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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29768655/let-7e-inhibits-tnf-%C3%AE-expression-by-targeting-the-methyl-transferase-ezh2-in-denv2-infected-thp-1-cells
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Yingke Zhang, Qianqian Zhang, Lian Gui, Yan Cai, Xiaohong Deng, Cheukfai Li, Qi Guo, Xiaoshun He, Junqi Huang
Tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα), an important inflammatory cytokine, is associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome (DHF/DSS), a severe pathological manifestation of dengue virus (DENV) infection. However, the regulatory mechanism of microRNA on TNFα is currently unknown. Our study showed that the TNFα expression increased immediately and then later decreased, while a marked increase for the miRNA let-7e was detected in dengue virus type 2 (DENV2)-infected peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs)...
May 16, 2018: Journal of Cellular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29760516/microrna-and-transcriptome-analysis-in-periocular-sebaceous-gland-carcinoma
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John C Bladen, Jun Wang, Ajanthah Sangaralingam, Mariya Moosajee, Caroline Fitchett, Claude Chelala, Michele Beaconsfield, Edel A O'Toole, Michael P Philpott, Daniel G Ezra
Sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) is a rare, but life-threatening condition with a predilection for the periocular region. Eyelid SGC can be broadly categorised into two subtypes, namely either nodular or pagetoid with the latter being more aggressive and requiring radical excision to save life. We have identified key altered microRNAs (miRNA) involved in SGC shared by both subtypes, hsa-miR-34a-5p and hsa-miR-16-5p. However, their gene targets BCL2 and MYC were differentially expressed with both overexpressed in pagetoid but unchanged in nodular suggesting different modes of action of these two miRNAs on BCL/MYC expression...
May 14, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29745807/epigenetic-remodeling-and-modification-to-preserve-skeletogenesis-in-vivo
#3
Tanner C Godfrey, Benjamin J Wildman, Amjad Javed, Christopher J Lengner, Mohammad Quamarul Hassan
Current studies offer little insight on how epigenetic remodeling of bone-specific chromatin maintains bone mass in vivo. Understanding this gap and precise mechanism is pivotal for future therapeutic innovation to prevent bone loss. Recently, we found that low bone mass is associated with decreased H3K27 acetylation (activating histone modification) of bone specific gene promoters. Here, we aim to elucidate the epigenetic mechanisms by which a miRNA cluster controls bone synthesis and homeostasis by regulating chromatin accessibility and H3K27 acetylation...
December 2018: Connective Tissue Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743723/dysregulation-of-ezh2-mir-138-axis-contributes-to-drug-resistance-in-multiple-myeloma-by-downregulating-rbpms
#4
Nasrin Rastgoo, Maryam Pourabdollah, Jahangir Abdi, Donna Reece, Hong Chang
EZH2 is highly expressed in multiple myeloma (MM). However, the molecular mechanisms underlying EZH2 overexpression and its role in drug resistance of MM remain undefined. Here we show that EZH2 is upregulated in drug-resistant MM cells and its aberrant overexpression is associated with poor prognosis of MM patients. Overexpression of EZH2 in parental MM cells renders them resistant to anti-myeloma drugs and suppression of EZH2 displays the opposite effects. Using miRNA target scan algorithms, we identify miR-138 as a regulator of EZH2, which is conversely repressed by EZH2-induced H3K27 trimethylation in MM-resistant cell lines and primary tumor cells...
April 24, 2018: Leukemia: Official Journal of the Leukemia Society of America, Leukemia Research Fund, U.K
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29710537/hsa_circ_0071589-promotes-carcinogenesis-via-the-mir-600-ezh2-axis-in-colorectal-cancer
#5
Wang Yong, Xuan Zhuoqi, Wang Baocheng, Zhang Dongsheng, Zhang Chuan, Sun Yueming
Previous studies have revealed that miRNAs and lncRNAs participate in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer (CRC); however, whether circular RNAs (circRNAs) are also involved remains unclear. In the present study, qRT-PCR was used to examine the expression of hsa_circ_0071589, miR-600, and enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) in CRC. MTT assay, colony formation assay, transwell assay, and wound-healing assay were performed to assess the effects of hsa_circ_0071589, miR-600, and EZH2 on CRC cell viability, proliferation, invasion, and migration...
