S-Space Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology (융합과학기술대학원) Dept. of Molecular and Biopharmaceutical Sciences (분자의학 및 바이오제약학과) Journal Papers (저널논문_분자의학 및 바이오제약학과)
Modulation of cancer cell growth and progression by Caveolin-1 in the tumor microenvironment
- Yoon, Hyo-Jin; Surh, Young-Joon
- Issue Date
- Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol.1277, pp.63-74
- Caveolin-1; Caveolae; Cancer-associated fibroblasts; Cancer progression; Cancer stem-like cells; Epithelial-mesenchymal transition; Metastasis; Stem cells; Stromal cells; Tumor microenvironment
- Caveolin-1 (Cav-1), a major structural component of cell membrane caveolae, is involved in a variety of intracellular signaling pathways as well as transmembrane transport. Cav-1, as a scaffolding protein, modulates signal transduction associated with cell cycle progression, cellular senescence, cell proliferation and death, lipid homeostasis, etc. Cav-1 is also thought to regulate the expression or activity of oncoproteins, such as Src family kinases, H-Ras, protein kinase C, epidermal growth factor, extracellular signal-regulated kinase, and endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Because of its frequent overexpression or mutation in various tumor tissues and cancer cell lines, Cav-1 has been speculated to play a role as an oncoprotein in cancer development and progression. In contrast, Cav-1 may also function as a tumor suppressor, depending on the type of cancer cells and/or surrounding -stromal cells in the tumor microenvironment as well as the stage of tumors.