Added by Peter Hofland, PhD on June 23, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK), a member of a family of nonreceptor protein-tyrosine kinases, is substantially over-expressed in many cancers, including breast, thyroid, prostate, colon, cervical, ovarian, liver and pancreatic cancer [1, 2]. FAK operates by placing itself at the contact points between tumor cells and the extra cellular matrix that surrounds them.
Researchers have found that FAK is an important facilitator for signals that cause tumor cells to…
Added by Peter Hofland, PhD on January 18, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments