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    • Characterization of the genomic features and expressed fusion genes in micropapillary carcinomas of the breast. 

      Natrajan, R; Wilkerson, PM; Marchiò, C; Piscuoglio, S; Ng, CK; Wai, P; Lambros, MB; Samartzis, EP; Dedes, KJ; Frankum, J; Bajrami, I; Kopec, A; Mackay, A; A'hern, R; Fenwick, K; Kozarewa, I; Hakas, J; Mitsopoulos, C; Hardisson, D; Lord, CJ; Kumar-Sinha, C; Ashworth, A; Weigelt, B; Sapino, A; Chinnaiyan, AM; Maher, CA; Reis-Filho, JS (2014-04)
      Micropapillary carcinoma (MPC) is a rare histological special type of breast cancer, characterized by an aggressive clinical behaviour and a pattern of copy number aberrations (CNAs) distinct from that of grade- and oestrogen ...
    • Deficiency of LKB1 in heart prevents ischemia-mediated activation of AMPK alpha 2 but not AMPK alpha 1 

      Ashworth, A (2006-05)
      Deficiency of LKB1 in heart prevents ischemia-mediated activation of AMPK alpha 2 but not AMPK alpha 1 Recent studies indicate that the LKB1 is a key regulator of the AMP-activated protein kinase ( AMPK), which plays a ...
    • Determinants of age at menarche in the United Kingdom: analyses from the Breakthrough Generations Study 

      Ashworth, A; Jones, M; Schoemaker, M; Swerdlow, A (2010)
      Background: Early menarche increases breast cancer risk but, aside from weight, information on its determinants is limited. Methods: Age at menarche data were collected retrospectively by questionnaire from 81 606 women ...
    • Direct interaction of FANCD2 with BRCA2 in DNA damage response pathways 

      Ashworth, A (2004-06)
      Direct interaction of FANCD2 with BRCA2 in DNA damage response pathways Fanconi anaemia (FA) is a chromosomal instability disorder characterized by cellular sensitivity to DNA interstrand crosslinking agents and a high ...
    • Forced mitotic entry of S-phase cells as a therapeutic strategy induced by inhibition of WEE1. 

      Aarts, M; Sharpe, R; Garcia-Murillas, I; Gevensleben, H; Hurd, MS; Shumway, SD; Toniatti, C; Ashworth, A; Turner, NC (2012-06)
      Inhibition of the protein kinase WEE1 synergizes with chemotherapy in preclinical models and WEE1 inhibitors are being explored as potential cancer therapies. Here, we investigate the mechanism that underlies this synergy. ...
    • Genetic variation at CYP3A is associated with age at menarche and breast cancer risk: a case-control study. 

