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2) In this study, we investigated the expression level, clinical significance and biologic function of ANXA3 in HCC.
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PMID:24375474 DOI:10.1002/mc.22126
2015 Molecular carcinogenesis
* Annexin A3 promotes tumorigenesis and resistance to chemotherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma.
- Annexin A3 (ANXA3) has been found to play important roles in cancer progression, metastasis, and drug resistance; however, its role in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains unknown. In this study, we investigated the expression level, clinical significance and biologic function of ANXA3 in HCC. Real-time quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction, western blotting and immunohistochemical staining were used to examine ANXA3 expression levels in HCC tumor tissue, and its correlation with the clinicopathological features and prognosis of HCC patients was analyzed. The biological functions of ANXA3 in cell proliferation, migration, invasion, and resistance to chemotherapy were also investigated. ANXA3 expression was significantly increased in HCC tissues as compared with adjacent non-tumorous tissues. Elevated ANXA3 expression was associated with tumor size, number of lesions, tumor stage, and poor prognosis. In hepatoma cell lines, exogenous ANXA3 transduction promoted the tumorigenic activity and metastatic potential of tumor cells. Small interfering RNA silencing of ANXA3 inhibited these processes. In addition, in vitro and in vivo experiments revealed that ANXA3 overexpression enhanced resistance to chemotherapy. Taken together, our findings reveal that ANXA3 might play an important role in HCC progression and chemoresistance, and could serve as a novel prognostic marker and therapeutic target for HCC.
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--- WordNet output for function --- =>1.機能, 関数, 役割, 働き, 2.機能する, 作用する, 働く, 役目を果たす, 3.社交的会合, パーティー, 儀式 Overview of noun function The noun function has 7 senses (first 3 from tagged texts) 1. (43) function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping -- ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)) 2. (24) function, purpose, role, use -- (what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?") 3. (7) function, office, part, role -- (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role") 4. function -- (a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand") 5. function -- (a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function") 6. affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function -- (a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions") 7. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function -- (a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program) Overview of verb function The verb function has 3 senses (first 3 from tagged texts) 1. (9) function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore") 2. (3) serve, function -- (serve a purpose, role, or function; "The tree stump serves as a table"; "The female students served as a control group"; "This table would serve very well"; "His freedom served him well"; "The table functions as a desk") 3. (1) officiate, function -- (perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary") --- WordNet end ---