALCIUM. A wide range of proteins can act as acceptor, including VIMENTIN; SYNAPSINS; GLYCOGEN SYNTHASE; MYOSIN LIGHT CHAINS; and the MICROTUBULE-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p277)
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
A family of DNA repair enzymes that recognize damaged nucleotide bases and remove them by hydrolyzing the N-glycosidic bond that attaches them to the sugar backbone of the DNA molecule. The process called BASE EXCISION REPAIR can be completed by a DNA-(APURINIC OR APYRIMIDINIC SITE) LYASE which excises the remaining RIBOSE sugar from the DNA.
Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.
Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.
The distal and narrowest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between the JEJUNUM and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE.
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
Identification of proteins or peptides that have been electrophoretically separated by blot transferring from the electrophoresis gel to strips of nitrocellulose paper, followed by labeling with antibody probes.
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
Linear POLYPEPTIDES that are synthesized on RIBOSOMES and may be further modified, crosslinked, cleaved, or assembled into complex proteins with several subunits. The specific sequence of AMINO ACIDS determines the shape the polypeptide will take, during PROTEIN FOLDING, and the function of the protein.
The superior portion of the body of the stomach above the level of the cardiac notch.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.
Tumors or cancer of the CECUM.
Strains of mice in which certain GENES of their GENOMES have been disrupted, or "knocked-out". To produce knockouts, using RECOMBINANT DNA technology, the normal DNA sequence of the gene being studied is altered to prevent synthesis of a normal gene product. Cloned cells in which this DNA alteration is successful are then injected into mouse EMBRYOS to produce chimeric mice. The chimeric mice are then bred to yield a strain in which all the cells of the mouse contain the disrupted gene. Knockout mice are used as EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS for diseases (DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL) and to clarify the functions of the genes.
Proteins which are found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. They consist of two types, peripheral and integral proteins. They include most membrane-associated enzymes, antigenic proteins, transport proteins, and drug, hormone, and lectin receptors.
A neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells. It is characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain. (Stedman, 25th ed)
CELL LINES derived from the CV-1 cell line by transformation with a replication origin defective mutant of SV40 VIRUS, which codes for wild type large T antigen (ANTIGENS, POLYOMAVIRUS TRANSFORMING). They are used for transfection and cloning. (The CV-1 cell line was derived from the kidney of an adult male African green monkey (CERCOPITHECUS AETHIOPS).)
Relatively undifferentiated cells that retain the ability to divide and proliferate throughout postnatal life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.
Tumors or cancer in the JEJUNUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).
The process of moving proteins from one cellular compartment (including extracellular) to another by various sorting and transport mechanisms such as gated transport, protein translocation, and vesicular transport.
Orientation of intracellular structures especially with respect to the apical and basolateral domains of the plasma membrane. Polarized cells must direct proteins from the Golgi apparatus to the appropriate domain since tight junctions prevent proteins from diffusing between the two domains.
The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.
A genus of small, two-winged flies containing approximately 900 described species. These organisms are the most extensively studied of all genera from the standpoint of genetics and cytology.
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Macromolecular complexes formed from the association of defined protein subunits.
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An aquatic genus of the family, Pipidae, occurring in Africa and distinguished by having black horny claws on three inner hind toes.
A dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the COMMON BILE DUCT and the MAIN PANCREATIC DUCT, also known as the hepatopancreatic ampulla.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control (induction or repression) of gene action at the level of transcription or translation.
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A group of autosomal-dominant inherited diseases in which COLON CANCER arises in discrete adenomas. Unlike FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI with hundreds of polyps, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms occur much later, in the fourth and fifth decades. HNPCC has been associated with germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. It has been subdivided into Lynch syndrome I or site-specific colonic cancer, and LYNCH SYNDROME II which includes extracolonic cancer.
Structurally related forms of an enzyme. Each isoenzyme has the same mechanism and classification, but differs in its chemical, physical, or immunological characteristics.

Identification of APC2, a homologue of the adenomatous polyposis coli tumour suppressor. (1/796)

The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumour-suppressor protein controls the Wnt signalling pathway by forming a complex with glycogen synthase kinase 3beta (GSK-3beta), axin/conductin and betacatenin. Complex formation induces the rapid degradation of betacatenin. In colon carcinoma cells, loss of APC leads to the accumulation of betacatenin in the nucleus, where it binds to and activates the Tcf-4 transcription factor (reviewed in [1] [2]). Here, we report the identification and genomic structure of APC homologues. Mammalian APC2, which closely resembles APC in overall domain structure, was functionally analyzed and shown to contain two SAMP domains, both of which are required for binding to conductin. Like APC, APC2 regulates the formation of active betacatenin-Tcf complexes, as demonstrated using transient transcriptional activation assays in APC -/- colon carcinoma cells. Human APC2 maps to chromosome 19p13.3. APC and APC2 may therefore have comparable functions in development and cancer.  (+info)

Expression of CD44 in Apc and Tcf mutant mice implies regulation by the WNT pathway. (2/796)

Overexpression of cell surface glycoproteins of the CD44 family is an early event in the colorectal adenoma-carcinoma sequence. This suggests a link with disruption of APC tumor suppressor protein-mediated regulation of beta-catenin/Tcf-4 signaling, which is crucial in initiating tumorigenesis. To explore this hypothesis, we analyzed CD44 expression in the intestinal mucosa of mice and humans with genetic defects in either APC or Tcf-4, leading to constitutive activation or blockade of the beta-catenin/Tcf-4 pathway, respectively. We show that CD44 expression in the non-neoplastic intestinal mucosa of Apc mutant mice is confined to the crypt epithelium but that CD44 is strongly overexpressed in adenomas as well as in invasive carcinomas. This overexpression includes the standard part of the CD44 (CD44s) as well as variant exons (CD44v). Interestingly, deregulated CD44 expression is already present in aberrant crypt foci with dysplasia (ACFs), the earliest detectable lesions of colorectal neoplasia. Like ACFs of Apc-mutant mice, ACFs of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) patients also overexpress CD44. In sharp contrast, Tcf-4 mutant mice show a complete absence of CD44 in the epithelium of the small intestine. This loss of CD44 concurs with loss of stem cell characteristics, shared with adenoma cells. Our results indicate that CD44 expression is part of a genetic program controlled by the beta-catenin/Tcf-4 signaling pathway and suggest a role for CD44 in the generation and turnover of epithelial cells.  (+info)

Analysis of masked mutations in familial adenomatous polyposis. (3/796)

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is an autosomal-dominant disease characterized by the development of hundreds of adenomatous polyps of the colorectum. Approximately 80% of FAP patients can be shown to have truncating mutations of the APC gene. To determine the cause of FAP in the other 20% of patients, MAMA (monoallelic mutation analysis) was used to independently examine the status of each of the two APC alleles. Seven of nine patients analyzed were found to have significantly reduced expression from one of their two alleles whereas two patients were found to have full-length expression from both alleles. We conclude that more than 95% of patients with FAP have inactivating mutations in APC and that a combination of MAMA and standard genetic tests will identify APC abnormalities in the vast majority of such patients. That no APC expression from the mutant allele is found in some FAP patients argues strongly against the requirement for dominant negative effects of APC mutations. The results also suggest that there may be at least one additional gene, besides APC, that can give rise to FAP.  (+info)

Administration of an unconjugated bile acid increases duodenal tumors in a murine model of familial adenomatous polyposis. (4/796)

Intestinal carcinogenesis involves the successive accumulation of multiple genetic defects until cellular transformation to an invasive phenotype occurs. This process is modulated by many epigenetic factors. Unconjugated bile acids are tumor promoters whose presence in intestinal tissues is regulated by dietary factors. We studied the role of the unconjugated bile acid, chenodeoxycholate, in an animal model of familial adenomatous polyposis. Mice susceptible to intestinal tumors as a result of a germline mutation in Apc (Min/+ mice) were given a 10 week dietary treatment with 0.5% chenodeoxycholate. Following this, the mice were examined to determine tumor number, enterocyte proliferation, apoptosis and beta-catenin expression. Intestinal tissue prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) levels were also assessed. Administration of chenodeoxycholate in the diet increased duodenal tumor number in Min/+ mice. Promotion of duodenal tumor formation was accompanied by increased beta-catenin expression in duodenal cells, as well as increased PGE2 in duodenal tissue. These data suggest that unconjugated bile acids contribute to periampullary tumor formation in the setting of an Apc mutation.  (+info)

Combined molecular and clinical approaches for the identification of families with familial adenomatous polyposis coli. (5/796)

OBJECTIVE: Using an interdisciplinary clinical and molecular approach, the authors identified APC germline mutations in families with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Correlation of mutation site with disease manifestation and the impact of molecular data on clinical proceedings were examined. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Germline mutations in the APC gene predispose to FAP. Established and proposed genotype-phenotype correlations as well as the influence of mutation site on surgical procedures have been reported. The predictive value of APC mutation analysis for disease manifestation and therapeutic decision making needs to be investigated further. METHODS: One hundred twenty-three kindreds of the local FAP registry were included in this study. CHRPE phenotype was defined as at least one large characteristic lesion or a total of four lesions in both eyes. APC mutations were identified by protein truncation test and automated DNA sequencing from patient lymphocyte DNA and RNA. RESULTS: APC germline mutations were identified in 85/123 families with FAP. They were located between codons 213 and 1581 of the APC gene and displayed distinct genotype-phenotype correlations. CHRPE status facilitated mutation analysis by discriminating regions of interest within the APC coding region. Severe manifestations of desmoids were restricted to mutations between codons 1444 through 1581. Whereas 91% (75/82) of at-risk persons were excluded as mutation carriers, APC germline mutations were detected before clinical examination in 9% (7/82) of at-risk persons. One patient agreed to endoscopy only after mutation detection. CONCLUSIONS: This study supports the feasibility of combined molecular and clinical screening of families with FAP and may provide a guideline for routine presymptomatic molecular diagnostics in a clinical laboratory.  (+info)

Hereditary desmoid disease in a family with a germline Alu I repeat mutation of the APC gene. (6/796)

Two families with autosomal dominantly inherited desmoid tumors have recently been shown to have germline mutations at the 3' end of the APC gene. We subsequently identified an Amish family with autosomal dominantly inherited desmoid tumors. Genetic analysis performed on one family member, a 47-year-old man with multiple desmoid tumors and no colon polyps, revealed a protein truncating mutation in the middle of the APC gene. The truncating mutation is the result of a 337-bp insertion of an Alu I sequence into codon 1526 of the APC gene. The presence of a poly(A) tail at the 3' end of the insertion suggests that the Alu I sequence was inserted by a retrotranspositional event. Germline insertions of Alu I sequences have occasionally been reported to cause other genetic diseases including type I neurofibromatosis, hereditary site-specific breast cancer (BRCA2), and hemophilia B. However, this is the first report of a germline mutation of the APC gene resulting from an Alu I insertion.  (+info)

Cost comparison of predictive genetic testing versus conventional clinical screening for familial adenomatous polyposis. (7/796)

BACKGROUND: Mutations of the APC gene cause familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), a hereditary colorectal cancer predisposition syndrome. AIMS: To conduct a cost comparison analysis of predictive genetic testing versus conventional clinical screening for individuals at risk of inheriting FAP, using the perspective of a third party payer. METHODS: All direct health care costs for both screening strategies were measured according to time and motion, and the expected costs evaluated using a decision analysis model. RESULTS: The baseline analysis predicted that screening a prototype FAP family would cost $4975/ pound3109 by molecular testing and $8031/ pound5019 by clinical screening strategy, when family members were monitored with the same frequency of clinical surveillance (every two to three years). Sensitivity analyses revealed that the genetic testing approach is cost saving for key variables including the kindred size, the age of screening onset, and the cost of mutation identification in a proband. However, if the APC mutation carriers were monitored at an increased (annual) frequency, the cost of the genetic screening strategy increased to $7483/ pound4677 and was especially sensitive to variability in age of onset of screening, family size, and cost of genetic testing of at risk relatives. CONCLUSIONS: In FAP kindreds, a predictive genetic testing strategy costs less than conventional clinical screening, provided that the frequency of surveillance is identical using either strategy. An additional significant benefit is the elimination of unnecessary colonic examinations for those family members found to be non-carriers.  (+info)

Dominant negative effect of the APC1309 mutation: a possible explanation for genotype-phenotype correlations in familial adenomatous polyposis. (8/796)

