• Conversion of ATP to adenosine by CD39 and CD73 in multiple myeloma can be successfully targeted together with adenosine receptor A2A blockade 

      Yang, Rui; Elsaadi, Samah; Misund, Kristine; Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Moen, Siv Helen; Kusnierczyk, Anna; Slupphaug, Geir; Standal, Therese; Waage, Anders; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Rustad, Even Holth; Sundan, Anders; Hay, Carl; Cooper, Zachary; Schuller, Alwin G.; Woessner, Richard; Borodowski, Alexandra; Menu, Eline; Børset, Magne; Sponaas, Anne-Marit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background PD1/PDL1-directed therapies have been unsuccessful for multiple myeloma (MM), an incurable cancer of plasma cells in the bone marrow (BM). Therefore, other immune checkpoints such as extracellular adenosine and ...
    • Phosphatase of Regenerating Liver-3 Regulates Cancer Cell Metabolism in Multiple Myeloma 

      Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Elsaadi, Samah; Røst, Lisa Marie; Yang, Rui; Hjort, Magnus Aassved; Andreassen, Trygve; Misund, Kristine; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Moestue, Siver Andreas; Bruheim, Per; Børset, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Cancer cells often depend on microenvironment signals from molecules such as cytokines for proliferation and metabolic adaptations. PRL‐3, a cytokine‐induced oncogenic phosphatase, is highly expressed in multiple myeloma ...
    • Protein tyrosine phosphatases in multiple myeloma 

      Abdollahi, Pegah; Köhn, Maja; Børset, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Many cell signaling pathways are activated or deactivated by protein tyrosine phosphorylation and dephosphorylation, catalyzed by protein tyrosine kinases (PTKs) and protein tyrosine phosphatases (PTPs), respectively. Even ...
    • Targeting phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase in multiple myeloma 

      Elsaadi, Samah; Steiro, Ida Johnsen; Abdollahi, Pegah; Vandsemb, Esten; Yang, Rui; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Rø, Torstein Baade; Menu, Eline; Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Børset, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematological malignancy characterized by the clonal expansion of plasma cells in the bone marrow. To date, this disease is still incurable and novel therapeutic approaches are required. ...