April 6, 2018: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29691644/mir-101-3p-induces-autophagy-in-endometrial-carcinoma-cells-by-targeting-ezh2
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Cuilan Wang, Bo Liu
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the effect of miR-101-3p on autophagy in endometrial carcinoma (EC) cells and the connection between miR-101-3p and EZH2. METHODS: The expression levels of miRNAs were analyzed by microarray. The expression level of autophagy related proteins was measured by western blot. The mRNA expression level of beclin-1 was determined by qRT-PCR. Autophagy in EC cells was traced by GFP-LC3 fusion protein and observed by fluorescence microscopy...
June 2018: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29689244/decreased-expression-of-microrna-26b-in-locally-advanced-and-inflammatory-breast-cancer
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Qingqing Ding, Yan Wang, Zhuang Zuo, Yun Gong, Savitri Krishnamurthy, Chia-Wei Li, Yun-Ju Lai, Wei Wei, Jing Wang, Ganiraju C Manyam, Lixia Diao, Xinna Zhang, Feng Lin, William F Symmans, Li Sun, Chang-Gong Liu, Xiuping Liu, Bisrat G Debeb, Naoto T Ueno, Kenichi Harano, Ricardo H Alvarez, Yun Wu, Massimo Cristofanilli, Lei Huo
Advanced-stage breast cancer patients comprise a smaller proportion of breast cancer patients than do early-stage patients and are more likely to experience a poor outcome. Understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms and identifying new biomarkers for treatment in this subgroup of patients is paramount. With the aim of identifying microRNAs that are regulated in advanced-stage breast cancer, we found lower expression of miR-26b, a member of the miR-26 family, in inflammatory breast cancer and noninflammatory locally advanced breast cancer tissue than in normal breast tissue, by quantitative real-time PCR and in situ hybridization...
April 21, 2018: Human Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29653269/microrna-26a-is-a-key-regulon-that-inhibits-progression-and-metastasis-of-c-myc-ezh2-double-high-advanced-hepatocellular-carcinoma
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Xiang Zhang, Xiao Zhang, Ting Wang, Lei Wang, Zhijun Tan, Wei Wei, Bo Yan, Jing Zhao, Kaichun Wu, Angang Yang, Rui Zhang, Lintao Jia
The transcription factor c-Myc is a key driver for hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs), while the polycombrepressive complex 2 (PRC2) subunit EZH2 is an essential biomarker of HCC. c-Myc epigenetically silences tumor suppressors by recruiting PRC2 and inducing methylation of histone H3 lysine 27. However, it remains elusive how they are regulated in HCC. We found here that microRNA-26a (miR-26a) suppresses c-Myc, a classical Wnt pathway target gene, by targeting the Wnt pathway coactivator, cyclin-dependent kinase 8 (CDK8); miR-26a also directly targets and inhibits EZH2...
July 10, 2018: Cancer Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29642503/migration-invasion-of-malignant-gliomas-and-implications-for-therapeutic-treatment
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Ching-Ann Liu, Chia-Yu Chang, Kuo-Wei Hsueh, Hong-Lin Su, Tzyy-Wen Chiou, Shinn-Zong Lin, Horng-Jyh Harn
Malignant tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) are among cancers with the poorest prognosis, indicated by their association with tumors of high-level morbidity and mortality. Gliomas, the most common primary CNS tumors that arise from neuroglial stem or progenitor cells, have estimated annual incidence of 6.6 per 100,000 individuals in the USA, and 3.5 per 100,000 individuals in Taiwan. Tumor invasion and metastasis are the major contributors to the deaths in cancer patients. Therapeutic goals including cancer stem cells (CSC), phenotypic shifts, EZH2/AXL/TGF-β axis activation, miRNAs and exosomes are relevant to GBM metastasis to develop novel targeted therapeutics for GBM and other brain cancers...
April 8, 2018: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530475/mir-124-induces-autophagy-related-cell-death-in-cholangiocarcinoma-cells-through-direct-targeting-of-the-ezh2-stat3-signaling-axis
#10
Jun Ma, Li Weng, Zhongmin Wang, Yiping Jia, Bingyan Liu, Shaoqiu Wu, Yan Cao, Xianjun Sun, Xiang Yin, Mingyi Shang, Aiwu Mao
Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a lethal cancer associated with chronic inflammation that has increased in prevalence in recent decades. The dysregulated expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) has been detected in various types of malignancies, and depending on the target genes this can result in miRNAs functioning as tumor suppressors or oncogenes. In this study, we investigated the role of miR-124 in cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) and found that its expression was significantly downregulated in the tumor tissue of patients and in CCA cell lines...