Inactivation of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene product initiates colorectal tumorigenesis. Patients with familial APC (FAP) carry germ-line mutations in the APC gene and develop multiple colorectal adenomas and subsequent carcinomas early in life. The severity of the disease correlates with the position of the inherited APC mutation (genotype-phenotype correlation). Together with the fact that both germ-line and sporadic APC mutations cluster in the central region of the APC gene, this points to a dominant negative effect of certain APC mutants. Loss of APC function was recently shown to result in enhanced beta-catenin-/Tcf-mediated transcription in colon epithelial cells. Here, we provide experimental evidence for a dominant negative effect of APC gene products associated with severe polyposis. Wild-type APC activity in beta-catenin-/Tcf-mediated transcription was strongly inhibited by a mutant APC that is truncated at codon 1309. In contrast, mutant APC gene products that are associated with attenuated polyposis (codon 386 or 1465) interfered only weakly with wild-type APC activity. These results suggest a molecular explanation for the genotype-phenotype correlation in FAP patients and support the idea that colorectal tumor growth might be, in part, driven by selection for a mutation in the mutation cluster region.  (+info)

TY - JOUR. T1 - Gastric adenocarcinoma associated with fundic gland polyps in a patient with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis. AU - Hofgärtner, Wolfgang T.. AU - Thorp, Micah. AU - Ramus, Mark W.. AU - Delorefice, Guy. AU - Chey, William Y.. AU - Ryan, Charlotte K.. AU - Takahashi, Garry W.. AU - Lobitz, John R.. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2007 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 1999/8. Y1 - 1999/8. N2 - Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a rare autosomal dominant precancerous condition of the colon caused by mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor gene. FAP is characterized by the appearance of innumerable adenomatous polyps throughout the large bowel. Fundic gland polyps are the most common gastric lesion in FAP. It is generally believed that fundic gland polyps have little or no potential for malignant transformation in the population at large, and only a few case reports describe the development of high grade dysplasia or gastric adenocarcinoma ...
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BACKGROUND: The reported proportion of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis who have adrenal lesions varies between 7% and 13% compared with 4% in the general population; the prevalence of adrenal lesions in patients with attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis and MUTYH-associated polyposis is unknown. Data on the clinical relevance and clinical course are limited. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to report on the frequency, characteristics, and progression of adrenal lesions in polyposis patients. DESIGN: This was a historical cohort study. SETTINGS: The study was performed at the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam. PATIENTS: All of the patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis, and MUTYH-associated polyposis were included. Medical charts and imaging reports were analyzed for data on adrenal lesions. A radiologist reassessed all of the images. Patients had not routinely been screened for adrenal lesions. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The frequency, ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - A novel APC promoter 1B deletion shows a founder effect in Italian patients with classical familial adenomatous polyposis phenotype. AU - Marabelli, M.. AU - Gismondi, V.. AU - Ricci, M. T.. AU - Vetro, A.. AU - Khouzam, R. Abou. AU - Rea, V.. AU - Vitellaro, M.. AU - Zuffardi, O.. AU - Varesco, L.. AU - Ranzani, G. N.. N1 - LR: 20180201; CI: (c) 2017; JID: 9007329; 0 (APC protein, human); 0 (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein); 2017/06/01 00:00 [received]; 2017/08/05 00:00 [revised]; 2017/08/07 00:00 [accepted]; 2017/08/10 06:00 [pubmed]; 2018/02/02 06:00 [medline]; 2017/08/10 06:00 [entrez]; ppublish. PY - 2017/12/1. Y1 - 2017/12/1. N2 - Familial adenomatous polyposis is a Mendelian syndrome in which germline loss-of-function mutations of APC are associated with multiple adenomatous polyps of the large bowel, a multiplicity of extracolonic features, and a high lifetime risk of colorectal cancer. Different APC germline mutations have been identified, including sequence changes, ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Variable phenotype of familial adenomatous polyposis in pedigrees with 3 mutation in the APC gene. AU - Brensinger Trimbath, Jill. AU - Laken, S. J.. AU - Luce, M. C.. AU - Powell, S. M.. AU - Vance, G. H.. AU - Ahnen, D. J.. AU - Petersen, G. M.. AU - Hamilton, S. R.. AU - Giardiello, Francis M. PY - 1998. Y1 - 1998. N2 - Background - Germline mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene on chromosome 5 causes familial adenomatous polyposis. Attenuated phenotype has been reported with mutation in the 5 end of the gene (5 to codon 158), but genotype-phenotype relations at the 3 end (3 to codon 1596) have not been described fully. Aims - To describe and compare colorectal and extracolonic phenotypes in a case series of families with mutation in the 3 end of the APC gene. Methods - Thirty one at risk or affected members from four families with a mutation in the APC gene located at codon 1979 or 2644 were evaluated. Results - Variable intrapedigree colorectal ...
BACKGROUND: Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is caused by germline mutation of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene on chromosome 5q. AIMS: This study assessed genotype-phenotype correlations for extraintestinal lesions in FAP. METHODS: Mutations of the APC gene were compared with the occurrence of seven extraintestinal manifestations in 475 FAP patients from 51 families. The frequency of manifestations was adjusted for different ages of patients using person years of exposure. In pedigrees without identified APC gene mutation, analysis of linkage to chromosome 5q and/or assessment of neoplasms for replication errors characteristic of mutation in mismatch repair genes were performed. RESULTS: FAP patients from the 42 families (82%) with identified mutations of the APC gene had more frequent expression of extraintestinal manifestations than affected individuals without identified mutations (risk ratio 1.2-4.0; significant difference for cutaneous cysts). The presence of a cutaneous cyst ...
The root cause of FAP is understood to be a genetic mutation-a flaw in the bodys tumour suppressor genes that prevent development of tumours. The flaw allows numerous cells of the intestinal wall to develop into potentially cancerous polyps when they would usually reach the end of their life; inevitably one or more will eventually progress and give rise to cancer (7% risk by age 21, rising to 87% by age 45 and 93% by age 50). The flawed genes do not trigger cancer, but rather, they reduce the bodys ability to protect against the risk of aged cells becoming cancerous. Even with the flawed gene, it may still take time before a cell actually does develop that is cancerous as a result, and the gene may in some cases still partially operate to control tumours, therefore cancer from FAP takes many years to develop and is almost always an adult-onset disease. The second form of FAP, known as attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis has the APC gene functional but slightly impaired. It is therefore ...
RATIONALE: Exisulind may be effective in preventing the development and growth of polyps in patients who have familial adenomatous polyposis.. PURPOSE: Randomized phase II/III trial to determine the effectiveness of exisulind in preventing the development and growth of polyps in patients who have familial adenomatous polyposis. ...
An adenoma is a polyp made up of tissue that looks much like the normal lining of your colon, although it is different in several important ways when it is looked at under the microscope. The growth pattern is only important because it helps determine when you will need your next colonoscopy to make sure you dont develop colon cancer in the future. Cell overgrowth resulting from mutations in the APC gene leads to the adenomatous polyps of the colon colon polyps seen in familial adenomatous polyposis. There are 2 major growth patterns: tubular and villous. In addition to this, a stroboscope (flashing light) may be used to observe the movement of the vocal folds during speech. Adenomas with a villous growth pattern are also more likely to have cancers develop in them. Erratum in: Gastroenterology. Some people have a variant of the disorder, called attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis, in which polyp growth is delayed. Larger adenomas more often have cancers developing in them. The average ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a genetic condition that causes growths of tissue (polyps) to develop in the large intestine (colon) and rectum. If these polyps are not removed, the polyps will become cancerous with time. There are three forms of FAP: classic, attenuated (milder), and autosomal recessive FAP. In the classic form, a person can have thousands of polyps and usually develops colon cancer in their 30s. In attenuated FAP, colon cancer usually does not develop until a person is in their 50s. In autosomal recessive FAP, a person usually develops less than 100 polyps. In addition to polyps and colon cancer, FAP can also cause noncancerous growths in the intestines (desmoid tumors) as well as cancerous and noncancerous growths in other parts of the body, including part of the small intestine (duodenum), stomach, bones, and skin.. Both classic and attenuated FAP are caused by a change (mutation) in the APC gene, while autosomal recessive FAP is caused by mutations in the MUTYH ...
Campos FG, Habr Gama A, Kiss DR, Silva EV da, Rawet V, Imperiale AR, Perez R, Silva JH da, Sousa AHS, Gama-Rodrigues JJ. Adenocarcinoma after ileoanal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis: review of risk factors and current surveillance apropos of a case. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2005 ; 9 695-702 ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) - caused by an inherited gene mutation - can lead to multiple polyps in the colon and rectum. Attenuated FAP is a milder form.
The adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene is mutated in familial adenomatous polyposis and in sporadic colorectal tumors. The Apc gene product (APC), basically a cytoplasmic protein, blocks cell cycle
TY - JOUR. T1 - Regression of colorectal adenomas with intravenous cytotoxic chemotherapy in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis [21]. AU - Jones, Douglas H.. AU - Silberstein, Peter T.. AU - Lynch, Henry. AU - Ternet, Charles. PY - 2005/12/1. Y1 - 2005/12/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=24944588840&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=24944588840&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1200/JCO.2005.00.0570. DO - 10.1200/JCO.2005.00.0570. M3 - Letter. C2 - 16135505. AN - SCOPUS:24944588840. VL - 23. SP - 6278. EP - 6280. JO - Journal of Clinical Oncology. JF - Journal of Clinical Oncology. SN - 0732-183X. IS - 25. ER - ...
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli; Polyposis Coli, Familial; Polyposis Syndrome, Familial. On-line free medical diagnosis assistant. Ranked list of possible diseases from either several symptoms or a full patient history. A similarity measure between symptoms and diseases is provided.
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a condition that can run in families. Untreated FAP can increase the risk of getting bowel cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved celecoxib (Celebrex) as an oral adjunct to the standard care (eg, endoscopic surveillance and surgery) of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Celecoxib, the only 1
TY - JOUR. T1 - Progression of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) colonic cells after transfer of the src or polyoma middle T oncogenes. T2 - Cooperation between src and HGF/Met in invasion. AU - Empereur, S.. AU - Djelloul, S.. AU - Di Gioia, Y.. AU - Bruyneel, E.. AU - Mareel, M.. AU - Van Hengel, J.. AU - Van Roy, F.. AU - Comoglio, P.. AU - Courtneidge, S.. AU - Paraskeva, C.. AU - Chastre, E.. AU - Gespach, C.. N1 - Funding Information: We gratefully acknowledge Dr Piwnica-Worms (Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, USA) for providing the expression vectors pLJ, pLJ(C) and pLJ(527), Dr S Dilworth (RPMS, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK) for the generous gift of the PAb 762. This work was supported by research grants and doctoral fellowships (S E and S D) from the Association de la Recherche Contre le Cancer (ARC) and la Ligue Nationale Contre le Cancer.. PY - 1997. Y1 - 1997. N2 - Little is known about the the signalling pathways driving the adenoma-to-carcinoma sequence ...
In patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, six months of twice-daily treatment with 400 mg of celecoxib, a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor, leads to a significant reduction in the number of colorectal polyps.
Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited condition in which numerous polyps form mainly in the epithelium of the large intestine.
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AbstractPURPOSE:The aim of this study is to show that the diagnosis of attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli must be made with caution and certainly only after adequate colonic examination with dye-spray.METHODS:Four patients thought to have attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli on the basis of fami
Sinicrope, Frank A. et al Cell Proliferation and Apoptotic Indices Predict Adenoma Regression in a Placebo-Controlled Trial of Celecoxib in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Patients. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 13.6 (2004): 920-927. Web. 16 Dec. 2017. ...
The need for expedited development of effective cancer therapies is critical. At current rates, ∼8 million Americans will die from cancer during the estimated time it will take for a lead compound to be developed into a FDA-approved drug. An arguably faster path to development is to reposition established drugs as anticancer agents. Successful examples of this approach include cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, which are FDA-approved anti-inflammatory drugs that are approved for cancer chemoprevention in familial adenomatous polyposis patients, and lenalidomide, an analogue of thalidomide, which was originally marketed for morning sickness that is now approved for therapy of myelodysplastic syndromes (24). Other approved drugs that are currently under investigation as anticancer agents include the oral hypoglycemic rosiglitazone, the immunosuppressant rapamycin, and the birth control hormone medroxyprogesterone acetate. Collectively, these examples illustrate how repositioning of existing drugs ...
This will be a single-center, phase-II, six-month-long, placebo-controlled, double blinded, randomized trial of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor, erlotinib (Tarceva) and the cyclooxygenase (COX-2) inhibitor, sulindac in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) or attenuated FAP. FAP is an autosomal dominant inherited colon cancer predisposition with a 100% risk of colon cancer in the absence of preventive care (endoscopy and surgery). Efficacious chemoprevention for duodenal adenomas is an unmet clinical need in FAP patients that would reduce the morbidity from duodenectomy and risk of duodenal adenocarcinoma. Currently the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved chemopreventive agent is celecoxib which results in a modest reduction of duodenal and colorectal polyps and is associated with cardiac toxicity at effective doses. If it can be shown that combinatorial inhibition of COX-2 and EGFR activity leads to successful regression in duodenal adenomatous ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), a dominantly inherited disorder, has been mapped to chromosome 5q15-q21 by family linkage studies. Cells from patients with deletions in this region, in one case associated with polyposis in a family, have been used to construct human hamster hybrid cell lines that retain either the normal or deleted chromosome 5. These lines have been used to identify markers from the region of the polyposis gene obtained by cloning the ends of 0.5- to 2-megabase BssHII fragments purified by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Three markers are described that map within the deletions and must therefore be close to the APC gene.
