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Title: Molecular, cellular and physiological characterization of the cancer cachexia-inducing C26 colon carcinoma in mouse
Authors: Aulino, Paola ×
Berardi, Emanuele
Cardillo, Veronica M
Rizzuto, Emanuele
Perniconi, Barbara
Ramina, Carla
Padula, Fabrizio
Spugnini, Enrico P
Baldi, Alfonso
Faiola, Fabio
Adamo, Sergio
Coletti, Dario #
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: BioMed Central
Series Title: BMC Cancer vol:10 pages:363
Article number: 20615237
Abstract: The majority of cancer patients experience dramatic weight loss, due to cachexia and consisting of skeletal muscle and fat tissue wasting. Cachexia is a negative prognostic factor, interferes with therapy and worsens the patients' quality of life by affecting muscle function. Mice bearing ectopically-implanted C26 colon carcinoma are widely used as an experimental model of cancer cachexia. As part of the search for novel clinical and basic research applications for this experimental model, we characterized novel cellular and molecular features of C26-bearing mice.
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ISSN: 1471-2407
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Embryo and Stemcells (-)
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