Bauhinia purprea agglutinin (BPA) is a well-known lectin that recognizes galactosyl glycoproteins and glycolipids. In the present study, we firstly found that BPA bound to human prostate cancer specimens but not to normal prostate ones.
Subcellular localization of a photosensitizer is known to determine the therapeutic efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT). Cell membrane is an optimal target that promises an effective treatment outcome.
Pioglitazone is a widely used anti-diabetic drug that induces cytotoxicity in cancer cells; however, its clinical use is questioned due to its associated liver toxicity caused by increased oxidative stress.
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