There is growing evidence to support the idea that accumulated genetic changes in important genes, occurring in vulnerable cells, ultimately leads to the development of neoplasia. This process is well illustrated by colorectal cancer in which there is progressive accumulation of mutations during the gradual transition from normal mucosa to carcinoma.1,2 One of the earliest mutations in colonic carcinogenesis occurs at the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene.3 Hyperproliferation is believed to develop in preneoplastic epithelium, implying that an APC mutation is involved in the process. None the less, a recent study of preneoplastic intestine of human familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and multiple intestinal neoplasia (MIN) mice which harbour the APC mutations has shown that the major abnormality is elevated rates of crypt fission, a process that begins by basal bifurcation and is followed by longitudinal division of the crypt.4,5 In the same study, direct observations of three dimensional ...
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Polyposis Syndromes of the Colon Current Management, Controversies and Future Direction. Eric J. Dozois, MD Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota. Polyposis Schema. Inherited Polyposis Syndromes. Adenomatous Syndrome : Familial adenomatous polyposis...
Background: Colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis (IRA) or restorative proctocolectomy are performed for prophylaxis in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). After IRA patients may require secondary proctectomy for worsening polyposis or rectal cancer. Outcomes after IRA were evaluated and risk factors predictive of progressive rectal disease identified. Methods: Parametric survival analysis was used to identify predictors of progressive rectal disease in all patients undergoing an IRA for FAP at a single centre. Hazard ratios (HRs) were calculated for phenotype, genotype, sex, age at surgery and presence of colonic cancer. Results: Of 427 patients who underwent IRA, 48 (11.2 per cent) developed rectal cancer and 77 (18.0 per cent) required proctectomy for worsening polyposis over a median follow-up of 15 (range 7-25) years. By the age of 60 years half of the patients retained their rectum. Rectal polyp count exceeding 20 (HR 30.99, 95 per cent confidence interval 9.57 to 100.32; P , 0.001), APC ...
Background: The Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene is considered as a gatekeeper in colorectal tumorigenesis. 60% of somatic mutations in the APC gene are concentrated..
Figure 2 (a) Image showing the entire colon of the third-generation Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) patient, which was removed by Abdomino Perineal Resection (APR) Method. (b) Image showing the inner lining of the colon, revealing hundreds of polyps all over the surface of the colon and a rosette-shaped malignant tumor at the transverse section of the colon. (c) A close-up of the rosette-shaped malignancy of the colon. The tumor was classified as T4N2M1. Histopathology revealed the tumor to be poorly-differentiated adenocarcinoma Original file name: IJHG-15-143-g002.jpg [1] ...
Normally, every cell has 2 copies of each gene: 1 inherited from the mother and 1 inherited from the father. FAP with an APC gene mutation or alteration that is known to disrupt gene function follows an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. In autosomal dominant inheritance, this alternation in only 1 copy of the gene is sufficient to develop the condition. This means that a parent with this alteration may pass along a copy of their normal gene or a copy of the gene with the disruptive change. Therefore, a child who has a parent with this change has a 50% chance of inheriting the same disruptive gene change. A brother, sister, or parent of a person who has this alteration also has a 50% chance of having the same disruptive gene change. However, if the parents test negative for the genetic alteration (meaning each persons test results found no disruptive gene change), the risk to the siblings significantly decreases but their risk may still be higher than an average risk.. Options exist for ...
Germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are responsible for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). In addition, approximately 80% of all sporadic colorectal tumours have mutations in APC (Polakis, 1997). Consistent with Knudsons `two-hit hypothesis, tumour cells from FAP patients and sporadic cases harbour mutations in both APC alleles, indicating that APC is a classic tumour suppressor. The tumour suppressor function of APC is now well established (Bienz and Clevers, 2000; van Es et al., 2001). In the absence of Wnt signals, APC facilitates phosphorylation of β-catenin by GSK3β, thus targeting β-catenin for ubiquitin-mediated degradation. Following activation of the Wnt pathway, APC/GSK3β-mediated phosphorylation of β-catenin is down regulated allowing β-catenin to accumulate, which in turn results in transcriptional activation of a number of proliferative genes (Fearnhead et al., 2001; van Es et al., 2001). Upon loss of APC function, β-catenin accumulates in the ...
Germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are responsible for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). In addition, approximately 80% of all sporadic colorectal tumours have mutations in APC (Polakis, 1997). Consistent with Knudsons `two-hit hypothesis, tumour cells from FAP patients and sporadic cases harbour mutations in both APC alleles, indicating that APC is a classic tumour suppressor. The tumour suppressor function of APC is now well established (Bienz and Clevers, 2000; van Es et al., 2001). In the absence of Wnt signals, APC facilitates phosphorylation of β-catenin by GSK3β, thus targeting β-catenin for ubiquitin-mediated degradation. Following activation of the Wnt pathway, APC/GSK3β-mediated phosphorylation of β-catenin is down regulated allowing β-catenin to accumulate, which in turn results in transcriptional activation of a number of proliferative genes (Fearnhead et al., 2001; van Es et al., 2001). Upon loss of APC function, β-catenin accumulates in the ...
Several lines of evidence support the role of COX-2-dependent PGE2 in colon tumorigenesis (Wang and Dubois, 2010). Thus, in FAP, the administration of the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (400 mg/b.i.d.) was associated with a significant reduction of the number of colorectal polyps by approximately one-third (Steinbach et al., 2000). However, marked variability in the response to celecoxib was noted (Steinbach et al., 2000). We hypothesized that the inhibition of vascular COX-2-dependent PGI2 may contribute to the variable response to celecoxib in this setting. In fact, PGI2 may control angiogenesis by preventing endothelial activation and platelet release of angiogenic factors present in α-granules (Menter et al., 1987). Thus, we performed the present study to investigate the biosynthesis of PGI2 and TXA2, two key mediators of CV homeostasis (Grosser et al., 2006), and PGE2, a well known mediator of inflammation and tumorigenesis (Wang and Dubois, 2010) in intestinal neoplasia. We aimed to ...
Slide 91 [WebScope] [ImageScope]. Colonic Adenomas in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) and Colonic Carcinoma. In both of these slides, there is neoplastic epithelium that lines tubular structures. First, check the normal crypt epithelium to see what it looks like. It has many goblet cells alternating with squeezed columnar cells, and the nuclei of both cell types are small, uniform, and located at the base of the cells. In contrast, the neoplastic epithelium is different. In Slide 90, from a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis, there are many adenomas of different sizes within the mucosa. In the adenomas, the epithelium tends to be more uniform than in the carcinoma, but both types of epithelium have neoplastic (dysplastic) features. The nuclei are crowded, hyperchromatic, stratified, and take up a greater portion of the cell than they do in normal colonic epithelium. Since there is plenty of normal mucosa for comparison, these differences should be readily apparent. Notice also that ...
Clinical Aspects of Total Colectomy. Laparoscopic Versus Open Technique for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Ulcerative Colitis.:Laparoscopic Versus Open Technique for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Ulcerative Colitis (1998 ...
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The assisted conception unit at University College Hospital is the United Kingdoms first clinic to be granted a licence to perform pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) to select embryos that are free of the genetic mutation that leads to familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).. Four couples affected by the condition, and who have a 50% chance of passing the mutated gene to a child, will start treatment for the procedure at the end of the year.. Until now, the only reproductive option for families carrying the FAP gene has been for the fetus to be tested for the condition during pregnancy, with the option of termination if it is found to have inherited the condition.. Familial adenomatous polyposis affects between 1 in 26 000 and 1 in 44 000 people in the United Kingdom. It leads to multiple rectal and colon cancers in early adulthood for almost all of those affected by the condition.. Most opt to have prophylactic surgery to remove the colon, usually in their teens.. The new licence is the ...
Cribriform-Morular Variant (C-MV) of PTC is a rare morphologic entity. It was first described by Harach et al. [1] in association with FAP as a distinctive tumor. A total of 44 cases have been documented so far (See Table 1). We describe three cases, in two of which the patients have FAP. Case 2 was lost to follow-up.. Two cases were women in their 30s and the third was a 14 year old. The lesions ranged from 1.5 to 2 cm and were associated with several satellite nodules. There was no lymph node metastasis, capsular or vascular invasion. Our cases are similar to that described by Cameselle-Teijeiro et al. [2] who first proposed the term and did a study on nine cases. All the cases were seen in women between ages of 16-30 years (mean: 21.3). The lesions were predominantly solitary and ranged from 1.5-5.6 cm. All except one showed vascular invasion. Two cases also showed lymph node metastasis. In that study, immunohistochemical stains were positive for thyroglobulin, epithelial membrane antigen, ...
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Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is caused by pathogenic variants in the APC gene resulting in the development of hundreds to thousands of adenomatous colonic polyps beginning in early adolescence. The lifetime risk for cancer in individuals with FAP is 100 percent. Additional symptoms may include dental anomalies, polyps of the gastric fundus and duodenum, and congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE). Pathogenic APC variants may also cause other related syndromes, including attenuated FAP (AFAP), gastric adenocarcinoma and proximal polyposis of the stomach (GAPPS), Gardner syndrome, and Turcot syndrome.. MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), caused by biallelic pathogenic variants in the MUTYH gene, can result in the development of colon polyps that are less numerous (typically 10-100) and is often diagnosed later in life. Genetic testing may be used to assess individuals at risk for FAP, other APC-associated polyposis, or MAP due to a suggestive personal or family ...
The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug sulindac can reduce the incidence of gastrointestinal adenomas in the Min mouse model of familial adenomatous polyposis (10) . This effect is associated with an increase in apoptosis in the luminal portion of the crypt-villus of Min mice, a reduction in mucosal cyclooxygenase-2 protein levels, and a reduction in prostaglandin E2 levels in normal-appearing small bowel mucosa (10) . In patients with FAP, treatment with sulindac can induce the regression of polyps, although disease progression resumes when treatment is discontinued (8) . These effects have been attributed to the ability of the sulfide metabolite of sulindac to inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (10) . APCΔ23 knockout mice are a murine model of FAP in which a truncating mutation of the APC gene results in gastrointestinal polyp formation (23) . In APCΔ23 mice in whom COX-2 has also been knocked-out, the rate of adenoma formation is greatly attenuated, further suggesting that COX-2 is important to the ...
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Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein: A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling which is mutant in ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI and GARDNER SYNDROME.
A small study suggests that serrated adenoma may be a form of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and not a separate type of colorectal cancer.. Three serrated adenomas were found separately in three out of 11 Japanese patients from three families with FAP. Colorectal polyps numbered ,100 in each of the three, and all serrated adenomas were found in the rectum. All three patients with serrated adenomas had mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene-two proximal to the site of the gene, at codon 161, 332 and the third at the most distal site, codon 1556. Mutations in the other patients were located between codons 554 and 1324.. The rate of occurrence of serrated adenoma in the study was 30 times that in the general population so APC mutation may influence pathogenesis of serrated adenoma. The genetic results are compatible with a recent report describing colonic polyposis of ,100 polyps as attenuated FAP, so serrated adenoma may actually be a phenotype of FAP.. All 11 patients had a ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) also known as deleted in polyposis 2.5 (DP2.5) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the APC gene. The APC protein is a negative regulator that controls beta-catenin concentrations and interacts with E-cadherin, which are involved in cell adhesion. Mutations in the APC gene may result in colorectal cancer. APC is classified as a tumor suppressor gene. Tumor suppressor genes prevent the uncontrolled growth of cells that may result in cancerous tumors. The protein made by the APC gene plays a critical role in several cellular processes that determine whether a cell may develop into a tumor. The APC protein helps control how often a cell divides, how it attaches to other cells within a tissue, how the cell polarizes and the morphogenesis of the 3D structures, or whether a cell moves within or away from a tissue. This protein also helps ensure that the chromosome number in cells produced through cell division is correct. The APC protein accomplishes these tasks ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Allelic loss at SMAD4 in polyps from juvenile polyposis patients and use of fluorescence in situ hybridization to demonstrate clonal origin of the epithelium. AU - Woodford-Richens, K. AU - Williamson, J. AU - Bevan, S. AU - Young, J. AU - Leggett, B. AU - Frayling, I. AU - Thway, Y. AU - Hodgson, S. AU - Kim, J C. AU - Iwama, T. AU - Novelli, M. AU - Sheer, D. AU - Poulsom, R. AU - Wright, N. AU - Houlston, R. AU - Tomlinson, I. PY - 2000/5/1. Y1 - 2000/5/1. N2 - Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS; Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man2 174900) is a rare Mendelian disorder in which individuals have typical hamartomatous polyps within the gastrointestinal tract. The stromal element of the polyps has classically been thought to be the proliferative component, although epithelial malignancies (largely gastrointestinal cancers) occur more frequently than expected in JPS patients. Germ-line mutations in SMAD4 (DPC4) account for about a third of JPS cases. It has been postulated that the ...
