ERK2 deregulates of β-catenin in esophageal cancer via CSN6

Research Article
Journal of Cellular Cancer  Volume 7, Issue 1, pages 30-42
Published: June 20, 2015

Lijun Fang, Chuangqi Qiong, Xiaofeng Xia, Liang Shijun, Gentao Lei, Jung-Yu Yang


The extracellular-signal-regulated-kinase (ERK) signaling pathway is frequently deregulated in  tumors.The objective of this study is to investigate the association between ERK2/β-catenin in risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) corelated with CSN6. elevated CSN6 expression was positively correlated with ERK2/ β-catenin  activation and overexpression in esophageal cancer. These results suggested that the ERK2/β-catenin/CSN6 interactions might play vital roles in the progression on esophageal cancer.

Keywords: Esophageal carcinoma; CSN6; ERK2; β-catenin

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