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From: The role and clinical significance of DNA damage response and repair pathways in primary brain tumors

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Targeting GSK3β results in neuroprotection from IR-induced neurotoxicity. Model depicting potential targeting of GSK3β-NHEJ signaling pathway to decrease neurotoxicity and increase the therapeutic index of anti-glioma treatment. Inhibition of GSK3β results in the upregulation of DNA-PK dependent NHEJ repair in neural but not tumor cells. By targeting GSK3β, neurons, but not GBM cells, gain enhanced DNA repair functionality, and therefore protected from IR-induced neuronal cell death.

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