A unique feature of colon cancer is that truncation mutations in the APC (adenomatous polyposis coli) gene are common to most tumours. The high penetrance of APC mutations, especially in gut epithelium, supports the idea that APC may be involved in a number of the processes that govern the normal maintenance of this tissue: differentiation, migration, proliferation and apoptosis. Indeed, APC is involved in the regulation of β-catenin and it also is an important regulator of the cytoskeleton. Thus mutations in APC lead to the accumulation of β-catenin, which causes changes in differentiation, and they also produce changes in cytoskeletal organization, which results in altered cell migration and disrupted mitotic spindles. The function of APC in cytoskeletal organization is related to its effect on microtubules and F-actin. Depleting APC from cultured cells leads to changes in cytoskeletal organization. In addition, N-terminal fragments of APC, like those commonly found in tumours, compromise ...
Background Adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) is a tumor suppressor that inhibits Wnt/Ctnnb1. mid-gestation when the pulmonary blood circulation should have started. Conclusions Our study suggests that Apc in lung mesenchyme takes on central tasks Clofarabine pontent inhibitor in coordinating the proper development of several quite different cellular compartments including lung epithelial branching and pulmonary vascular blood circulation during lung organogenesis. Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1186/s12915-015-0153-1) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users. results in colon cancer [3]. Apc is definitely a large protein comprising multi-domains that interact with a variety of proteins, Clofarabine pontent inhibitor including Ctnnb1 (or -catenin)/Axin in canonical Wnt signaling and microtubules [4]. Consequently, Apc takes on a critical part in regulating many cellular processes, such as cell proliferation, ...
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There are a number of inherited predispositions to colorectal cancer (CRC) which can be broadly categorized into two groups; those with associated polyposis, such as familial adenomatous polyposis and the hamartomatous polyposis syndromes; and those that are linked to the non-polyposis syndromes, such as hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). The genetic basis of both the polyposis and non-polyposis syndromes are reflected in the CRC population who have no apparent family history of disease. Approximately 80% of all cases of CRC are associated with chromosomal instability [1] and are likely to have mutations in the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene whereas the remaining 20% with microsatellite instability appears to be due primarily to epigenetic inactivation of the DNA mismatch repair (MMR) gene MLH1 [2 ...
Mismatch repair cancer syndrome (MMRCS) is a cancer syndrome associated with biallelic DNA mismatch repair mutations. It is also known as Turcot syndrome (after Jacques Turcot, who described the condition in 1959) and by several other names. In MMRCS, neoplasia typically occurs in both the gut and the central nervous system (CNS). In the large intestine, familial adenomatous polyposis occurs; in the CNS, brain tumors. Under the name constitutional mismatch repair-deficiency, (CMMR-D), it has been mapped to MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 or PMS2. Although these are the same genes mutated in the condition known as Lynch syndrome or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, the mutations are biallelic in CMMR-D. The term childhood cancer syndrome has also been proposed.Café-au-lait macules have been observed. Familial adenomatous polyposis + malignant central nervous system tumor. OMIM currently includes Turcot syndrome under Mismatch repair cancer syndrome. Turcot syndrome is the association between ...
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The results of our analysis suggest that pancreaticoduodenectomy at stage IV duodenal polyposis in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis is an effective and cost-effective management strategy compared with pancreaticoduodenectomy at cancer diagnosis or stage III polyposis. Once stage IV polyposis has been diagnosed, pancreaticoduodenectomy mortality and morbidity is substantially less than the mortality and morbidity from future cancers. Surgery at stage IV would prevent ,90% of duodenal cancers. By decreasing the length of time spent in stage IV, which has frequent endoscopies, the average total number of endoscopies would decrease by almost five per person. The cost savings from performing fewer endoscopies and reducing the number of cancers would partially offset the increase in surgical costs. Although the number of individuals affected by duodenal polyposis is small in absolute terms, the results from the model highlight the large increase in life expectancy at very low marginal cost ...
A genetic test for Juvenile polyposis syndrome, associated with the development of hamartomatous juvenile polyps in the gastrointestinal tract. Testing uses Sanger and next generation sequencing.
Actin Cytoskeletal 43 kD protein forming the backbone of the cytoplasmic microfilament system and the thin filament system of muscle sacomeres. In humans, there are distinct muscle (4 alpha-skeletal, alpha-cardiac, alpha-smooth, gamma-smooth) and non-muscle (2 cytoskeletal beta-, gamma-) actin isoforms. Exists as globular actin monomer (G-actin) and microfilament polymer (F-actin). Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling. These gene is associated with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), an inherited disorder characterized by the development of myriad polyps in the colon. The gene is located on chromosome 5. [48] Amino acid One of the 20 building blocks of protein. The sequence of amino acids in a protein and, hence, the function of that protein are determined by the genetic code in the DNA. Amino acids are molecules that (in technical terms) contain a basic amino (NH2) group, an acidic carboxyl (COOH) group and a side chain attached to an alpha carbon ...
Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) is a hereditary condition identified by the presence of non-cancerous polyps in the GI tract, most commonly in the colon.
Familial Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome, Authors: Scott K Sherman, James R Howe. Published in: Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol.
A polyposis Syndrome due to an autosomal dominant Mutation of the APC Genes (Genes, APC) on Chromosome 5. The Syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of Adenomatous Polyps in the Colon and Rectum of affected individuals by early adulthood. The lifetime Risk of colorectal cancer in these Patients reaches 100 percent by age 60 ...
Background: Pouchitis after total rectocolectomy is among the most common complications of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). However, its frequency is quite rare in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). We evaluated the inflammatory and pro-apoptotic activity in endoscopically normal mucosa of the ileal pouch in patients with UC and FAP. Methods: Twenty patients (10 with UC and 10 with FAP) with J pouch after total proctocolectomy were studied as were 10 normal controls. Biopsies were obtained from the mucosa of the pouch of UC and FAP patients and from the normal ileum of controls. The expression levels of TNF-α, IL-1β, IL-6, IL-8 and phospho-BAD were determined by immunoblotting. Activated NFκB was evaluated by immuno-precipitation and immunoblotting for IkappaB kinase beta. Results: Patients with UC had higher levels of IL-1β, IL-6, IL-8 and TNF-α than patients with FAP. The level of TNF-α was higher in patients with UC than in patients with FAP; both patient groups ...
Beginning at Leu 1029, the APC‐rA peptide adopts a conformation strikingly different from that of XTcf3 or E‐cadherin (Figure 3B). The C‐terminal half of the peptide, from Leu1029 to Glu1034, bulges out of the β‐catenin groove, away from the paths of XTcf3 and E‐cadherin (Figures 2B and 3B). This difference in conformation is probably due to the presence of a lysine residue at amino acid 1030 of APC‐rA. In XTcf3 and E‐cadherin this position is occupied by an acidic residue (Glu24 of XTcf3, Glu682 of E‐cadherin), which forms a salt bridge with β‐catenin Lys312 to form the second charged button of the extended region (Figure 3B). The lysine at this position in APC‐rA probably causes charge repulsion with β‐catenin Lys312, leading to a deviation from the conformations of the other two ligands. The conformation of the backbone at Lys1030 suggests that the side chain of this residue is in the vicinity of β‐catenin Glu462 and several other acidic residues. Although APC‐rA ...
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Background More than 80% of intestinal neoplasia is associated with the (mice. NOTCH1 pro-survival signaling and DCLK1 in HT29 and DLD1 colon cancer cells in vitro reduced the tumor cells ability to self-renew and survive. Summary Our results indicate that Dclk1 is essential in improving intestinal tumorigenesis. Knocking down Dclk1 decreases tumor stemness and progression and is therefore predicted to regulate pro-survival signaling and tumor cell pluripotency. This study provides BIRB-796 a strong rationale to target Dclk1 as a treatment strategy for colorectal malignancy. Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1186/s12943-017-0594-y) contains supplementary material, which is Rabbit Polyclonal to PEX14. available to authorized users. is definitely a tumor suppressor gene that is mutated in individuals with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and most sporadic colorectal cancers [1, 2]. The mutation dysregulates the Wnt signaling pathway and causes ...
The results of this study show that pharmacologic inhibition of VEGFR and EGFR tyrosine kinase activity with ZD6474 reduces macropolyp number, size, and burden in the small bowel in the ApcMin/+ mouse model of familial adenomatous polyposis. Micropolyps, the putative precursors to macropolyps, were also decreased in number and size by ZD6474 treatment. Qualitatively similar results were obtained when ZD6474 was given as once-daily oral administration for 28 days to 6-week-old mice (early intervention) or 10-week-old mice (late intervention). In the early intervention study, ZD6474 also significantly inhibited polyp number in the colon, a finding that is notable given the initial low polyp count in the colon.. The ApcMin/+ mouse is one of several animal models of human gastrointestinal cancer, and it is a widely used model for the study of various factors on the early stages of intestinal cancer (8, 36). From the age of 6 weeks, ApcMin/+ mice have macroscopically detectable adenomas (5). ...
It is widely accepted that tumors are monoclonal in origin, arising from a mutation or series of mutations in a single cell and its descendants. The clonal origin of colonic adenomas and uninvolved intestinal mucosa from an XO/XY mosaic individual with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) was examined directly by in situ hybridization with Y chromosome probes. In this patient, the crypts of the small and large intestine were clonal, but at least 76 percent of the microadenomas were polyclonal in origin.
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A change in bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in stool. - Rectal bleeding, or finding blood in your stool. - Persistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas, pain or feeling full or bloated. - Nausea or vomiting. - Unexplained weight loss. - Chronic fatigue. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, it is men and women older than 50 years of age who should be screened for colon cancer. This includes those who have a family history of colon polyps or cancer; those with ulcerative colitis and/or Crohns disease; and, those with genetic conditions Hereditary Non-polyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC) or Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). However, more and more men and women, between the ages of 40 and 50, are finding that they are in need of preventative treatment after discovering they have polyps.. Some simply have the screening done because of family history of cancer.. During a colonoscopy screening at Harlingen Medical Center, if the patients gastroenterologist sees ...
In 2008 we started to explore curcumin to control the colonic polyp in our 14 year old sons Familial Adenomatous Polyposis in our desire to delay surgery for as long as possible. Our first hope was for him to reach age 18 to allow him to make his own decision regarding medical intervention which gave him time to study for his GCSE exams without interruption from surgery and following recovery.. Back in 2008, as a minor at age 14, understandably there was pressure from the medical department for immediate surgery to take place. A polyp count of 150 plus would have him at risk as the FAP polyps can escalate in an unpredictable manner, therefore we went about to present to the NHS evidence based research papers of curcumin safety in humans, along with other studies which showed curcumin having a positive effect upon the biological pathways that will slow down polyp development. With the Oxford genetic department, satisfied safety was evident and they agreed to support a 9 month trial period of ...
The 2 most common inherited bowel cancer syndromes are hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Learn more about them here.
The team undertook a prospective, multicenter, general population-based study.. The research team assessed 353 patients with colorectal cancer attended in 10 Spanish hospitals during a 1-year period.. Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis or inflammatory bowel disease were excluded.. All patients were monitored by colonoscopy within 2 years of the diagnosis.. The researchers evaluated demographic, clinical, pathologic, microsatellite instability status and immunohistochemistry for MSH2 and MLH1.. In addition, familial characteristics were analyzed.. At 2 years of follow-up, colonoscopy revealed the presence of adenomas in 25% of patients, and colorectal cancer in 4% of patients.. Univariate analysis demonstrated that development of metachronous neoplasm was associated with personal history of previous colorectal cancer. The team noted that metachronous neoplasm was also associated with the presence of previous or synchronous adenomas.. Although nonstatistical significance was achieved, ...
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The therapy is aimed at treating a genetic condition called Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, or FAP, which can develop into colon cancer if its left untreated.
The payments were triggered by recent positive results from a planned interim futility analysis of CPPs pivotal Phase 3 trial, CPP FAP-310, evaluating CPP-1X/sul for adults with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). An Independent Data Monitoring Committee recently recommended continuation of the Phase 3 trial, which is fully enrolled and expected to be completed in 2018 unless there are extensions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) both granted CPP-1X/sul orphan drug status for treatment of FAP.. We continue to be pleased with the clinical progress of CPP-1X/sul to address a disease for which patients have no effective therapies, said Jeff Jacob, Chair and CEO of CPP. The additional resources and support from Sucampo will help speed our FAP-310 clinical trial to completion and can offer new hope for treating this unmet medical need.. CPP received $8.0 million from Sucampo in January 2016 upon signing a collaboration agreement that grants ...
