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Luteolin suppresses oral carcinoma 3 (OC3) cell growth and migration via modulating polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) expression and cellular energy metabolism

Author(s):  Pengfei GAO, Wentao ZHANG, Yujie LIN, Ruijie LU, Zijian LOU, Gang LU, Ruolang PAN, Yunfang CHEN

Affiliation(s):  Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Stomatology, Zhejiang Provincial People’s Hospital (Affiliated People’s Hospital), Hangzhou Medical College, Hangzhou 310014, China; more

Corresponding email(s):  panrl@zju.edu.cn, chenyunfang@hmc.edu.cn

Key Words:  luteolin, oral cancer, proliferation, P53-PLK1 signaling, energy metabolism, anti-cancer

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Pengfei GAO, Wentao ZHANG, Yujie LIN, Ruijie LU, Zijian LOU, Gang LU, Ruolang PAN, Yunfang CHEN. Luteolin suppresses oral carcinoma 3 (OC3) cell growth and migration via modulating polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) expression and cellular energy metabolism[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B,in press.Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering,in press.https://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.B2300200

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Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a prevalent malignant tumor affecting the head and neck region (Leemans et al., 2018). It is often diagnosed at a later stage, leading to a poor prognosis (Muzaffar et al., 2021; Li et al., 2023). Despite advances in OSCC treatment, the overall 5-year survival rate of OSCC patients remains alarmingly low, falling below 50% (Jehn et al., 2019; Johnson et al., 2020). According to statistics, only 50% of patients with oral cancer can be treated with surgery. Once discovered, it is more frequently at an advanced stage. In addition, owing to the aggressively invasive and metastatic characteristics of OSCC, most patients die within one year of diagnosis. Hence, the pursuit of novel therapeutic drugs and treatments to improve the response of oral cancer to medication, along with a deeper understanding of their effects, remains crucial objectives in oral cancer research (Johnson et al., 2020; Bhat et al., 2021; Chen et al., 2023; Ruffin et al., 2023).




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