      Johnson, N; Dudbridge, F; Orr, N; Gibson, L; Jones, ME; Schoemaker, MJ; Folkerd, EJ; Haynes, BP; Hopper, JL; Southey, MC; Dite, GS; Apicella, C; Schmidt, MK; Broeks, A; Van't Veer, LJ; Atsma, F; Muir, K; Lophatananon, A; Fasching, PA; Beckmann, MW; Ekici, AB; Renner, SP; Sawyer, E; Tomlinson, I; Kerin, M; Miller, N; Burwinkel, B; Marme, F; Schneeweiss, A; Sohn, C; Guénel, P; Truong, T; Cordina, E; Menegaux, F; Bojesen, SE; Nordestgaard, BG; Flyger, H; Milne, R; Zamora, MP; Arias Perez, JI; Benitez, J; Bernstein, L; Anton-Culver, H; Ziogas, A; Clarke Dur, C; Brenner, H; Müller, H; Arndt, V; Dieffenbach, AK; Meindl, A; Heil, J; Bartram, CR; Schmutzler, RK; Brauch, H; Justenhoven, C; Ko, YD; Nevanlinna, H; Muranen, TA; Aittomäki, K; Blomqvist, C; Matsuo, K; Dörk, T; Bogdanova, NV; Antonenkova, NN; Lindblom, A; Mannermaa, A; Kataja, V; Kosma, VM; Hartikainen, JM; Chenevix-Trench, G; Beesley, J; Wu, AH; Van den Berg, D; Tseng, CC; Lambrechts, D; Smeets, D; Neven, P; Wildiers, H; Chang-Claude, J; Rudolph, A; Nickels, S; Flesch-Janys, D; Radice, P; Peterlongo, P; Bonanni, B; Pensotti, V; Couch, FJ; Olson, JE; Wang, X; Fredericksen, Z; Pankratz, VS; Giles, GG; Severi, G; Baglietto, L; Haiman, C; Simard, J; Goldberg, MS; Labrèche, F; Dumont, M; Soucy, P; Teo, S; Yip, CH; Phuah, SY; Cornes, BK; Kristensen, VN; Grenaker Alnæs, G; Børresen-Dale, AL; Zheng, W; Winqvist, R; Pylkäs, K; Jukkola-Vuorinen, A; Grip, M; Andrulis, IL; Knight, JA; Glendon, G; Mulligan, AM; Devillee, P; Figueroa, J; Chanock, SJ; Lissowska, J; Sherman, ME; Hall, P; Schoof, N; Hooning, M; Hollestelle, A; Oldenburg, RA; Tilanus-Linthorst, M; Liu, J; Cox, A; Brock, IW; Reed, MW; Cross, SS; Blot, W; Signorello, LB; Pharoah, PD; Dunning, AM; Shah, M; Kang, D; Noh, DY; Park, SK; Choi, JY; Hartman, M; Miao, H; Lim, WY; Tang, A; Hamann, U; Försti, A; Rüdiger, T; Ulmer, HU; Jakubowska, A; Lubinski, J; Jaworska-Bieniek, K; Durda, K; Sangrajrang, S; Gaborieau, V; Brennan, P; McKay, J; Slager, S; Toland, AE; Vachon, C; Yannoukakos, D; Shen, CY; Yu, JC; Huang, CS; Hou, MF; González-Neira, A; Tessier, DC; Vincent, D; Bacot, F; Luccarini, C; Dennis, J; Michailidou, K; Bolla, MK; Wang, J; Easton, DF; García-Closas, M; Dowsett, M; Ashworth, A; Swerdlow, AJ; Peto, J; dos Santos Silva, I; Fletcher, O (2014-01)
      We have previously shown that a tag single nucleotide polymorphism (rs10235235), which maps to the CYP3A locus (7q22.1), was associated with a reduction in premenopausal urinary estrone glucuronide levels and a modest ...
    • Genomic instability and the selection of treatments for cancer. 

      Martin, SA; Hewish, M; Lord, CJ; Ashworth, A (2010-01)
      A critical link exists between DNA mutation and chromosomal rearrangements (genomic instability) and cancer development. This genomic instability can manifest itself as small changes at the nucleotide level or as gross ...
    • Large-scale genotyping identifies 41 new loci associated with breast cancer risk. 