Risk factors for small intestine cancer include genetic conditions such as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Learn about small intestine cancer risk.
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EB1 was identified by its ability to interact with APC, a tumor suppressor protein that has been shown to associate with microtubules and promote microtubule assembly in vitro (15). We have examined the subcellular distribution of EB1 by indirect immunofluorescence and confocal microscopy, using mAbs specific for EB1. Our results indicate that EB1 decorates the centrosome and the microtubule cytoskeleton throughout the cell cycle.. Previous studies performed on RKO, a human colorectal cancer cell line, and the mouse fibroblast cell line NIH 3T3 have shown that overexpressed full-length, but not truncated, APC associated to microtubules (11). We analyzed the subcellular distribution of EB1 in SW480, a colon cancer cell line that expresses a carboxyl-terminal deleted form of APC that is unable to interact with either EB1 or microtubules; in these cells EB1 localization to microtubules and the centrosome was preserved (Fig. 1d), demonstrating that the cellular distribution of EB1 does not depend on ...
APC coding exons 1-15 and well into the 5 and 3 ends of all the introns and untranslated regions are analyzed by sequencing. Gross deletion/duplication analysis determines gene copy number for coding exons 1-15. Additionally, all promoter 1B gross deletions as well as single nucleotide substitutions within the promoter 1B YY1 binding motif are analyzed and reported. Clinically significant intronic findings beyond 5 base pairs are always reported. Intronic variants of unknown or unlikely clinical significance are not reported beyond 5 base pairs from the splice junction. Genomic deoxyribonucleic acid (gDNA) is isolated from the patients specimen using standardized methodology and quantified. Sequence enrichment of the targeted coding exons and adjacent intronic nucleotides is carried out by a bait-capture methodology, using long biotinylated oligonucleotide probes followed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and next generation sequencing (NGS). Sanger sequencing is performed for any regions ...
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Catenin is a critical transducer of the Wnt transmission pathway and takes on an important part in many developmental and cellular processes. signaling pathway by STI-571 may be further explored as an important target for alternate/adjuvant treatments for any broader range of human being cancer. receptors, aswell as the determined co-receptors LRP5 and LRP6 lately, resulting in phosphorylation from the proteins. It then affiliates with Axin as well as the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor, avoiding GSK3b from phosphorylating -catenin. Unphosphorylated -catenin can be stabilized by escaping reputation by ubiquitin/proteosome complicated, and finally translocates towards the nucleus where it engages transcription elements LEF/TCF-4 to activate the manifestation of downstream focuses 1616113-45-1 supplier on, such as for example c-Myc and cyclin D1 [3,6-11]. The participation of -catenin signaling in tumorigenesis was initially founded in colorectal tumor, where in fact the ARHGAP26 ...
The (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) APC protein normally builds a destruction complex with glycogen synthase kinase 3-alpha and or beta (GSK-3α/β) and axin via interactions with the 20 AA and SAMP repeats[citation needed]. This complex is then able to bind β-catenins in the cytoplasm, that have dissociated from adherens contacts between cells. With the help of casein kinase 1 (CK1), which carries out an initial phosphorylation of β-catenin, GSK-3β is able to phosphorylate β-catenin a second time. This targets β-catenin for ubiquitination and degradation by cellular proteasomes. This prevents it from translocating into the nucleus, where it acts as a transcription factor for proliferation genes. APC is also thought to be targeted to microtubules via the PDZ binding domain, stabilizing them[citation needed]. The deactivation of the APC protein can take place after certain chain reactions in the cytoplasm are started, e.g. through the Wnt signals that destroy the conformation of the ...
|.. The individuals in isolated populations of small wnt size that over express in the brain the transcription factor beta-catenin selective GSK-3 inhibitor APC (adenomatous polyposis coli) binds to another protein, called β-catenin, and stimulates its phosphorylation. In cells with an APC mutation, induces the expression of genes that stimulate cell birth. One of these…
Background Colorectal carcinoma is a common cause of cancer. a new cell line from ascitic efussion of a colon cancer patient who did not respond Dock4 to 5-fluorouracil or irinotecan. HGUE-C-1 cells did not show microsatellite instability and did not harbour mutations in or and genes which are quite commonly mutated in colon carcinoma and have been related to colon carcinogenesis [17-19]. Further analysis with the dinucleotide polymorphic repeat marker D5S346 showed loss of heterozygosity affecting the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) made up of region in chromosome five and nuclear staining of β-catenin protein suggesting that this APC signalling pathway was modified in HGUE-C-1 cells. HGUE-C-1 cells are also interesting as an experimental model for the study of chemoresistance in patients with colon cancer. In this sense HGUE-C-1 cells show resistance to 5-FU and irinotecan. This cell line constitutes a better physiological model for chemoresistance studies in comparison with other cell lines ...
A key role for eicosanoid biosynthetic pathways in human cancer development is supported by numerous reports in the literature (Dannenberg and Zakim, 1999; Marks et al., 1999). Clearly, induction of COX-2 and cPLA2 is observed in colonic polyps and carcinomas (Kargman et al., 1995). Moreover, chronic NSAID intake reduces colon cancer incidence in animal models and humans. Colon cancer incidence in the setting of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) deficiency is markedly reduced in COX-2 deficient (Oshima et al., 1996), and cPLA2-deficient mice (Takaku et al., 2000), and overexpression of COX-2 has been shown to be sufficient for induction of mammary tumors (Liu et al., 2001). We have previously reported enhanced PGE2 production in NSCLC cell lines that correlated with the expression of oncogenic Ras mutations (Heasley et al., 1997). This was mediated through increased expression of cPLA2 and COX-2 proteins. The induction of COX-2 has also been verified in primary human lung cancer specimens (Hida ...
Most colorectal cancers are initiated by inactivating mutations of Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC). APC downregulates b-catenin, a key Wnt signaling effector that operates transcriptional switches to control numerous cell fates during animal development, and homeostasis in adult tissues. These switches are mediated by the Wnt enhanceosome, a multiprotein complex associated with transcriptional enhancers of Wnt-responsive genes, whose BCL9/B9L scaffold protein captures activated b-catenin by direct binding 1,2. Deletion of murine Bcl9 or B9l causes embryonic lethality, but conditional inactivation of both paralogs in the intestinal epithelium (Bcl9/B9l DKO) is well tolerated, without causing obvious defects 3. Remarkably, Bcl9/B9l DKO essentially eliminates tumorigenesis in Apc1322T mutant mice 4 whose Apc truncation mimics the most prevalent APC truncations in human colon cancers, and restores a normal life span in these mice. The disease-free life of mice bearing a shorter Apc truncation ...
APC mutations lead to loss of β-catenin regulation, altered cell migration and chromosome instability. They have been implicated in colon, lung and esophageal cancers.
PLAG1 Adenomatous polyposis coli; 175100; APC Adenosine deaminase deficiency, partial; 102700; ADA Adenosine triphosphate, ... GPR56 Polyposis syndrome, hereditary mixed, 2; 610069; BMPR1A Polyposis, juvenile intestinal; 174900; BMPR1A Polyposis, ... OPN1SW Colorectal adenomatous polyposis, autosomal recessive, with pilomatricomas; 132600; MUTYH Colorectal cancer; 114500; ... AHI1 Juvenile polyposis syndrome, infantile form; 174900; BMPR1A Juvenile polyposis/hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia ...
Ikeda S, Kishida M, Matsuura Y, Usui H, Kikuchi A (2000). "GSK-3beta-dependent phosphorylation of adenomatous polyposis coli ... Spink KE, Polakis P, Weis WI (2000). "Structural basis of the Axin-adenomatous polyposis coli interaction". EMBO J. 19 (10): ... Rubinfeld B, Tice DA, Polakis P (2001). "Axin-dependent phosphorylation of the adenomatous polyposis coli protein mediated by ... Adenomatous polyposis coli, CREB-binding protein/(CBP) and might be affected in similar ways by missense mutations of their ...
Regulation of caspase expression and apoptosis by adenomatous polyposis coli. Cancer Research. 2003 Aug 1;63(15):4368-74. PMID ...
For instance, point mutations in Adenomatous Polyposis Coli promote tumorigenesis. A novel assay, Fast parallel proteolysis ( ...
Aoki K, Taketo MM (October 2007). "Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC): a multi-functional tumor suppressor gene". J. Cell Sci. ... Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a familial cancer syndrome caused by mutations in the APC gene. In this disorder ... Galiatsatos P, Foulkes WD (February 2006). "Familial adenomatous polyposis". Am. J. Gastroenterol. 101 (2): 385-98. PMID ... Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome is a congenital disorder characterised by hamartomatous intestinal polyposis, macrocephaly, ...
Kaplan KB, Burds AA, Swedlow JR, Bekir SS, Sorger PK, Näthke IS (2001). "A role for the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli protein in ...
Kaplan KB, Burds AA, Swedlow JR, Bekir SS, Sorger PK, Näthke IS (April 2001). "A role for the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli ... cancer adenomatous polyposis osteosarcoma familial breast cancer glioblastoma cervicitis lung cancer carcinoma Coli polyposis ...
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"Association and regulation of casein kinase 2 activity by adenomatous polyposis coli protein". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. ...
Although one molecule of axin only contains a single β-catenin recruitment motif, its partner the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli ( ... Through its N-terminal regulator of G-protein signaling (RGS) domain, it recruits the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein ... "Molecular mechanisms of beta-catenin recognition by adenomatous polyposis coli revealed by the structure of an APC-beta-catenin ... and in particular by the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein, encoded by the tumour-suppressing APC gene. Therefore, ...
"Haploinsufficiency of Krüppel-like factor 4 promotes adenomatous polyposis coli dependent intestinal tumorigenesis". Cancer ...
Rubinfeld B, Tice DA, Polakis P (2001). "Axin-dependent phosphorylation of the adenomatous polyposis coli protein mediated by ...
2006). "Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is required for normal development of skin and thymus". PLOS Genet. 2 (9): e146. doi: ...
"A CA repeat 30-70 KB downstream from the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene". Nucleic Acids Research. 19 (22): 6348. doi: ... a gene of the familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) locus". Gene. 169 (2): 215-8. doi:10.1016/0378-1119(95)00827-6. PMID 8647449 ... August 1991). "Identification of deletion mutations and three new genes at the familial polyposis locus". Cell. 66 (3): 601-13 ... June 2006). "HCCR-1-interacting molecule "deleted in polyposis 1" plays a tumor-suppressor role in colon carcinogenesis". ...
The protein encoded by this gene was first identified by its binding to the APC (Adenomatous polyposis coli) protein which is ... "The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules". Proc. Natl. Acad. ...
July 2008). "Regulation of the adenomatous polyposis coli gene by the miR-135 family in colorectal cancer". Cancer Research. 68 ...
She is known for her work on the role of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein in colorectal cancer. Näthke grew up in ... Näthke, I. S.; Adams, C. L.; Polakis, P.; Sellin, J. H.; Nelson, W. J. (1996). "The adenomatous polyposis coli tumor suppressor ... In her postdoctoral work she established a link between the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor and cell movement ... Penman, George A.; Leung, Louie; Näthke, Inke S. (2005-10-15). "The adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) exists in two ...
de 2002). «Association and regulation of casein kinase 2 activity by adenomatous polyposis coli protein». Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci ...
APC is a tumour suppressor gene which is associated with the inherited disease adenomatous polyposis coli (APC). It is thought ...
... of the tumor suppressor protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC). Its structure and its interaction with chromosome maintenance ...
"Siah-1 mediates a novel beta-catenin degradation pathway linking p53 to the adenomatous polyposis coli protein". Molecular Cell ...
It is also dependent on several microtubule-associated proteins such as EB1 and adenomatous polyposis coli (APC). Growth of ...
Minde DP, Radli M, Forneris F, Maurice MM, Rüdiger SG (2013). "Large extent of disorder in Adenomatous Polyposis Coli offers a ... "Large extent of disorder in Adenomatous Polyposis Coli offers a strategy to guard Wnt signalling against point mutations". PLOS ... This destruction complex includes the following proteins: Axin, adenomatosis polyposis coli (APC), protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A ...
Knockout of this gene in mice with the adenomatous polyposis coli mutation also causes a decrease in the size and number of pre ... certain forms of malignant disease such as colon cancer including those that arise from Adenomatous polyposis coli mutations; ...
Aoki K, Taketo MM (October 2007). "Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC): a multi-functional tumor suppressor gene". J. Cell Sci. ... Familial adenomatous polyposisEdit. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a familial cancer syndrome caused by mutations in ... Galiatsatos P, Foulkes WD (February 2006). "Familial adenomatous polyposis". Am. J. Gastroenterol. 101 (2): 385-98. doi:10.1111 ... Endoscopic image of sigmoid colon of a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis. ...
The gene associated with colorectal cancer is the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), which is a classic tumor suppressor gene. ...
Muniappan BP, Thilly WG (June 2002). "The DNA polymerase beta replication error spectrum in the adenomatous polyposis coli gene ...
"Cross-Species Comparison of Human and Mouse Intestinal Polyps Reveals Conserved Mechanisms in Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC)- ...
Zumbrunn J, Kinoshita K, Hyman AA, Näthke IS (Jan 2001). "Binding of the adenomatous polyposis coli protein to microtubules ...
... and adenomatous polyposis coli in mammals. DUF383: Domain of unknown function 383 DUF384: Domain of unknown function 383 Every ...
... the UPS regulates the degradation of tumor suppressor gene products such as adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in colorectal ... The assembled complex of hslV (blue) and hslU (red) from E. coli. This complex of heat shock proteins is thought to resemble ...
