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What does MAPK stand for?

MAPK stands for Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase

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Among their topics are myth and science regarding laser and light therapy for acne, emerging trends in the diagnosis and management of atopic dermatitis, which side mitogen-activated protein kinases and their inhibitors are on in the fight against psoriasis, dendritic cell immunotherapy for treating malignant melanoma, malignant melanoma in ethnic skin, a novel transdermal drug delivery system mediated by arginine-rich intracellular delivery peptides, and onychomysosis caused by non-dermatophytic filamentous fungi.
HER2 overexpression results in activation of multiple intracellular signalling pathways, including the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) and mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascades which act to modulate cellular proliferative and survival responses, and tumours overexpressing HER2 have been found to be more aggressive in comparison with tumours that do not.
Interpretation & conclusions: The ex vivo expansion of human limbal epithelial progenitor cells on intact HAM was mediated by PI3K/Akt/FKHRLI pathway, which is known to govern cell survival, and the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway, known to control the cell mitosis.