May 15, 2018: Experimental Cell Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29445149/let-7c-inhibits-cholangiocarcinoma-growth-but-promotes-tumor-cell-invasion-and-growth-at-extrahepatic-sites
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Yu Xie, Hang Zhang, Xing-Jun Guo, Ye-Chen Feng, Rui-Zhi He, Xu Li, Shuo Yu, Yan Zhao, Ming Shen, Feng Zhu, Xin Wang, Min Wang, Asha Balakrishnan, Michael Ott, Feng Peng, Ren-Yi Qin
Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a cancer type with high postoperative relapse rates and poor long-term survival largely due to tumor invasion, distant metastasis, and multidrug resistance. Deregulated microRNAs (miRNAs) are implicated in several cancer types including CCA. The specific roles of the miRNA let-7c in cholangiocarcinoma are not known and need to be further elucidated. In our translational study we show that microRNA let-7c expression was significantly downregulated in human cholangiocarcinoma tissues when compared to adjacent tissues of the same patient...
February 14, 2018: Cell Death & Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29371630/necessity-of-p53-binding-to-the-cdh1-locus-for-its-expression-defines-two-epithelial-cell-types-differing-in-their-integrity
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Tsukasa Oikawa, Yutaro Otsuka, Yasuhito Onodera, Mei Horikawa, Haruka Handa, Shigeru Hashimoto, Yutaka Suzuki, Hisataka Sabe
TP53 mutation (i.e., loss of normal-p53) may evoke epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), which was previously attributed to loss of certain miRNAs. However, not all epithelial cells undergo EMT upon TP53 mutation, and the p53-miRNA axis may not fully explain p53 function in epithelial integrity. We here show two modes of epithelial integrity: one involves p53-binding to a nucleotide region and the other does not. In the former, p53 binds to the CDH1 (encoding E-cadherin) locus to antagonize EZH2-mediated H3K27 trimethylation (H3K27me3) to maintain high levels of acetylation of H3K27 (H3K27ac)...
January 25, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290968/inhibition-of-ezh2-triggers-the-tumor-suppressive-mir-29b-network-in-multiple-myeloma
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Maria Angelica Stamato, Giada Juli, Enrica Romeo, Domenica Ronchetti, Mariamena Arbitrio, Daniele Caracciolo, Antonino Neri, Pierosandro Tagliaferri, Pierfrancesco Tassone, Nicola Amodio
Downregulation of tumor suppressor (TS) microRNAs (miRNAs) commonly occurs in human cancer, including multiple myeloma (MM). We previously demonstrated that miR-29b is a relevant TS miRNA, whose expression in MM cells is inhibited by HDAC4-dependent deacetylation. Here, we provide novel insights into epigenetic mechanisms suppressing miR-29b in MM. In MM patient-derived plasma cells, we found inverse correlation between miR-29b and EZH2 mRNA expression. Both siRNAs and pharmacologic inhibitors of EZH2 led to miR-29b upregulation, and this effect was ascribed to reduced H3K27-trimethylation (H3K27me3) of miR-29a/b-1 promoter regions...
December 5, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29250158/function-of-mir-25-in-the-invasion-and-metastasis-of-esophageal-squamous-carcinoma-cells-and-bioinformatical-analysis-of-the-mir-106b-25-cluster
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Meng Wang, Yangyang Ou Yang, Qingtao Jin, Linlin Shang, Jian Zhang
MicroRNAs (miRNAs/miRs) are a class of small, non-coding RNA molecules that serve a key function in carcinogenesis and tumor progression. Recent evidence indicates that miRNAs may act as powerful regulators of migration and invasion. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of miR-25 on the invasion and metastasis of KYSE-150 and EC109 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) cells, and predict the mechanism of this effect by bioinformatically analyzing the miR-106b-25 cluster. In order to alter the expression of miR-25 in the two cell lines, a miR-25 inhibitor or mimic were transfected into the cells, which were then studied via Transwell migration and invasion assays...
January 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221202/ezh2-alteration-driven-by-microrna-524-5p-and-microrna-324-5p-promotes-cell-proliferation-and-temozolomide-resistance-in-glioma
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Tongle Zhi, Tianfu Yu, Minhong Pan, Er Nie, Weining Wu, Xiefeng Wang, Ning Liu, Yongping You, Yingyi Wang, Junxia Zhang
Recent data have been shown that EZH2 is a critical oncogene via the repression of tumor suppressor genes in human cancers. In our study, we performed a genome-wide miRNA screen with a bioinformatics analysis to identify EZH2 specific miRNAs. Of these miRNAs, miR-524-5p and miR-324-5p were decreased in glioma tissues, and confered poor prognosis for glioma patients. Upregulation of miR-524-5p and miR-324-5p reduced glioma cell proliferation and increased temozolomide (TMZ) chemosensitivity by targeting EZH2...