      Michailidou, K; Hall, P; Gonzalez-Neira, A; Ghoussaini, M; Dennis, J; Milne, RL; Schmidt, MK; Chang-Claude, J; Bojesen, SE; Bolla, MK; Wang, Q; Dicks, E; Lee, A; Turnbull, C; Rahman, N; Fletcher, O; Peto, J; Gibson, L; Dos Santos Silva, I; Nevanlinna, H; Muranen, TA; Aittomäki, K; Blomqvist, C; Czene, K; Irwanto, A; Liu, J; Waisfisz, Q; Meijers-Heijboer, H; Adank, M; van der Luijt, RB; Hein, R; Dahmen, N; Beckman, L; Meindl, A; Schmutzler, RK; Müller-Myhsok, B; Lichtner, P; Hopper, JL; Southey, MC; Makalic, E; Schmidt, DF; Uitterlinden, AG; Hofman, A; Hunter, DJ; Chanock, SJ; Vincent, D; Bacot, F; Tessier, DC; Canisius, S; Wessels, LF; Haiman, CA; Shah, M; Luben, R; Brown, J; Luccarini, C; Schoof, N; Humphreys, K; Li, J; Nordestgaard, BG; Nielsen, SF; Flyger, H; Couch, FJ; Wang, X; Vachon, C; Stevens, KN; Lambrechts, D; Moisse, M; Paridaens, R; Christiaens, MR; Rudolph, A; Nickels, S; Flesch-Janys, D; Johnson, N; Aitken, Z; Aaltonen, K; Heikkinen, T; Broeks, A; Veer, LJ; van der Schoot, CE; Guénel, P; Truong, T; Laurent-Puig, P; Menegaux, F; Marme, F; Schneeweiss, A; Sohn, C; Burwinkel, B; Zamora, MP; Perez, JI; Pita, G; Alonso, MR; Cox, A; Brock, IW; Cross, SS; Reed, MW; Sawyer, EJ; Tomlinson, I; Kerin, MJ; Miller, N; Henderson, BE; Schumacher, F; Le Marchand, L; Andrulis, IL; Knight, JA; Glendon, G; Mulligan, AM; Lindblom, A; Margolin, S; Hooning, MJ; Hollestelle, A; van den Ouweland, AM; Jager, A; Bui, QM; Stone, J; Dite, GS; Apicella, C; Tsimiklis, H; Giles, GG; Severi, G; Baglietto, L; Fasching, PA; Haeberle, L; Ekici, AB; Beckmann, MW; Brenner, H; Müller, H; Arndt, V; Stegmaier, C; Swerdlow, A; Ashworth, A; Orr, N; Jones, M; Figueroa, J; Lissowska, J; Brinton, L; Goldberg, MS; Labrèche, F; Dumont, M; Winqvist, R; Pylkäs, K; Jukkola-Vuorinen, A; Grip, M; Brauch, H; Hamann, U; Brüning, T; Radice, P; Peterlongo, P; Manoukian, S; Bonanni, B; Devilee, P; Tollenaar, RA; Seynaeve, C; van Asperen, CJ; Jakubowska, A; Lubinski, J; Jaworska, K; Durda, K; Mannermaa, A; Kataja, V; Kosma, VM; Hartikainen, JM; Bogdanova, NV; Antonenkova, NN; Dörk, T; Kristensen, VN; Anton-Culver, H; Slager, S; Toland, AE; Edge, S; Fostira, F; Kang, D; Yoo, KY; Noh, DY; Matsuo, K; Ito, H; Iwata, H; Sueta, A; Wu, AH; Tseng, CC; Van Den Berg, D; Stram, DO; Shu, XO; Lu, W; Gao, YT; Cai, H; Teo, SH; Yip, CH; Phuah, SY; Cornes, BK; Hartman, M; Miao, H; Lim, WY; Sng, JH; Muir, K; Lophatananon, A; Stewart-Brown, S; Siriwanarangsan, P; Shen, CY; Hsiung, CN; Wu, PE; Ding, SL; Sangrajrang, S; Gaborieau, V; Brennan, P; McKay, J; Blot, WJ; Signorello, LB; Cai, Q; Zheng, W; Deming-Halverson, S; Shrubsole, M; Long, J; Simard, J; Garcia-Closas, M; Pharoah, PD; Chenevix-Trench, G; Dunning, AM; Benitez, J; Easton, DF (2013-04)
      Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Common variants at 27 loci have been identified as associated with susceptibility to breast cancer, and these account for ∼9% of the familial risk of the disease. We ...
    • Lkb1 Deficiency Alters Goblet and Paneth Cell Differentiation in the Small Intestine 

      Ashworth, A (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2009-01)
      The Lkb1 tumour suppressor is a multitasking kinase participating in a range of physiological processes. We have determined the impact of Lkb1 deficiency on intestinal homeostasis, particularly focussing on secretory cell ...
    • LKB1 is required for hepatic bile acid transport and canalicular membrane integrity in mice. 

      Woods, A; Heslegrave, AJ; Muckett, PJ; Levene, AP; Clements, M; Mobberley, M; Ryder, TA; Abu-Hayyeh, S; Williamson, C; Goldin, RD; Ashworth, A; Withers, DJ; Carling, D (2011-02)
      LKB1 is a 'master' protein kinase implicated in the regulation of metabolism, cell proliferation, cell polarity and tumorigenesis. However, the long-term role of LKB1 in hepatic function is unknown. In the present study, ...
    • Noninvasive detection of HER2 amplification with plasma DNA digital PCR. 

      Gevensleben, H; Garcia-Murillas, I; Graeser, MK; Schiavon, G; Osin, P; Parton, M; Smith, IE; Ashworth, A; Turner, NC (2013-06)
      PURPOSE: Digital PCR is a highly accurate method of determining DNA concentration. We adapted digital PCR to determine the presence of oncogenic amplification through noninvasive analysis of circulating free plasma DNA and ...
    • Parallel RNAi and compound screens identify the PDK1 pathway as a target for tamoxifen sensitization. 

      Iorns, E; Lord, CJ; Ashworth, A (2009-01)
      Tamoxifen is the most commonly used drug to treat breast cancer and acts by blocking ERalpha (oestrogen receptor alpha) signalling. Although highly effective, its usefulness is limited by the development of resistance. ...
    • Signalling pathways implicated in early mammary gland morphogenesis and breast cancer. 

      Howard, B; Ashworth, A (2006-08)
      Specification of mammary epithelial cell fate occurs during embryogenesis as cells aggregate to form the mammary anlage. Within the embryonic mammary bud, a population of epithelial cells exists that will subsequently ...