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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29352206/omega-3-carboxylic-acids-provide-efficacious-anti-inflammatory-activity-in-models-of-crystal-mediated-inflammation
#1
Cory Iverson, Andrew Bacong, Sha Liu, Scott Baumgartner, Torbjörn Lundström, Jan Oscarsson, Jeffrey N Miner
This study assesses the efficacy and exposure-response relationship of omega-3-carboxylic acids (OM-3 CA) in models of crystal-based inflammation. Human THP-1 macrophages and primary peripheral blood mononuclear cells exposed to multiple inflammatory crystal types were used to determine the anti-inflammatory potential of omega-3 (OM-3) fatty acids in vitro. Anti-inflammatory effects of OM-3 CA in vivo were tested in rat monosodium urate (MSU) crystal air pouch and rat knee intra-articular MSU injection models...
January 19, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29345286/cyclooxygenase-2-expression-is-induced-by-celecoxib-treatment-in-lung-cancer-cells-and-is-transferred-to-neighbor-cells-via-exosomes
#2
Jayoung Kim, Seung-Woo Hong, Seonghan Kim, Daejin Kim, Dae Young Hur, Dong-Hoon Jin, Bomi Kim, Yeong Seok Kim
Lung cancer is one of most common types of cancer worldwide. Lung cancer results in a death higher rate each year compared to colon, breast and prostate cancer combined. Celecoxib is a selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX‑2), an enzyme of which the expression is induced by various stimuli, such as inflammation. In addition, celecoxib triggers COX-2 loading on exosomes. Exosomes are small vesicles composed of a lipid bilayer membrane and are found in most biological fluids, such as blood breast milk and urine...
February 2018: International Journal of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29331320/zika-dengue-and-yellow-fever-viruses-induce-differential-anti-viral-immune-responses-in-human-monocytic-and-first-trimester-trophoblast-cells
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Huanle Luo, Evandro R Winkelmann, Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas, Li Li, Sandra V Mayer, Rogelio Daniz-Lozano, Rosa Ma Sanchez-Casas, Nikos Vasilakis, Robert Tesh, Alan D Barrett, Scott C Weaver, Tian Wang
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus associated with severe neonatal birth defects, but the causative mechanism is incompletely understood. ZIKV shares sequence homology and early clinical manifestations with yellow fever virus (YFV) and dengue virus (DENV) and are all transmitted in urban cycles by the same species of mosquitoes. However, YFV and DENV have been rarely reported to cause congenital diseases. Here, we compared infection with a contemporary ZIKV strain (FSS13025) to YFV17D and DENV-4 in human monocytic cells (THP-1) and first-trimester trophoblasts (HTR-8)...
January 10, 2018: Antiviral Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29328670/the-surface-oxidation-of-graphene-oxide-determines-membrane-damage-lipid-peroxidation-and-cytotoxicity-in-macrophages-in-a-pulmonary-toxicity-model
#4
Ruibin Li, Linda M Guiney, Chong Hyun Chang, Nikhita D Mansukhani, Zhaoxia Ji, Xiang Wang, Yu-Pei Liao, Wen Jiang, Bingbing Sun, Mark C Hersam, Andre E Nel, Tian Xia
While 2-dimensional graphene oxide (GO) is used increasingly in biomedical applications, there is uncertainty on how specific physicochemical properties relate to biocompatibility in mammalian systems. Although properties such as lateral size and the colloidal properties of the nanosheets are important, the specific material properties that we address here is the oxidation state and reactive surface groups on the planar surface. In this study, we used a GO library, comprised of pristine, reduced (rGO), and hydrated GO (hGO), in which quantitative assessment of the hydroxyl, carboxyl, epoxy and carbon radical contents were used to study the impact on epithelial cells and macrophages, as well as in the murine lung...
January 12, 2018: ACS Nano
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29317500/macrocyclic-%C3%AE-defensins-suppress-tumor-necrosis-factor-%C3%AE-tnf-%C3%AE-shedding-by-inhibition-of-tnf-%C3%AE-converting-enzyme
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Justin B Schaal, Thorsten Maretzky, Dat Q Tran, Patti A Tran, Prasad Tongaonkar, Carl P Blobel, André J Ouellette, Michael E Selsted
Theta-defensins (θ-defensins) are macrocyclic peptides expressed exclusively in granulocytes and selected epithelia of Old World monkeys.  They contribute to anti-pathogen host defense responses by directly killing a diverse range of microbes.  Of note, θ-defensins also modulate microbe-induced inflammation by affecting the production of soluble tumor necrosis factor (sTNF) and other proinflammatory cytokines.  Here, we report that natural rhesus macaque θ-defensin (RTD) isoforms regulate sTNF cellular release by inhibiting TNF alpha converting enzyme (TACE; also known as a disintegrin and metalloprotease 17; ADAM17), the primary pro-TNF sheddase...
