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p53 family member

Irene Gullo, Vitor Devezas, Manuela Baptista, Luzia Garrido, Sérgio Castedo, Rui Morais, Xiaogang Wen, Elisabete Rios, Jorge Pinheiro, Inȇs Pinto-Ribeiro, Rui M Ferreira, John Preto, João Santos-Antunes, Margarida Marques, Miquel Campos, Filipe Almeida, Maria do Céu Espinheira, Jorge Amil Dias, Céu Figueiredo, Carla Oliveira, Eunice Trindade, Fátima Carneiro
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The time-course for the development of clinically significant hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) is unpredictable. Little is known about the progression from pre-clinical, indolent lesions to widely invasive, aggressive phenotypes. Gastro-endoscopy often fails to detect early lesions and risk-reducing/prophylactic total gastrectomy (PTG) is the only curative approach. We present a HDGC family with early-onset disease, in which clinical and histological findings provided insight into the understanding of different HDGC phenotypes...
February 15, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Aneta A Koronowicz, Mariola Drozdowska, Barbara Wielgos, Ewelina Piasna-Słupecka, Dominik Domagała, Joanna Dulińska-Litewka, Teresa Leszczyńska
NutramilTM Complex is a multicomponent food product that meets the requirements of a food for special medical purpose. As a complete, high-energy diet it consists of properly balanced nutrients, vitamins and minerals. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of NutramilTM Complex on breast and prostate carcinoma cells. Our results showed that NutramilTM Complex reduced the viability and proliferation of breast and prostate cancer cells and that this process was associated with the induction of apoptosis via activation of caspase signalling...
2018: PloS One
Yufan Wangyang, Xin Zheng, Guang-Wang Liu, Dong-Ya Li, Yan-Bo Feng, Tong-Ya Guo, Chao Ma, Tao Wang
Loss of autophagy is suggested to play a key role in the progression of osteoarthritis (OA). P63 is a member of the P53 family, which is widely dysregulated in various tumors. However, the specific role of P63 in chondrocyte autophagy has never been fully understood. Here, the expression level of P63 in the articular cartilages of OA patients and chondrocytes treated with 3-MA was explored using western blot. Autophagy was determined using transmission electron microscopy and mRFP-GFP-LC3 assay. Fewer autophagic vesicles were identified in the articular cartilages of OA patients compared with that of normal control...
June 1, 2017: Die Pharmazie
Young Ju Jeong, Sung Hwan Park, Sung Hee Mun, Sang Gyu Kwak, Sun-Jae Lee, Hoon Kyu Oh
We hypothesized that lysyl oxidase (LOX) contributes to the formation of fibrotic focus (FF) in association with inflammation and serves a significant role in breast carcinogenesis. In the present study, the association between the expression of LOX family members and FF with regards to with inflammation was analyzed, and the prognostic significance of LOX and FF in breast cancer was investigated. Immunohistochemical staining for LOX, LOX-like protein (LOXL) 1, LOXL2 and LOXL3 was performed in primary breast cancer tissues...
February 2018: Oncology Letters
Shaohuan Lin, Junhong Lv, Panli Peng, Changqing Cai, Jianming Deng, Haihong Deng, Xuejun Li, Xinyue Tang
Bufadienolides are a type of cardiotonic steroids isolated from the skin and parotid venom glands of the toad Bufo bufo gargarizans Cantor, and exhibit wide-spectrum anticancer activities. However, the effects and mechanisms of bufadienolides on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) cells remain unknown. In the present study, the anticancer activities of two bufadienolides, bufotalin and bufalin, were examined in vitro and in vivo. The results demonstrated that bufotalin and bufalin effectively inhibited the viability of ESCC cells, with half-maximal inhibitory concentration (IC50) values of 0...
February 2018: Oncology Letters
Zhihao Zhang, Liping Xu, Changyu Sun
The present study was performed to detect moderate or low-frequency mutated cancer driver genes in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), using OncodriveFM and Dendrix. Following this, integrated analyses were conducted on these novel cancer driver genes. A total of 112,980 somatic mutations were retrieved from TCGA and classified into 11 categories based on their function. Driver genes and pathways were predicted by OncodriveFM and Dendrix, followed by differential expression, DNA-methylation, copy number variations and survival analyses...
February 2018: Oncology Letters
Bing Qiu, Wei Jiang, Wenliang Qiu, Wenling Mu, Yujing Qin, Yongcui Zhu, Jianying Zhang, Qingyi Wang, Dongjie Liu, Zhangyi Qu
Over the last two decades, inducing DNA damage of cancer cells by natural medicines has become a research hotspot in the field of cancer treatment. Although various natural medicines have anticancer effects, very few studies have been conducted to explore the anti-cancer effect of pine needle oil. In the present study, the role of pine needle oil in inducing G2/M arrest in HepG2 cells was investigated. The data revealed that pine needle oil could induce DNA damage in a dose-dependent manner. In the pine needle oil-treated HepG2 cells, the protein levels of phosphorylated (p)-ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM), γ-H2A histone family, member X, p-p53, p-checkpoint kinase 2 and p-cell division cycle 25C were evidently increased, indicating that pine needle oil facilitated G2/M arrest in HepG2 cells through the ATM pathway...
