Pro-opiomelanocortin gene delivery suppresses the growth of established Lewis lung carcinoma through a melanocortin-1 receptor-independent pathway
Han-En Tsai, Li-Feng Liu, Gregory J Dusting, Wen-Tsan Weng, San-Cher Chen, Mei-Lan Kung, Richard Tee, Guei-Sheung Liu, Ming-Hong Tai
Journal of Gene Medicine | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
Awarded by National Science Council, Taiwan
Awarded by Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
This work was supported by grants from the National Science Council, Taiwan (NSC-99-2321-B-110-005 and NSC100-2325-B-110-002), Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan (VGHKS-99-036), National Sun Yat-Sen University, and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC 09007G). G.J.D. also received a Principal Research Fellowship from NHMRC and is supported by the Wicking Trust. The O'Brien Institute acknowledges the Victorian State Government's Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. We thank Ms Cha-Hwa Ton for providing technical assistance and Dr Elsa Chan for critically reading the manuscript. The present study received no funding from industry. The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.