January 9, 2018: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313060/an-md2-derived-peptide-promotes-lps-aggregation-facilitates-its-internalization-in-thp-1-cells-and-inhibits-lps-induced-pro-inflammatory-responses
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Anshika Tandon, Munesh Kumar Harioudh, Nayab Ishrat, Amit Kumar Tripathi, Saurabh Srivastava, Jimut Kanti Ghosh
MD2, a 160-residue accessory glycoprotein, is responsible for the recognition and binding of Gram-negative bacterial membrane component, lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Internalization of pathogen inside the mononuclear phagocytes has also been attributed to MD2 which leads to the clearance of pathogens from the host. However, not much is known about the segments in MD2 that are responsible for LPS interaction or internalization of pathogen inside the defense cells. A 16-residue stretch (MD54) from MD2 protein has been identified that possesses a short heptad repeat sequence and four cationic residues enabling it to participate in both hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions with LPS...
January 8, 2018: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences: CMLS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29285070/oxidized-low-density-lipoprotein-induced-p62-sqstm1-accumulation-in-thp-1-derived-macrophages-promotes-il-18-secretion-and-cell-death
#7
Haofeng Ning, Dan Liu, Xiaochen Yu, Xiuru Guan
Macrophage autophagy has a protective role in the development of atherosclerosis; however, it turns dysfunctional in advanced lesions with an increase in p62/sequestosome-1 protein. Little is known about the role and significance of p62 accumulation in atherosclerosis. The present study investigated the association between p62 expression and the process of foam cell formation. Foam cell models were established through incubation of THP-1-derived macrophages with oxidized low-density lipoprotein, and the process of foam cell formation was detected by Oil red O staining...
December 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29277546/inhibition-of-apoptosis-signal-regulating-kinase-1-attenuates-myocyte-hypertrophy-and-fibroblast-collagen-synthesis
#8
Wendi Yang, Bing Hui Wang, Ian Wang, Li Huang, Feby Savira, Andrew Kompa, Beat M Jucker, Robert N Willette, Darren Kelly, Henry Krum, Zhiliang Li, Qian Fu
BACKGROUND: Cardiac remodelling is a dynamic process whereby structural and functional changes occur within the heart in response to injury or inflammation. Recent studies have demonstrated reactive oxygen species sensitive MAPK, apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 (ASK1) plays a critical role in cardiac remodelling. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of small molecule ASK1 inhibitors on these processes and their therapeutic potential. METHODS: Neonatal rat cardiac fibroblasts (NCF) were pre-treated with ASK1 inhibitors, G2261818A (G226) and G2358939A (G235), for 2hours before stimulated with 100nM angiotensin II (AngII), 10μM indoxyl sulphate (IS) or 10ng/ml transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) for 48hours...
December 14, 2017: Heart, Lung & Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29277324/sirtuin-3-induced-macrophage-autophagy-in-regulating-nlrp3-inflammasome-activation
#9
Penghao Liu, Gaojian Huang, Tong Wei, Jing Gao, Chenglin Huang, Mengwei Sun, Limin Zhu, Weili Shen
Defective autophagy of monocytes or macrophages might result in NLRP3 inflammasome activation and cause vascular metabolic inflammation. However, the mechanism underlying the initiation of the autophagy response to hyperlipidaemia remains unclear. Sirtuin 3 (SIRT3), an NAD-dependent deacetylase, is sensitive to the metabolic status and mediates adaptation responses. In this study, we investigated the role of SIRT3-mediated autophagy in regulating NLRP3 inflammasome activation. We determined that the inhibition of autophagy and the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome were concomitant with reduced SIRT3 levels both in peripheral blood monocytes from obese humans and in palmitate-treated THP-1 cells...