Escherichia coli-carrying shRNA Familial adenomatous polyposis I, II Recruiting Marina Biotech Unknown ... Through a mechanism whose details are poorly understood, bacteria such as E. coli that carry the desired dsRNA can be fed to ...
"The tyrosine kinase substrate p120cas binds directly to E-cadherin but not to the adenomatous polyposis coli protein or alpha- ...
... adenomatous polyposis coli) or MUTYH gene. These mutations lead to several abnormalities in the regulation of the growth of ... Familial adenomatous polyposis is a syndrome that includes the propensity to develop colorectal cancer (and other cancers) due ...
The APC is a tumour suppressor gene responsible for the production of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), a large multifunction ... Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is an autosomal dominant inherited condition in which numerous adenomatous polyps form ... The third variant, autosomal recessive familial adenomatous polyposis or MYH-associated polyposis, is also milder and, as its ... "Genotype-phenotype correlations in attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli". Am. J. Hum. Genet. 62 (6): 1290-1301. doi:10.1086/ ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli un produto xénico supresor de tumores), CSNK1A1, e GSK3B. Despois da fosforilación dos residuos do ...
"The tyrosine kinase substrate p120cas binds directly to E-cadherin but not to the adenomatous polyposis coli protein or alpha- ...
Multiple adenomatous polyps often result from familial polyposis coli or familial adenomatous polyposis, a condition that ... Adenomatous polyps[edit]. Main article: Familial adenomatous polyposis. Adenomatous polyps, or adenomas, are polyps that grow ... There are three types of adenomatous polyp: *Tubular adenomas (tube-like shape) are the most common of the adenomatous polyps; ... The adenomatous polyp is considered pre-malignant, i.e., likely to develop into colon cancer.[5] The other types of polyps that ...
In similar fashion, mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli gene are linked to adenopolyposis colon cancer, with thousands ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome (FAP). *Other conditions *Crohn's disease, and the more general inflammatory bowel ... Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. *Salmonella enterica. *Campylobacter. *Shigella. *Yersinia. *Clostridium difficile ( ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis. *galactosemia. *Gaucher disease. *Gaucher-like disease. *Gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy ... MUTYH (1p34): mutY homolog (E. coli). *NBPF3: Neuroblastoma breakpoint family member 3 ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis. β-catenin Cancer. ALN-PLK1. Liver tumor. PLK1 Cancer. FANG. Solid tumor. Furin ... Escherichis coli, S. Typhymurium. Delivery of short hairpin RNA or siRNA to gut tissue ...
Familial adenomatous polyposis. *galactosemia. *Gaucher disease. *Gaucher disease type 1. *Gaucher disease type 2 ... MUTYH: mutY homolog (E. coli). *NGF: Nerve Growth Factor. *PARK7: Parkinson disease (autosomal recessive, early onset) 7 ...
... of prostaglandin E receptor subtype EP1 and subtype EP4 antagonists on intestinal tumorigenesis in adenomatous polyposis coli ...
... of the tumor suppressor protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC). Its structure and its interaction with chromosome maintenance ...
These mutations are associated with oligo-adenomatous polyposis, early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC), endometrial cancer (EDMC ... A 3'-5' exonuclease proofreading function for DNA polymerases (E. coli) had first been described 4 years earlier by Kornberg ... Kornberg A, Kornberg SR, Simms ES (April 1956). "Metaphosphate synthesis by an enzyme from Escherichia coli". Biochimica et ... July 2014). "New insights into POLE and POLD1 germline mutations in familial colorectal cancer and polyposis". Human Molecular ...
Por medio do seu dominio regulador da sinalización da proteína G (RGS), recruta a proteína APC (adenomatous polyposis coli). A ... 1jpp: ESTRUTURA DUNHA REPETICIÓN DE UNIÓN DE BETA-CATENINA DE ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI (APC) EN COMPLEXO COA BETA-CATENINA ... adenomatous polyposis coli), codificada polo xene APC supresor de tumores. Por tanto, a mutación do xene APC está fortemente ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) contén 11 deses motivos dispostos en tándem en cada protómero, polo que pode interaccionar con ...
Moreover, the UPS regulates the degradation of tumor suppressor gene products such as adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in ...
This later activity is mediated by formins, the adenomatous polyposis coli protein, and EB1, a protein that tracks along the ...
... such as formation of adenoma via Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) mutation. Studies on LGR5 in colorectal cancer revealed a ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), a tumour suppressor gene controlled by Wnt signalling and involved in proliferation, and ...
... adenomatous polyps MeSH C04.557.470.035.215.100 - adenomatous polyposis coli MeSH C04.557.470.035.215.100.500 - gardner ... adenomatous polyposis coli MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.307.089.393 - gardner syndrome MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.307.180 - colonic ... adenomatous polyposis coli MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.307.180.089.500 - gardner syndrome MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.307.180.800 - ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (IPR026836). Short name: APC Family relationships *Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) family ( ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is a tumor suppressor protein that induces the degradation of oncogenic beta-catenin and ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC): a multi-functional tumor suppressor gene.. J. Cell. Sci. 120 3327-35 2007 ... Structural basis for the recognition of Asef by adenomatous polyposis coli.. Cell Res. 22 372-86 2012 ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) also known as deleted in polyposis 2.5 (DP2.5) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ... The (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) APC protein normally builds a "destruction complex" with glycogen synthase kinase 3-alpha and ... Rosenberg MM, Yang F, Giovanni M, Mohn JL, Temburni MK, Jacob MH (June 2008). "Adenomatous polyposis coli plays a key role, in ... NIH/UW entry on APC-Associated Polyposis Conditions OMIM entries on APC-Associated Polyposis Conditions Adenomatous+Polyposis+ ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) family (IPR026818) *Adenomatous polyposis coli (IPR026836). *Adenomatous polyposis coli 2 ( ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) family (IPR026818). Short name: Apc_fam Overlapping homologous superfamilies *Adenomatous ... The adenomatous polyposis coli protein family also includes APC2 [PMID: 10021369, PMID: 11691822] and APC-related protein 1 [ ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is a tumor suppressor protein that induces the degradation of oncogenic beta-catenin and ...
Several investigators have reported germline mutations of the APC gene in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) as ... Mutations of the APC (adenomatous polyposis coli) gene Hum Mutat. 1993;2(6):425-34. doi: 10.1002/humu.1380020602. ... Several investigators have reported germline mutations of the APC gene in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) as ...
Identification and characterization of the familial adenomatous polyposis coli gene.. Groden J1, Thliveris A, Samowitz W, ... DNA from 61 unrelated patients with adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) was examined for mutations in three genes (DP1, SRP19, and ...
Truncation mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) are responsible for familial polyposis, a form of ... adenomatous polyposis coli protein. Summary. Summary: A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling which is mutant in ... adenomatous polyposis coli*apc genes*colorectal neoplasms*trans activators*colonic neoplasms*neoplastic gene expression ... We find that RNAi-mediated depletion of two kMAPs, the adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) and its binding partner, EB1, ...
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The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules. Lisbeth Berrueta, ... The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules ... The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules ... The adenomatous polyposis coli-binding protein EB1 is associated with cytoplasmic and spindle microtubules ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli protein .... Adenomatous polyposis coli protein 2 (Adenomatous polyposis coli protein-like, APC-like ... Adenomatous polyposis coli protein 2Imported. ,p>Information which has been imported from another database using automatic ... tr,K7EN62,K7EN62_HUMAN Adenomatous polyposis coli protein 2 (Fragment) OS=Homo sapiens OX=9606 GN=APC2 PE=1 SV=2 ... Adenomatous polyposis coli protein 2 (Fragment). HUMAN. 730. Adenomatous polyposis coli protein 2 (Fragment). HUMAN ...
... gene is mutated in familial adenomatous polyposis and in sporadic colorectal tumors. The Apc gene product (APC), basically a ... The adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene is mutated in familial adenomatous polyposis and in sporadic colorectal tumors. The ... adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene β-catenin synapse tumor suppressor Wnt signaling ... Kaplan KB, Burds AA, Swedlow JR, Bekir SS, Sorger PK, Näthke IS (2001) A role for the adenomatous polyposis coli protein in ...
Chemoprevention of spontaneous intestinal adenomas in the adenomatous polyposis coli Min mouse model with aspirin.. Barnes CJ1 ... if aspirin would significantly inhibit gastrointestinal tumor formation in a mouse model of familial adenomatous polyposis. ...
Chemoprevention Trial in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) Coli Using EPA. The safety and scientific validity of this study ... Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Coli FAP Drug: Eicosapentanoic Acid (EPA) Procedure: Endoscopy Procedure: Biopsies taken Drug: ... Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Coli. FAP. resolvin. Ileo-rectal anastomosis. IRA. PUFA. Endoscopy. ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli. Intestinal Neoplasms. Gastrointestinal Neoplasms. Digestive System Neoplasms. Neoplasms by Site. ...
3 The abbreviations used are: APC, adenomatous polyposis coli; FAP, familial adenomatous polyposis; GI, gastrointestinal tract ... Analysis of Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Promoter Hypermethylation in Human Cancer Manel Esteller, Andrew Sparks, Minoru Toyota, ... Analysis of Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Promoter Hypermethylation in Human Cancer Manel Esteller, Andrew Sparks, Minoru Toyota, ... Analysis of Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Promoter Hypermethylation in Human Cancer Manel Esteller, Andrew Sparks, Minoru Toyota, ...
A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling which is mutant in ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI and GARDNER SYNDROME. ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis) 01/01/2008 - "The adenomatous polyposis coli gene functions as a ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein. Subscribe to New Research on Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein ... 07/15/1994 - "The adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) is mutated in familial adenomatous polyposis patients as well as in ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli regulates Drosophila intestinal stem cell proliferation Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a ... Adenomatous polyposis coli regulates Drosophila intestinal stem cell proliferation. Wen-Chih Lee, Katherine Beebe, Lisa ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc), a tumor suppressor gene conserved in both invertebrates and vertebrates, is known to play a ... Adenomatous polyposis coli regulates Drosophila intestinal stem cell proliferation. Wen-Chih Lee, Katherine Beebe, Lisa ...
... Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), Attenuated FAP (AFAP), Turcot ... APC-associated polyposis conditions result from germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC, OMIM# 611731) gene ... Most cases of Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are caused by germ-line mutations in the APC gene.1 FAP is an autosomal ... more than 100 colorectal adenomatous polyps or ii) fewer than 100 colorectal adenomatous polyps and a family relative with FAP ...
Western blot of anti-Adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) antibody (clone Ali 12-28) and isotype-matched IgG1 control. ... Western blot of anti-Adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) antibody (clone Ali 12-28) and isotype-matched IgG1 control. ... deleted in polyposis 2.5, protein phosphatase 1, regulatory subunit 46, truncated adenomatosis polyposis coli Isotype Mouse ... APC, BTPS2, DP2, DP2.5, DP3, PPP1R46, WNT signaling pathway regulator, adenomatosis polyposis coli tumor suppressor, ...
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Complex Function in the Wnt Signaling Pathway of Drosophila Requires Multiple Interactions Between Adenomatous Polyposis Coli 2 ... Complex Function in the Wnt Signaling Pathway of Drosophila Requires Multiple Interactions Between Adenomatous Polyposis Coli 2 ... Complex Function in the Wnt Signaling Pathway of Drosophila Requires Multiple Interactions Between Adenomatous Polyposis Coli 2 ... Complex Function in the Wnt Signaling Pathway of Drosophila Requires Multiple Interactions Between Adenomatous Polyposis Coli 2 ...
2010 Adenomatous polyposis coli protein nucleates actin assembly and synergizes with the formin mDia1. J. Cell Biol. 189: 1087- ... 1997 The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1332: F127-F147. ... The tumor suppressor Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) negatively regulates Wnt signaling through its activity in the ... 2008 Functional definition of the mutation cluster region of adenomatous polyposis coli in colorectal tumours. Hum. Mol. Genet. ...
2013). Adenomatous polyposis coli regulates oligodendroglial development. J. Neurosci. 33, 3113-3130. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI. ... 2010). Adenomatous polyposis coli protein nucleates actin assembly and synergizes with the formin mDia1. J. Cell Biol. 189, ... 2005). Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and beta-catenin. J. Cell Sci. 118, 5699-5708. doi:10.1242 ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is a member of the β-catenin destruction complex that mediates the degradation of β-catenin ...
Adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) is a key controller of beta-catenin turnover by down-regulating intracellular levels of beta- ... Adenomatous polyposis coli-mediated control of beta-catenin is essential for both chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation ...
However, its association with adenomatous polyposis coli is extremely rare. Here we present an interesting case of deep vein ... Colonoscopy and biopsy were suggestive of adenomatous polyposis coli. However, she could not tolerate anticoagulant therapy and ... thrombosis associated with adenomatous polyposis coli.Case Presentation A 15 year old female who was having fever and diarrhea ... However, its association with adenomatous polyposis coli is extremely rare. Here we present an interesting case of deep vein ...
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli - diagnosis - epidemiology - genetics - surgery Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein - genetics Adult ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli - diagnosis - epidemiology - genetics Adolescent Adult Age Distribution Age of Onset Aged Aged, 80 ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli - diagnosis - epidemiology - genetics Adolescent Adult Aged Aged, 80 and over Databases, Factual ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli - diagnosis - epidemiology - genetics Adolescent Adult Age Distribution Aged Analysis of Variance ...
