Role of Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator and Tumor-Associated Trypsinogen in pancreatic cancer metastasis

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Dunia Tahseen Nema Al-Aridhi
Firas Hassan
Tania T. Alaridhi


Proteolysis, pancreatic cancer, u-PA, TAT


The Tumor-Associated Trypsinogen “TAT” and Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator “u-PA” perform a controlling function in the devolution of “extracellular matrix” through the infestation operation of tumor. Modifying evolution factor beta-1 is a multifunctional poly-peptide that reveals cell evolution and discrimination, the “extracellular matrix deposition,” “cellular adhesion possession,”emd,cap, and also “angiogenesis.”a. Receptor which is splinter and vigorous by trypsin and tryptase. We formerly state that “TGF-beta-1” upregulated “vascular endothelial growth factor” (VEGF) fabrication and protease innovation “u-PA” in the highly metastatic pancreatic cancer cell lines of “Sw1990” and “Capan-2.”

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