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It was suggested that vitamin D levels influence cancer development. The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a crucial mediator for the cellular effects of vitamin D. Results from previous studies on the association of VDR polymorphisms with different cancer types are somewhat contradictory, and the role...
Met, the receptor for hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), is a receptor tyrosine kinase that has recently emerged as an important contributor to human neoplasia. In physiological and pathological conditions, Met triggers various cellular functions related to cell proliferation, cell migration and the...