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Morgan, M. J., Thorburn J., Thomas, L., J. Maxwell, T., Brothman, A. R. and Thorburn, A. (2001) “An apoptosis signaling pathway induced by the death domain of FADD selectively kills normal but not cancerous prostate epithelial cells.” Cell Death & Differentiation. 8, 696-705.
Dufner-Beattie, J., Lemons, R. S., and Thorburn, A. (2001) “Retinoic acid-induced expression of autotaxin in N-myc-amplified neuroblastoma cells.” Molecular Carcinogenesis, 30, 181-189.
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Thomas, L.R., Stillman, D.J. and Thorburn, A. (2002). “Regulation of Fas-associated death domain interactions by the death effector domain identified by a modified reverse two hybrid screen.” J. Biol. Chem. 277, 34343-34348.
Frankel, A.E., Beran, M., Hogge, D.E., Powell, B.L., Thorburn, A., Chen, Y.Q., and Vallera, D.A. (2002). “Malignant progenitors from patients with CD87 positive acute myeloid leukemia are sensitive to a diphtheria toxin-urokinase fusion protein.” Experimental Hematology, 30, 1316-1323.
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Thorburn, J., Frankel, A.E., and Thorburn, A. (2003). “Apoptosis by leukemia cell-targeted diphtheria toxin occurs via receptor-independent activation of FADD.” Clin. Cancer Res. 9, 861-865.
Liu, T.F., Cohen, K.A., Ramage, J.G., Willingham, M.C., Thorburn, A., Frankel, A.E. (2003). “A diphtheria toxin-epidermal growth factor fusion protein is cytotoxic to human glioblastoma multiforme cells.” Cancer Research, In Press.
Bharadwaj, S., Hitchcock-DiGregori, S., Thorburn, A. and Prasad, G.L. (2004). “Amino terminus is essential for Tropomyosin functions: N-terminal modification disrupts stress fiber organization and abolishes anti-oncogenic effects of Tropomyosin-1.” J. Biol. Chem. 279, 14039-14048.
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