February 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
Fat-Moon Suk, Chi-Ching Chang, Ren-Jye Lin, Shyr-Yi Lin, Shih-Chen Liu, Chia-Feng Jau, Yu-Chih Liang
ZFP36 family members include ZFP36, ZFP36L1, and ZFP36L2, which belong to CCCH-type zinc finger proteins with two tandem zinc finger (TZF) regions. Whether ZFP36L1 and ZFP36L2 have antiproliferative activities similar to that of ZFP36 is unclear. In this study, when ZFP36L1 or ZFP36L2 was overexpressed in T-REx-293 cells, cell proliferation was dramatically inhibited and the cell cycle was arrested at the G1 phase. The levels of cell-cycle-related proteins, including cyclin B, cyclin D, cyclin A, and p21, decreased; however, p53 increased in ZFP36L1-or ZFP36L2-overexpressing T-REx-293 cells...
February 9, 2018: Scientific Reports
Deniz Öner, Manosij Ghosh, Hannelore Bové, Matthieu Moisse, Bram Boeckx, Radu C Duca, Katrien Poels, Katrien Luyts, Eveline Putzeys, Kirsten Van Landuydt, Jeroen Aj Vanoirbeek, Marcel Ameloot, Diether Lambrechts, Lode Godderis, Peter Hm Hoet
BACKGROUND: Subtle DNA methylation alterations mediated by carbon nanotubes (CNTs) exposure might contribute to pathogenesis and disease susceptibility. It is known that both multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) interact with nucleus. Such, nuclear-CNT interaction may affect the DNA methylation effects. In order to understand the epigenetic toxicity, in particular DNA methylation alterations, of SWCNTs and short MWCNTs, we performed global/genome-wide, gene-specific DNA methylation and RNA-expression analyses after exposing human bronchial epithelial cells (16HBE14o- cell line)...
February 9, 2018: Particle and Fibre Toxicology
Min Ji, Lin Wang, Yuguo Shao, Wei Cao, Ting Xu, Shujie Chen, Zhiwei Wang, Qi He, Kuo Yang
Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS), which is a rare dominantly inherited cancer predisposition syndrome, is associated with germline P53 mutations. Mutations of the tumor suppressor protein P53 are associated with more than 50% of human cancers; however, almost 30% of P53 mutations occur rarely and this has raised questions about their significance. It therefore appeared of particular interest that we identified a novel mutation in a patient suffering from breast cancer and fulfilling the diagnostic criteria of LFS...
2018: American Journal of Cancer Research
Penghui Li, Hongxin Fei, Lihong Wang, Huiyu Xu, Haiyan Zhang, Lihong Zheng
Programmed cell death (PDCD)5 is cloned from human leukemia cell line TF-1. PDCD5 is one of the members of the programmed cell death protein family that is frequently involved in tumor growth and apoptosis. To investigate the molecular and cellular functions of PDCD5, the present study established a PDCD5 stably overexpressing A431 cell line and examined the role of PDCD5 in cell proliferation, cell cycle progression and apoptosis. The data demonstrated that overexpression of PDCD5 significantly inhibited cell proliferation, induced cell cycle arrest at G2/M phase and apoptosis in A431 cells...
January 2018: Oncology Letters
Chao Chen, Si Cong Zhao, Wen Zheng Yang, Zong Ping Chen, Yong Yan
The X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP) is the best characterized member of the IAP family and is a potent inhibitor of the caspase/apoptosis pathway. It has also been revealed that XIAP has additional biological functions that rely on its direct inhibition of apoptosis. In the present study, stably transfected Caki-1 cells with XIAP-knockdown were generated, and an isobaric tag for relative and absolute quantitation-based proteomics approach was employed to investigate the regulatory mechanism of XIAP in renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
January 2018: Oncology Letters
Lei Cao, Yu Zhang, Shuai Zhang, Tian-Peng Jiang, Li Chen, Jing Liu, Shi Zhou
Cerebral ischemic injury causes severe brain damage and remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Members of the microRNA-29 (miR-29) family are involved in regulating the process of ischemia and may be developed as biomarkers to diagnose and treat cerebral ischemia. The role of miR-29b in cerebral ischemia injury remains poorly understood. The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether miR-29b overexpression suppressed cerebral ischemic injury and to explore its underlying mechanism of action...
January 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
Hui Li, Qiang He, Fanzhi Meng, Xu Feng, Jiang Chen, Libo Li, Jinghua Liu
Methionine sulfoxide reductase B1 (MsrB1), a member of the selenoprotein family and contributes significantly to the reduction of methionine sulfoxides produced from reactive oxygen species (ROS). However, few studies have examined the role of MsrB1 in tumors. Here We tested the proliferation and invasion in MsrB1 knockdown u2os cells under H2O2/thioredoxin. As shown in our result, knockdown of MsrB1 inhibited the proliferation of u2os cells and regulates mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway by down-regulation of Erk, MeK phosphorylation and p53 expression in u2os cells...