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Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and β-catenin. Violet Votin, W. James Nelson, Angela I. M. Barth ... Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and β-catenin. Violet Votin, W. James Nelson, Angela I. M. Barth ... Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and β-catenin. Violet Votin, W. James Nelson, Angela I. M. Barth ... Neurite outgrowth involves adenomatous polyposis coli protein and β-catenin Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message ...
The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein is a multifunctional protein with a well characterized role in ... The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein is a multifunctional protein with a well characterized role in ... Identification of a link between the SAMP repeats of adenomatous polyposis coli tumor suppressor and the Src homology 3 domain ...
1997) The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1332:F127-F147, pmid:9196022.. ... 1993) The role of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene in human cancers. Adv. Cancer Res. 62:65-87, pmid:8109321.. ... Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) Protein Moves along Microtubules and Concentrates at Their Growing Ends in Epithelial Cells. ... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein has been shown to be localized near the distal ends of microtubules ( ...
Aberrant Methylation of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) Gene Promoter 1A in Breast and Lung Carcinomas. Arvind K. Virmani ... The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene is a tumor suppressor gene associated with both familial and sporadic cancer. Despite ... Polakis P. The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1332: F127-F147, 1997. ... Oreffo V. I., Robinson S., You M., Wu M. C., Malkinson A. M. Decreased expression of the adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) and ...
Oncogenic mutations in adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) activate mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1)in mice and ... Truncating mutations in adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) are strongly linked to colorectal cancers. APC is a negative regulator ... Oncogenic mutations in adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) activate mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1)in mice and ... Oncogenic mutations in adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) activate mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1)in mice and ...
  • More than 800 mutations[citation needed]in the APC gene have been identified in families with classic and attenuated types of familial adenomatous polyposis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several investigators have reported germline mutations of the APC gene in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) as well as somatic mutations in tumors developed in digestive organs (stomach, pancreas, colon, and rectum). (nih.gov)
  • DNA from 61 unrelated patients with adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) was examined for mutations in three genes (DP1, SRP19, and DP2.5) located within a 100 kb region deleted in two of the patients. (nih.gov)
  • APC-associated polyposis conditions result from germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC, OMIM# 611731) gene and cause a predisposition for colorectal cancer. (cityofhope.org)
  • Most cases of Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are caused by germ-line mutations in the APC gene. (cityofhope.org)
  • 7 AFAP is caused by germline mutations in the extreme 5′ or 3′ ends of APC or in the alternatively spliced region of exon 9,12 Gardner syndrome is characterized by colonic polyposis typical of FAP together with osteomas and soft tissue tumors such as epidermal skin cysts, fibromas, desmoid tumors.8 Turcot syndrome is characterized by the association of colonic polyposis and central nervous system (CNS) tumors (medullablastoma). (cityofhope.org)
  • Truncating mutations in adenomatous polyposis coli ( Apc ) are strongly linked to colorectal cancers. (biologists.org)
  • It was shown the occurrence of FAP was related to adenomatous polyposis coli gene mutations found at 5q21-q22 [ 2 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • Mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor gene are linked to both familial and sporadic human colon cancer. (rupress.org)
  • A unique feature of colon cancer is that truncation mutations in the APC (adenomatous polyposis coli) gene are common to most tumours. (biochemsoctrans.org)
  • Mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are linked to polyp formation in familial and sporadic colon cancer, but the functions of the protein are not known. (rupress.org)
  • The autosomal recessive type of this disorder is caused by mutations in a different gene than the classic and attenuated types of familial adenomatous polyposis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Mutations in the APC gene cause both classic and attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Cell overgrowth resulting from mutations in the APC gene leads to the colon polyps seen in familial adenomatous polyposis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Mutations in the MUTYH gene cause autosomal recessive familial adenomatous polyposis (also called MYH-associated polyposis). (medlineplus.gov)
  • Researchers have found mutations in this gene in people with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). (cancer.ca)
  • Implication of adenomatous polyposis coli and MUTYH mutations in familial colorectal polyposis. (cdc.gov)
  • Truncating germline mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli gene are detected in approximately 80 percent of patients with classical familial adenomatous polyposis and in approximately 10 percent of the attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis patients. (cdc.gov)
  • We investigated the adenomatous polyposis coli and MUTYH genes mutations in a well-characterized series of 25 unrelated Italian patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. (cdc.gov)
  • We characterized the specific adenomatous polyposis coli gene mutation in 10 probands, and identified eight truncating mutations (4 novel and 4 known mutations) and two splicing mutations. (cdc.gov)
  • Moreover, 11 MUTYH gene mutations have been identified in 7 patients without a dominant family history of polyposis. (cdc.gov)
  • This study enlarges the genotype-phenotype correlations of familial adenomatous polyposis and suggests that messenger alterations could be responsible for a subset of familial adenomatous polyposis cases without germ-line adenomatous polyposis coli or MUTYH gene mutations. (cdc.gov)
  • APC mutations cause familial adenomatous polyposis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Mutations of Apc will not only lead to familial adenomatous polyposis with associated epithelial lesions, but will also cause aggressive fibromatosis in mesenchymal cells. (beds.ac.uk)
  • Point mutations affecting APC gene are seen in the hereditary syndrome , adenomatous polyposis and spordic colon cancer . (bvsalud.org)
  • Mutations of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene are uncommon in sporadic desmoid tumours. (ox.ac.uk)
  • CRCs with chromosomal instability frequently demonstrate loss of heterozygosity (LOH) involving numerous genes, but particularly the APC (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) and DCC (Deleted in Colorectal Cancer) genes, as well as point mutations in the KRAS (Ki-ras2 Kirsten rat sarcoma) gene. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene is a tumor suppressor gene and its truncated mutations cause a few cilia-related diseases such as Gardner's syndrome. (dundee.ac.uk)
  • Some inherited colonic cancers (eg familial adenomatous polyposis or FAP ) can form from single gene mutations (eg APC gene mutation in the case of FAP). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • This purpose of this study is to investigate whether the number and size of rectal polyps can be reduced in patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) by using a highly-purified form of a naturally occurring substance, the omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 1 FAP is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by hundreds to thousands of adenomatous polyps multiple polyps in the internal lining of the colon and the rectum. (cityofhope.org)
  • 1 The clinical criteria for diagnosis of FAP includes individuals that have i) more than 100 colorectal adenomatous polyps or ii) fewer than 100 colorectal adenomatous polyps and a family relative with FAP. (cityofhope.org)
  • Clinical manifestations are mainly multiple adenomatous polyps in the large intestine (more than 100 polyps in total), and most of these patients fall ill in adolescence. (omicsonline.org)
  • Adenomatous polyps are a type of precancerous lesions. (omicsonline.org)
  • Four patients thought to have attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli on the basis of family history and the identification of fewer than 100 polyps on simple colonoscopy underwent colonoscopy with dye-spray. (ovid.com)
  • All four individuals were found to have more than 100 polyps when dye-spray was used, confirming a diagnosis of classical familial adenomatous polyposis. (ovid.com)
  • The syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the COLON and RECTUM of affected individuals by early adulthood. (fpnotebook.com)
  • Fundic gland polyps (FGPs) are the most common gastric polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). (elsevier.com)
  • In people with classic familial adenomatous polyposis, the number of polyps increases with age, and hundreds to thousands of polyps can develop in the colon. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The use of celecoxib may keep polyps and colorectal cancer from forming in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • It is diagnosed when a person develops more than 100 adenomatous colon polyps. (cancer.net)
  • Attenuated FAP (AFAP) is often associated with multiple adenomatous colorectal polyps, such as 20 to 100 polyps. (cancer.net)
  • People with AFAP usually continue to develop adenomatous colon polyps during their lifetime and have an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer if the polyps are not removed. (cancer.net)
  • People with Turcot syndrome tend to have multiple adenomatous colon polyps, an increased risk of colorectal cancer , and an increased risk of brain tumors. (cancer.net)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis is an autosomal dominantly inherited syndrome characterized by hundreds or thousands of colorectal polyps and a high risk of colorectal cancer at a young age. (cdc.gov)
  • a gene associated with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), an inherited disorder characterized by the development of myriad polyps in the colon, often occurring in adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 25. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is one type of hereditary colon cancer with a large number of precancerous polyps that initiation to growth in childhood and adolescent. (cdc.gov)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis ( FAP ) is an autosomal dominant inherited condition in which numerous adenomatous polyps form mainly in the epithelium of the large intestine . (wikipedia.org)
  • Because familial polyposis develops very gradually over years, and can also manifest in an 'attenuated' form even more gradually, polyps resulting from FAP can lead to cancer developing at any point from adolescence to old age. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a large number of patients with multiple gastrointestinal adenomatous polyps, no causal germline mutation can be found. (springer.com)
  • Non-genetic factors may contribute to the development of adenomatous polyps in these unexplained polyposis patients. (springer.com)
  • Patients with classical familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) present with over 100 adenomatous colonic polyps, whereas patients with attenuated FAP (AFAP) have approximately 10−100 adenomatous polyps. (springer.com)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is the most common inherited polyposis syndrome characterized by the development of hundreds of colorectal adenomatous polyps. (ovid.com)
  • We studied 120 A.C. Camargo Cancer Center patients diagnosed with either FAP-associated or spontaneous adenomatous polyps or CRC to determine the immunohistochemical expression levels of estrogen receptor (ER)-α, ER-β and the progesterone and androgen receptors (480 analyses). (deepdyve.com)
  • polyposis [poli- poh -sis] n. a condition in which numerous polyps form in an organ or tissue. (oxfordreference.com)
  • Affected individuals develop hundreds to thousands of adenomatous polyps of the colon and rectum which may progress to malignancy. (oxfordreference.com)
  • familial adenomatous polyposis ( FAP ) An inherited autosomal dominant disorder characterized by many thousands of glandular tissue polyps throughout the colorectal part of the digestive tract. (oxfordreference.com)
  • Adenomatous polyps start as benign growths, but as they grow larger may become invasive and therefore can develop into cancerous polyps. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Most adenomatous polyps are pedunculated, which means they have a stalk that looks like a tree trunk. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Careful examination of the polyp can distinguish this type of polyp from adenomatous polyps, but occasionally removal may be necessary to be certain. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is a tumor suppressor protein that induces the degradation of oncogenic beta-catenin and negatively regulates Wnt signalling [ PMID: 19619488 ]. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) also known as deleted in polyposis 2.5 (DP2.5) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the APC gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • The (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) APC protein normally builds a "destruction complex" with glycogen synthase kinase 3-alpha and or beta (GSK-3α/β) and axin via interactions with the 20 AA and SAMP repeats. (wikipedia.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli protein family also includes APC2 [ PMID: 10021369 , PMID: 11691822 ] and APC-related protein 1 [ PMID: 10766743 ]. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The evolutionarily conserved protein EB1 originally was identified by its physical association with the carboxyl-terminal portion of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein, an APC domain commonly mutated in familial and sporadic forms of colorectal neoplasia. (pnas.org)
  • EB1 is a 30- to 35-kDa protein of unknown function that was isolated in a yeast two-hybrid screen by its binding to the carboxyl-terminal domain of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein ( 6 ), a domain that is deleted in the majority of familial and sporadic forms of colon carcinoma ( 7 ). (pnas.org)
  • Brakeman JSF, Gu SH, Wang XB, Dolin G, Baraban JM (1999) Neuronal localization of the adenomatous polyposis coli tumor suppressor protein. (springer.com)
  • Western blot of anti-Adenomatous polyposis coli protein (APC) antibody (clone Ali 12-28) and isotype-matched IgG1 control. (biolegend.com)
  • The destruction complex, which includes the kinases GSK3β and CK1, the scaffolding protein Axin, and the colon cancer tumor suppressor Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), acts to phosphorylate β-catenin (βcat), the key effector of the Wnt pathway, and target it for ubiquitination and degradation by the proteosome (reviewed in Kennell and Cadigan 2009 ). (genetics.org)