December 20, 2017: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29258824/hypoxia-increased-rage-expression-regulates-chemotaxis-and-pro-inflammatory-cytokines-release-through-nuclear-translocation-of-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BA-b-and-hif1%C3%AE-in-thp-1%C3%A2-cells
#10
Wei Bai, Jing Zhou, Na Zhou, Qin Liu, Jian Cui, Wei Zou, Wei Zhang
The potential role of hypoxia in mediating the receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) expression deserves to be confirmed. And the role of RAGE in hypoxia-induced chemotaxis and inflammation is still unclear. In present study, THP-1 cells were pretreated with siRNA to block HIF1α, NF-κ B, or RAGE, followed by exposed to hypoxia (combined with H2O2 or SNP), and then RAGE expression, nuclear translocation of HIF1α and NF-κ B, release of TNF-α and IL-1β, as well as expression of MCP-1 and CCR2 were measured...
December 16, 2017: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29246543/oncostatin-m-upregulates-hif-1%C3%AE-in-breast-tumor-associated-macrophages-independent-of-intracellular-oxygen-concentration
#11
Richa Shrivastava, Varsha Singh, Mohammad Asif, Mahendra Pal Singh Negi, Smrati Bhadauria
AIMS: HIF is an important transcription-regulator for adaptation to cellular stress in cells of myeloid origin. Classically, expression and activity of HIF1-α is regulated by oxygen-concentration within cell. However, there exists an alternative regulatory mechanism affecting HIF1-α levels independent of oxygen concentration particularly in inflammatory cells like macrophages. Here we report the mechanism of HIF1-α upregulation in TAMs by Oncostatin-M (OSM) independent of cellular oxygen concentration...
December 12, 2017: Life Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29236068/in-silico-screening-and-in-vitro-activity-measurement-of-javamide-analogues-as-potential-p38-mapk-inhibitors
#12
Jae B Park
p38 Mitogen-activated protein kinase (p38 MAPK) is a protein kinase critically involved in the progress of inflammation/stress-associated diseases. Our data suggested that javamide analogues may contain strong anti-inflammation activities, but there is little information about their effects on p38 MAPK. Therefore, in this paper, the effects of thirty javamide analogues on p38 MAPK were investigated using in silico screening and in vitro p38 MAPK assay methods. The javamide analogues were synthesized and their chemical structures were confirmed using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopic methods...
December 13, 2017: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228585/role-of-the-jak2-stat3-signaling-pathway-in-the-pathogenesis-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-with-macrovascular-complications
#13
Mengxue Yang, Mei Tian, Xuan Zhang, Jie Xu, Bo Yang, Jie Yu, Fengping Li, Ya Li, Sicheng Li, Xianwen Li
This study investigated the role of the JAK2/STAT3/SOCS pathway in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and macrovascular complications (DV) (T2DM+DV) conditions. Human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) were co-cultured with human monocytes (THP-1) and exposed to peripheral blood sera from 30 T2DM patients, 30 patients with T2DM+DV and 30 healthy controls; the groups were divided into the control, T2DM, DV, T2DM+AG490 and DV+AG490 groups. Chemotaxis of treated HUVECs toward THP-1 cells was assessed using Transwell migration...
November 14, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226079/alteration-of-glucocorticoid-receptors-and-exacerbation-of-inflammation-during-lytic-cytomegalovirus-infection-in-thp-1-cells
#14
Shujun Wang, Yaling Dou, Hong Yang, Anping Ni, Rui Zhang, Jiaming Qian
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is associated with glucocorticoid resistance in ulcerative colitis (UC) and may exacerbate the disease course. However, the underlying pathogenicity remains unclear. The aim of this study was to explore possible underlying mechanisms during CMV latency and lytic infection in the human mononuclear cell line THP-1. Latent and activated CMV infection cell models were established. We performed real-time PCR and western blotting to examine changes in glucocorticoid receptors (GRs) during CMV latency and activation...
December 2017: FEBS Open Bio
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29217270/kafirin-from-sorghum-bicolor-inhibition-of-inflammation-in-thp-1-human-macrophages-is-associated-with-reduction-of-intracellular-reactive-oxygen-species
#15
Andrew C Sullivan, Philipus Pangloli, Vermont P Dia
Aberrant inflammation as a result of activation of the transmembrane protein Toll-like receptor 4 belonging to pattern recognition receptor and subsequent phosphorylation of signaling proteins facilitated by reactive oxygen species has been linked to a myriad of diseases. Sorghum is a drought-resistant cereal with health promoting properties associated with its biologically active substances such as kafirin. Kafirin is an alcoholsoluble protein and accounts for as much as 70% of the total proteins in sorghum...
