Breast Cancer: Methods and Protocols by Jian Cao

By Jian Cao

This quantity presents assets, rules, and bench manuals for the research of breast melanoma. This e-book is split into 5 sections: tools utilized in scientific laboratory for analysis (Detection of Molecular Markers of Breast Cancer); tools utilized in either scientific and study laboratories for trying out genetic changes (Genetic Detection of Breast melanoma) and (Isolation of Breast melanoma Cells); equipment used to check the habit of breast melanoma cells (In Vitro Experimental Assays for Breast Cancer); and strategies used for mimicking human breast melanoma in a dwelling organism (In Vivo Experimental types for Breast Cancer). Breast melanoma: tools and Protocols additionally explores numerous lately built options for the examine of breast melanoma development. Written within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology series layout, chapters comprise introductions to their respective subject matters, lists of the mandatory fabrics and reagents, step by step, easily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips about troubleshooting and warding off recognized pitfalls.

Practical and thorough, BreastCancer: equipment and Protocols, is a precious instruction manual for either graduate and complicated undergraduate scholars of organic sciences, in addition to scientists, technicians, and physicians operating within the educational, clinic, or pharmaceutical aimed toward learning or diagnosing breast cancer.

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Of note, it is particularly important that all possible quality assurance (internal and external) protocols are applied in the assessment of receptor status of invasive breast cancers as these are intimately linked with the selection of the most appropriate Triple Negative Breast Cancer 43 treatments for patients [8, 9]. Any errors, either technical or interpretive, may result in receipt of treatments that are unlikely to be effective, or conversely in omission of therapies that may be highly beneficial [8, 9].

The HER2 receptor tyrosine kinase plays a very important role in both the biological behavior and the clinical course of breast cancer. Although the identity of the high-affinity ligand for HER2 remains unclear, HER2 is thought to dimerize with other HER receptors within the family, leading to activation of cytoplasmic tyrosine kinase thus initiating downstream signaling for cell proliferation, migration, and survival of tumor cells overexpressing HER receptors. When the HER2 receptor tyrosine kinase is activated, multiple cellular signaling pathways are initiated that include both the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) signaling pathways.

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