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A complex sulfated polymer of galactose units, extracted from Gelidium cartilagineum, Gracilaria confervoides, and related red algae. It is used as a gel in the preparation of solid culture media for microorganisms, as a bulk laxative, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium for immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Agar" by people in Profiles.
Navenot JM, Evans B, Oishi S, Setsuda S, Fujii N, Peiper SC. The metastasis suppressor KISS1 lacks antimetastatic activity in the C8161.9 xenograft model of melanoma. Melanoma Res. 2012 Apr; 22(2):140-50.
Roman J, Ritzenthaler JD, Roser-Page S, Sun X, Han S. alpha5beta1-integrin expression is essential for tumor progression in experimental lung cancer. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2010 Dec; 43(6):684-91.
Patel JH, McMahon SB. Targeting of Miz-1 is essential for Myc-mediated apoptosis. J Biol Chem. 2006 Feb 10; 281(6):3283-9.
Cole SP, Campling BG, Dexter DF, Holden JJ, Roder JC. Establishment of a human large cell lung tumor line (QU-DB) with metastatic properties in athymic mice. Cancer. 1986 Aug 15; 58(4):917-23.