December 4, 2017: Food and Chemical Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207123/nacht-lrr-and-pyd-domains-containing-protein-3-inflammasome-is-activated-and-inhibited-by-berberine-via-toll-like-receptor-4-myeloid-differentiation-primary-response-gene-88-nuclear-factor-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-pathway-in-phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate-induced-macrophages
#16
Zhouqing Huang, Bozhi Ye, Jibo Han, Fanqi Kong, Peiren Shan, Zhongqiu Lu, Zhouqing Huang, Weijian Huang
The nucleotide-binding domain, leucine-rich-containing family, pyrin domain-containing-3 (NLRP-3) inflammasome has recently emerged as a pivotal regulator of chronic inflammation. The present study investigated the expression of NLRP3 inflammasome in phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA)-induced macrophages, and aimed to identify the effects of berberine on the inflammasome. Human monocytic THP-1 cells were pretreated with berberine for 1 h and then induced with PMA for 48 h. Total RNA and protein were collected for reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction and western blot analysis, respectively...
November 29, 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202702/c-reactive-protein-crp-but-not-the-related-pentraxins-serum-amyloid-p-and-ptx3-inhibits-the-proliferation-and-induces-apoptosis-of-the-leukemia-cell-line-mono-mac-6
#17
Wensheng Chen, Darrell Pilling, Richard H Gomer
BACKGROUND: Pentraxins are a family of highly conserved secreted proteins that regulate the innate immune system, including monocytes and macrophages. C-reactive protein (CRP) is a plasma protein whose levels can rise to 1000 μg/ml from the normal <3 μg/ ml during inflammation. RESULTS: We find that CRP inhibits proliferation of the human myeloid leukemia cell line Mono Mac 6 with an IC50 of 75 μg/ ml by inducing apoptosis of these cells. The related proteins serum amyloid P (SAP) and pentraxin 3 (PTX3) do not inhibit Mono Mac 6 proliferation...
December 4, 2017: BMC Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29201219/blockade-of-146b-5p-promotes-inflammation-in-atherosclerosis-associated-foam-cell-formation-by-targeting-traf6
#18
Nan Lin, Yi An
Atherosclerosis (AS) is a chronic inflammation in response to lipid accumulation. Increasing evidence has demonstrated that numerous microRNAs (miRs) have critical roles in inflammatory responses. A previous study suggested that miR-146b-5p is possibly associated with AS; however, its exact role has remained largely elusive. The present study aimed to investigate the potential role of miR-146b-5p in AS and to explore the underlying mechanism. Fist, the levels of miR-146b-5p were determined in foam cells and clinical specimens from patients with AS by reverse-transcription quantitative PCR...
November 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29195136/oxidized-ldl-triggers-changes-in-oxidative-stress-and-inflammatory-biomarkers-in-human-macrophages
#19
Oscar J Lara-Guzmán, Ángel Gil-Izquierdo, Sonia Medina, Edison Osorio, Rafael Álvarez-Quintero, Natalia Zuluaga, Camille Oger, Jean-Marie Galano, Thierry Durand, Katalina Muñoz-Durango
Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) is a well-recognized proatherogenic particle that functions in atherosclerosis. In this study, we established conditions to generate human oxLDL, characterized according to the grade of lipid and protein oxidation, particle size and oxylipin content. The induction effect of the cellular proatherogenic response was assessed in foam cells by using an oxLDL-macrophage interaction model. Uptake of oxLDL, reactive oxygen species production and expression of oxLDL receptors (CD36, SR-A and LOX-1) were significantly increased in THP-1 macrophages...
November 22, 2017: Redox Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193074/effects-of-1%C3%AE-25-dihydroxyvitamin-d3-on-pro-inflammatory-cytokines-of-palmitic-acid-treated-thp-1-cells
#20
Annette d'Arqom, Voravich Luangwedchakarn, Pinklow Umrod, Patimaporn Wongprompitak, Wiwit Tantibhedyangkul
The level of saturated fatty acids, such as palmitic acid (PA), correlates with chronic inflammation in obese and metabolic syndrome patients. However, low level of vitamin D3 is observed in those conditions. The aim of this study is to investigate effects of 1α,25(OH)2 D3 on PA-treated THP-1 cells. Using quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction, we measure mRNA expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines: TNF-α, Interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-6, and chemokine IL-8 under PA and 1α,25(OH)2 D3 influence. PA, at all concentrations (25-100 μM), enhanced LPS stimulatory effect on those mRNA expression compared to LPS-treated and -untreated cells...
November 28, 2017: Journal of Food Science
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