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dc.titleNHE-1: A promising target for novel anti-cancer therapeutics
dc.contributor.authorLoo, S.Y.
dc.contributor.authorChang, M.K.X.
dc.contributor.authorChua, C.S.H.
dc.contributor.authorKumar, A.P.
dc.contributor.authorPervaiz, S.
dc.contributor.authorClement, M.V.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T07:46:23Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T07:46:23Z
dc.date.issued2012-04
dc.identifier.citationLoo, S.Y.,Chang, M.K.X.,Chua, C.S.H.,Kumar, A.P.,Pervaiz, S.,Clement, M.V. (2012-04). NHE-1: A promising target for novel anti-cancer therapeutics. Current Pharmaceutical Design 18 (10) : 1372-1382. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn13816128
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109486
dc.description.abstractAmong the many factors involved in the maintenance of homeostatic growth is the tight regulation of cellular pH. Intracellular pH of normal cells is maintained within a physiological range thanks to the activity of a number of pH regulators that respond to the acid-base shifts associated with normal cellular metabolic processes. Interestingly, there is a preponderance of evidence that dysregulation of intracellular pH is associated with processes that favor cell transformation such as cell cycle progression, enhanced proliferation, insensitivity to growth inhibitory stimuli, resistance to apoptosis, genomic instability and angiogenesis. Among the strategies employed by the cells to regulate intracellular pH, the Na+/H+ exchanger 1 (NHE1) protein from the Na+/H+ exchanger (NHE) family has been directly associated with cellular transformation, invasion and metastasis. These observations have heightened the interest in NHE1 as a promising novel drug target for more effective and selective anti-cancer therapeutics. Here we present a review of the basic biology of this remarkable protein and present evidence to support targeting NHE1 as a potential anti-cancer strategy. © 2012 Bentham Science Publishers.
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectCancer therapy
dc.subjectNHE1
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentCANCER SCIENCE INSTITUTE OF SINGAPORE
dc.contributor.departmentBIOCHEMISTRY
dc.description.sourcetitleCurrent Pharmaceutical Design
dc.description.volume18
dc.description.issue10
dc.description.page1372-1382
dc.description.codenCPDEF
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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