  • The tumor suppressor protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is multifunctional - it participates in the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signal transduction pathway as well as modulating cytoskeleton function. (biologists.org)
  • A candidate protein for controlling neurite extension is the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein, which regulates membrane extensions, microtubules and β-catenin-mediated transcription downstream of Wnt signaling. (biologists.org)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) protein and its binding partners are good candidates to link the cytoskeletal dynamics with membrane extension. (biologists.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein is a multifunctional protein with a well characterized role in the Wnt signal transduction pathway and in cytoskeletal regulation. (nih.gov)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein has been shown to be localized near the distal ends of microtubules (MTs) at the edges of migrating cells. (rupress.org)
  • Hanson CA, Miller JR (2005) Non-traditional roles for the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein. (springer.com)
  • Näthke IS (2004) The adenomatous polyposis coli protein: the Achilles heel of the gut epithelium. (springer.com)
  • Senda T, Iino S, Matsushita K et al (1998) Localization of the adenomatous polyposis coli tumour suppressor protein in the mouse central nervous system. (springer.com)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) and End-binding protein 1 (EB1) localize to centrosomes independently of cytoplasmic microtubules (MTs) and purify with centrosomes from mammalian cell lines. (biologists.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli tumor suppressor protein localizes to plasma membrane sites involved in active cell migration. (rupress.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) tumor suppressor protein plays a critical role in regulating cellular levels of the oncogene product β‐catenin. (embopress.org)
  • Aberrant methylation of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene promoter occurs in about 40% of breast tumours and has been correlated with reduced APC protein levels. (uantwerpen.be)
  • Chemoprevention of spontaneous intestinal adenomas in the adenomatous polyposis coli Min mouse model with aspirin. (nih.gov)
  • Malignant transformation of adenomas of the duodenum is now the leading cause of death in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) patients who had a restorative proctocolectomy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Efficiency of Ursodesoxycholic Acid in the Treatment of Duodenal Adenomas in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis is also associated with a number of extracolonic manifestations, including osteomas, epidermoid cysts, dental abnormalities, hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium, desmoid tumors, adenomas of the upper gastrointestinal tract, and a number of malignancies ( 2 ). (aacrjournals.org)
  • At age 62, a subtotal colectomy was performed because of colonic polyposis: 36 adenomas were detected. (springer.com)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis ( FAP ) is a hereditary disease (caused by a defective dominant gene) in which multiple adenomas develop in the intestine, usually the large bowel or rectum, at an early age. (oxfordreference.com)
  • familial adenomatous p. ( p. coli ) a hereditary disease in which multiple adenomas develop in the gastrointestinal tract, usually the colon or rectum, at an early age. (oxfordreference.com)
  • Hepatocellular adenoma displaying a HNF1alpha inactivation in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis coli. (inserm.fr)
  • Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and familial adenomatosis polyposis (FAP) are well-known high-risk cancer syndromes. (arctichealth.org)
  • Based on the model provided by the autosomal dominant condition, familial adenomatosis polyposis, it has long been assumed that APC mutation is the starting alteration is most colorectal cancers [ 6 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene is mutated in familial adenomatous polyposis and in sporadic colorectal tumors. (springer.com)
  • A relationship of radiotherapy with intestinal polyposis, however, has not yet been described. (springer.com)
  • The tumor suppressor Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) negatively regulates Wnt signaling through its activity in the destruction complex. (genetics.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli ( APC ) gene is a tumor suppressor gene associated with both familial and sporadic cancer. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) 1 gene is a tumor suppressor gene linked to familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and to the initiation of sporadic human colorectal cancer ( 9 , 18 , 20 , 32 , 40 ). (rupress.org)
  • Using direct gene sequencing and allelic loss assays at 5q, we analyzed somatic adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene alterations in 41 FAP-associated FGPs (20 with foveolar dysplasia, six indefinite for dysplasia, and 15 nondysplastic) and 13 sporadic FGPs. (elsevier.com)
  • We were interested to determine the copy number of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli ( APC ) gene in sporadic colorectal cancers with LOH. (biomedcentral.com)
  • abstract = "Prevailing literature suggests diversified cellular functions for the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene. (uthscsa.edu)
  • β-catenin-mediated signaling also can be affected by the association of β-catenin with the tumor suppressor molecule adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) ( 17 , 18 ) and their further interaction with axin ( 19 , 20 ) and glycogen synthase kinase 3β ( 21 ). (pnas.org)
  • Inhibition of GSK3-β activity is mediated by dishevelled and involves the disruption of a catalytic complex (also known as the destruction complex) formed by Axin, adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), casein kinase I, and GSK3-β. (rupress.org)
  • In both classic familial adenomatous polyposis and its attenuated variant, benign and malignant tumors are sometimes found in other places in the body, including the duodenum (a section of the small intestine), stomach, bones, skin, and other tissues. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A negative regulator of beta-catenin signaling which is mutant in ADENOMATOUS POLYPOSIS COLI and GARDNER SYNDROME. (labome.org)
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Adenomatous Polyposis Syndrome. (fpnotebook.com)
  • A polyposis syndrome due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the APC genes (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. (fpnotebook.com)
  • Three variants are known to exist, FAP and attenuated FAP (originally called hereditary flat adenoma syndrome [1] ) are caused by APC gene defects on chromosome 5 while autosomal recessive FAP (or MYH-associated polyposis ) is caused by defects in the MUTYH gene on chromosome 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • Desmoid tumor patients carry an elevated risk of familial adenomatous polyposis. (arctichealth.org)
  • METHODS: Four hundred and thirty-one patients (213 males and 218 females) with FAP from 145 families recorded by the Swedish Polyposis Registry were investigated. (arctichealth.org)
  • Patients with a family history of familial adenomatous polyposis or colorectal cancer should be considered for dye-spray before the diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis is excluded or one of attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli is made. (ovid.com)
  • Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis coli (FAP) may rarely develop hepatocellular adenoma. (inserm.fr)
  • FGPs in FAP can show foveolar dysplasia, and rarely invasive gastric adenocarcinoma has been reported in patients with FAP and fundic gland polyposis. (elsevier.com)
  • PURPOSE: This randomized phase I trial is studying the side effects and best dose of celecoxib in treating young patients with a genetic predisposition for familial adenomatous polyposis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Determine the safety and toxicity of celecoxib in pediatric patients with genotype-positive familial adenomatous polyposis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A cohort of 30-year-old familial adenomatous polyposis patients with total colectomies was simulated until age 80. (aacrjournals.org)
  • When deciding whether or not to undergo prophylactic surgery, patients with familial adenomatous polyposis and duodenal polyposis must balance potential risks and benefits. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli gene large deletions in Iranian patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. (cdc.gov)
  • Cells from patients with deletions in this region, in one case associated with polyposis in a family, have been used to construct human hamster hybrid cell lines that retain either the normal or deleted chromosome 5. (ox.ac.uk)
  • This case series describes three patients with adenomatous polyposis after abdominal radiotherapy. (springer.com)
  • This report describes three patients with adenomatous polyposis, of which two developed a gastrointestinal cancer. (springer.com)
  • The polyposis was not explained by a germline mutation in APC or MYH and all patients received abdominal radiotherapy. (springer.com)
  • Although an etiologic role has not been established, an association between radiotherapy and intestinal adenomatous polyposis and the subsequent development of cancer seems very likely in our patients. (springer.com)
  • In patients affected with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), the incidence of desmoids is much higher than in the general population. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Four patients had adenomatous polyposis coli gene mutation identified. (ovid.com)
  • Six patients (50%) had gastric fundic gland polyposis and 6 had duodenal adenomatous changes. (ovid.com)
  • We identified 1 patient with rectal cancer in situ and high proportion of patients with duodenal adenomatous lesions. (ovid.com)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli-mediated control of beta-catenin is essential for both chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation of skeletal precursors. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) is a key controller of beta-catenin turnover by down-regulating intracellular levels of beta-catenin. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is caused by an inherited, inactivating mutation in the APC gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common mutation in familial adenomatous polyposis is a deletion of five bases in the APC gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) is the initiating mutation in 80% of all colorectal cancers. (ku.edu)
  • It is caused by a germline mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene which is located on the long arm of chromosome 5. (fpnotebook.com)
  • autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli gene ( APC ) on 5q. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Mutation in adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene is the cause of FAP. (cdc.gov)
  • These syndromes are often explained by a genetic mutation in the adenomatous polyposis coli ( APC ) gene. (springer.com)
  • In the present study, adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) 1638N/+ mice carrying a heterozygous Apc mutation were fed either an AIN-76A diet, a WD, or a WD supplemented with calcium and cholecalciferol (WD/Ca/VitD3). (elsevier.com)
  • Some people have a variant of the disorder, called attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis, in which polyp growth is delayed. (medlineplus.gov)
  • An adenomatous polyp is an area where normal cells that line the inside of a person's colon form a mass on the inside of the intestinal tract. (cancer.net)
  • Conversely, colorectal polyp development in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) begins during puberty. (deepdyve.com)
  • The most important type of colonic polyp is the neo-plastic or adenomatous polyp. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Reports of CN findings in colorectal cancer have evaluated multiple genes, and they do not specifically focus on the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli gene, which is a critically important gene in colorectal carcinogenesis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 1987) Localization of the gene for familial adenomatous polyposis on chromosome 5. (springer.com)
  • Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), a dominantly inherited disorder, has been mapped to chromosome 5q15-q21 by family linkage studies. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Recently the adenomaatous polyposis coli (APC) gene, a tumor suppressor gene , was identified and the cDNA was cloned from chromosome 5q21. (bvsalud.org)
  • Structural basis for the recognition of Asef by adenomatous polyposis coli. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The adenomatous polyposis coli gene (APC) was initially identified through its link to colon cancer. (springer.com)
  • The average age at which an individual develops colon cancer in classic familial adenomatous polyposis is 39 years. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The average age of colorectal cancer onset for attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis is 55 years. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Background: Duodenal cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in familial adenomatous polyposis after colorectal cancer. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Conclusions: Prophylactic pancreaticoduodenectomy at stage IV duodenal polyposis in familial adenomatous polyposis is a cost-effective approach that results in greater life expectancy than surgery at either stage III or cancer diagnosis. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Although the risk for developing duodenal cancer with familial adenomatous polyposis is 100 to 330 times that without familial adenomatous polyposis ( 6 , 7 ), the absolute lifetime risk is 4% to 10% ( 8 , 9 ). (aacrjournals.org)
  • Jaiswal, AS & Narayan, S 2008, ' A novel function of adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) in regulating DNA repair ', Cancer Letters , vol. 271, no. 2, pp. 272-280. (uthscsa.edu)
  • Jurutka, Peter W. / Vitamin D receptor ligands, adenomatous polyposis coli, and the vitamin D receptor FokI polymorphism collectively modulate β-catenin activity in colon cancer cells . (elsevier.com)
  • polyposis coli An autosomal dominant disorder (adenomatous polyposis coli, familial adenomatous polyposis , FAP) in which there is a predisposition to cancer. (oxfordreference.com)
  • It also confirms that genotype-phenotype correlations in MUTYH-associated polyposis are very complex. (cdc.gov)
  • The aim of this study is to show that the diagnosis of attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli must be made with caution and certainly only after adequate colonic examination with dye-spray. (ovid.com)
  • The diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis may be missed altogether or incorrectly assigned as attenuated adenomatous polyposis coli if dye-spray is not used at colonoscopy. (ovid.com)
  • The UK Northern region genetic register for familial adenomatous polyposis coli: use of age of onset, congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium, and DNA markers in risk calculations. (bmj.com)
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is a rare autosomal dominant genetic disease, with an approximate incidence rate of 1/8000 [ 1 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • Classic familial adenomatous polyposis, called FAP or classic FAP, is a genetic condition. (cancer.net)
  • The degree of duodenal polyposis can be tracked by endoscopy with biopsy and quantified using the Spigelman staging scale ( 15 ). (aacrjournals.org)