November 10, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29171124/kdm6a-promotes-chondrogenic-differentiation-of-periodontal-ligament-stem-cells-by-demethylation-of-sox9
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Pingting Wang, Yanjing Li, Tingting Meng, Junjiang Zhang, Yuanyuan Wei, Zhaosong Meng, Yunfeng Lin, Dayong Liu, Lei Sui
OBJECTIVES: KDM6A has been demonstrated critical in the regulation of cell fates. However, whether KDM6A is involved in cartilage formation remains unclear. In this study, we investigated the role of KDM6A in chondrogenic differentiation of PDLSCs, as well as the underlying epigenetic mechanisms. METHODS: KDM6A shRNA was transfected into PDLSCs by lentivirus. The chondrogenic differentiation potential of PDLSCs was assessed by Alcian blue staining. Immunofluorescence was performed to demonstrate H3K27me3 and H3K4me3 levels during chondrogenesis...
November 23, 2017: Cell Proliferation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032608/microrna-profiling-reveals-dysregulated-micrornas-and-their-target-gene-regulatory-networks-in-cemento-ossifying-fibroma
#17
Thaís Dos Santos Fontes Pereira, João Artur Ricieri Brito, André Luiz Sena Guimarães, Carolina Cavaliéri Gomes, Júlio Cesar Tanos de Lacerda, Wagner Henriques de Castro, Roney Santos Coimbra, Marina Gonçalves Diniz, Ricardo Santiago Gomez
BACKGROUND: Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF) is a benign fibro-osseous neoplasm of uncertain pathogenesis, and its treatment results in morbidity. MicroRNAs (miRNA) are small non-coding RNAs that regulate gene expression and may represent therapeutic targets. The purpose of the study was to generate a comprehensive miRNA profile of COF compared to normal bone. Additionally, the most relevant pathways and target genes of differentially expressed miRNA were investigated by in silico analysis...
January 2018: Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026152/genetic-and-epigenetic-profiling-reveals-ezh2-mediated-down-regulation-of-oct-4-involves-nr2f2-during-cardiac-differentiation-of-human-embryonic-stem-cells
#18
Varsha Pursani, Prasad Pethe, Mohsin Bashir, Prabha Sampath, Vivek Tanavde, Deepa Bhartiya
Human embryonic (hES) stem cells are widely used as an in vitro model to understand global genetic and epigenetic changes that occur during early embryonic development. In-house derived hES cells (KIND1) were subjected to directed differentiation into cardiovascular progenitors (D12) and beating cardiomyocytes (D20). Transcriptome profiling of undifferentiated (D0) and differentiated (D12 and 20) cells was undertaken by microarray analysis. ChIP and sequential ChIP were employed to study role of transcription factor NR2F2 during hES cells differentiation...
October 12, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28973837/ezh2-modulates-the-dna-methylome-and-controls-t-cell-adhesion-through-junctional-adhesion-molecule-a-in-lupus-patients
#19
Pei-Suen Tsou, Patrick Coit, Nathan C Kilian, Amr H Sawalha
OBJECTIVE: EZH2 is an epigenetic regulator that mediates H3K27 trimethylation (H3K27me3) and modulates DNA methylation. The aim of this study was to characterize the role of EZH2 in CD4+ T cells in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus. METHODS: EZH2 expression levels were determined in CD4+ T cells isolated from lupus patients and healthy controls. The epigenetic effects of EZH2 overexpression in CD4+ T cells were evaluated using a genome-wide DNA methylation approach...
January 2018: Arthritis & Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28966728/deregulated-expression-of-microrna-200b-c-and-suz12-a-polycomb-repressive-complex-2-subunit-in-chemoresistant-colorectal-cancer-cells
#20
KayKay San, Megan Horita, Aravinda Ganapathy, G Chinnadurai, Uthayashanker R Ezekiel
In colorectal cancer, chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy can lead to the formation of resistant cells that become metastatic through Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT). Invasive and metastatic characteristics of carcinoma cells in primary tumors are mediated by EMT. During EMT, the primary tumor cells lose cell-cell adhesion, have increased intercellular separation, and gain an elongated shape with pseudopodia. There is also dysregulation of Polycomb group proteins (such as BMI1, SUZ12, and EZH2), and changes in the expression of microRNA-200 (miR-200) family...
July 2017: Genes & Cancer
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