A paper from the group of Federica Cavallo shows that maternal immunization against Her2/neu oncoantigen can hamper mammary carcinogenesis in cancer-prone offspring.
A paper from Emanuela Tolosano’s group described a key role for the heme exporter FLVCR1 in the regulation of the expansion and differentiation of committed erythroid progenitors.
The Bioinformatics & Genomics group together with the System Biology Group, at the Computer Science Dept. www.unito.it/di/, have recently published on Bioinformatics chimera, a tool for secondary analysis of fusion events.
A paper from the Immunogenetics group demonstrates that the extracellular form of the NAD biosynthetic enzyme nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) is a critical element in the induction of an immunosuppressive and tumor-promoting microenvironmen