Lysyl Oxidase and the Tumor Microenvironment

Tong Hong Wang, Shih Min Hsia, Tzong Ming Shieh

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摘要

The lysyl oxidase (LOX) family of oxidases contains a group of extracellular copper-dependent enzymes that catalyze the cross-linking of collagen and elastin by oxidation, thus maintaining the rigidity and structural stability of the extracellular matrix (ECM). Aberrant expression or activation of LOX alters the cellular microenvironment, leading to many diseases, including atherosclerosis, tissue fibrosis, and cancer. Recently, a number of studies have shown that LOX is overexpressed in most cancers and that it is involved in the regulation of tumor progression and metastasis. In contrast, a few reports have also indicated the tumor-suppressing role of LOX. In this short review, we discuss recent research on the correlations between LOX and cancer. Further, the role of LOX in tumor microenvironment remodeling, tumorigenesis, and metastasis and the underlying mechanisms have also been elucidated.
原文英語
期刊International Journal of Molecular Sciences
18
發行號1
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2017

指紋

Protein-Lysine 6-Oxidase
Tumor Microenvironment
oxidase
Tumors
tumors
Neoplasms
cancer
metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
Cellular Microenvironment
elastin
Elastin
arteriosclerosis
fibrosis
Rigidity
structural stability
collagens
Extracellular Matrix
Oxidoreductases
Copper

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Spectroscopy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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Lysyl Oxidase and the Tumor Microenvironment. / Wang, Tong Hong; Hsia, Shih Min; Shieh, Tzong Ming.

於: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 卷 18, 編號 1, 2017.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻回顧型文獻

Wang, Tong Hong ; Hsia, Shih Min ; Shieh, Tzong Ming. / Lysyl Oxidase and the Tumor Microenvironment. 於: International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017 ; 卷 18, 編號 1.
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