January 29, 2018: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Yalu Zhou, Ricardo E Perez, Lei Duan, Carl G Maki
MDM2 antagonists stabilize and activate wild-type p53, and histone methyltransferase (HMT) inhibitors reduce methylation on histone lysines and arginines. Both MDM2 antagonists and HMT inhibitors are being developed as cancer therapeutics. Wild-type p53 expressing HCT116 colon cancer cells were resistant to apoptosis in response to the MDM2 antagonist Nutlin-3a. However, co-treatment with the HMT inhibitor DZNep sensitized the cells to Nutlin-3a-induced apoptosis. This sensitization resulted from reduced activity of the Bcl-2 gene promoter and a reduction in Bcl-2 mRNA and protein...
February 2, 2018: Cancer Biology & Therapy
Chanbora Chea, Mutsumi Miyauchi, Toshihiro Inubushi, Nurina Febriyanti Ayuningtyas, Ajiravudh Subarnbhesaj, Phuong Thao Nguyen, Madhu Shrestha, Sivmeng Haing, Kouji Ohta, Takashi Takata
BACKGROUND: Lactoferrin (LF), a member of the transferrin family, recently has been demonstrated to have anticancer effects on various cancers including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, little is known about the underlying mechanisms of its effects on OSCC. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the mechanism of the suppressive effects of bovine LF (bLF) on the growth of OSCC cells. METHODS: In the current study, HSC2, HSC3, HSC4 and normal human oral keratinocytes (RT7) cell lines were tested with bLF 1, 10, and 100 μg/ml...
2018: PloS One
Sahar Eldakhakhny, Qing Zhou, Emma J Crosbie, Berna S Sayan
Cervical cancer is the third most common malignancy diagnosed in women worldwide. The major aetiological factor underlying the malignant transformation of cervical cells is the persistent infection with high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR-HPV), with more than 99% of cases expressing viral sequences. Here, we report a previously unknown mechanism driven by high-risk human papillomavirus E7 protein to modulate response to DNA damage in cervical cancer cells. Our data shows that HR-HPV E7 oncoprotein induces the transcription of the p53-family member p63, which modulates DNA damage response pathways, to facilitate repair of DNA damage...
January 26, 2018: Cell Death & Disease
Wentao Li, Houwen Zheng, Huichan Qin, Guangnan Liu, Ke Lan, Yu Li, Na Li, Xiaoning Zhong
Background Lung adenocarcinoma is characterized by early asymptomatic progression and metastasis. Appearance of respiratory symptoms usually means the disease is aggravated. The aim of this study was to identify the protein profile in plasma of lung adenocarcinoma of stages I-IV, and look for novel diagnostic biomarkers. Methods Isobaric tags for relative and absolute quantitation (iTRAQ) coupled with two dimensional liquid chromatography - tandem mass spectrometry technology (2D LC-MS/MS) was applied to separate and identify differential expression of proteins in plasma specimens from 10 healthy individuals, 10 patients with pneumonia, 7 patients with lung adenocarcinoma of stages I-II respectively, and 10 patients with lung adenocarcinoma of stages III-IV, then analyze the functions of the differential expression of proteins by bioinformatics...
January 24, 2018: Clinical Respiratory Journal
Chaiyachet Nanok, Patcharee Jearanaikoon, Siriporn Proungvitaya, Temduang Limpaiboon
Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is the most common primary liver cancer in Northeastern Thailand where liver fluke infection is highly endemic. Although aberrant DNA methylation in CCA has been reported by several investigators, little is known regarding the associations between them. In the present study, the results obtained from our previously published methylation array were analyzed and 10 candidate genes involved in DNA repair [protein phosphatase 4 catalytic subunit (PPP4C)], apoptosis [runt related transcription factor 3 (RUNX3), interferon regulatory factor 4 (IRF4), ubiquitin C‑terminal hydrolase L1 (UCHL1) and tumor protein p53 inducible protein 3 (TP53I3)], cell proliferation [cyclin D2 (CCND2) and Ras association domain family member 1 (RASSF1)], drug metabolism [aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family member A3 (ALDH1A3) and solute carrier family 29 member 1 (SLC29A1)] and angiogenesis [human immunodeficiency virus‑1 tat interactive protein 2 (HTATIP2)] were selected for quantification of their methylation levels in 54 CCA and 19 adjacent normal tissues using methylation‑sensitive high‑resolution melting...
December 19, 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
Anna Strzeszewska, Olga Alster, Grażyna Mosieniak, Agata Ciolko, Ewa Sikora
Senescence of cancer cells is an important outcome of treatment of many cancer types. Cell senescence is a permanent cell cycle arrest induced by stress conditions, including DNA damage. DNA damage activates DNA damage response (DDR), which involves members of the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-related kinase (PIKK) superfamily: protein kinases ATM, ATR, and DNA-PKcs. The so-far collected data indicate that ATM, with its downstream targets CHK2, p53, and p21, is the key protein involved in DDR-dependent senescence...
January 19, 2018: Cell Death & Disease
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