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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29149648/dried-plum-alleviates-symptoms-of-inflammatory-arthritis-in-tnf-transgenic-mice
#1
Faryal Mirza, Joseph Lorenzo, Hicham Drissi, Francis Y Lee, Do Y Soung
Dried plum (DP), a rich source of polyphenols has been shown to have bone-preserving properties in both animal models of osteoporosis and postmenopausal women. We evaluated if DP alleviated the destruction of joints in transgenic mice (TG) that overexpress human tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a genetic model of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A four-week treatment of 20% DP diet in TG slowed the onset of arthritis and reduced bone erosions in the joints compared to TG on a regular diet. This was associated with fewer tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) positive cells, suggesting decreased osteoclastogenesis...
October 16, 2017: Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146687/exercise-induces-muscle-fiber-type-switching-via-transient-receptor-potential-melastatin-2-trpm2-dependent-ca-2-signaling
#2
Seo-Ho Lee, Byung-Ju Kim, Dae-Ryoung Park, Uh-Hyun Kim
The aim of the present study was to examine whether transient receptor potential melastatin 2 (TRPM2) plays a role in muscle fiber type transition during exercise. Mice were trained at a speed of 12 m/min at a slope of 0 ° for 60 min 5 consecutive d/wk for 4-wk. Exhaustion tests were performed on the treadmill (the speed was set at 6 m/min at a slope of 0° and increased at a rate of 1 m/min every 6 min). Isolated primary skeletal muscle cells from TRPM2 knockout (KO) mice showed lower amplitudes of electrical stimuli (ES)-induced Ca(2+) signals when compared to wild-type (WT) mice, due to a defect in Ca(2+) influx...
November 16, 2017: Journal of Applied Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145829/effect-of-a-rare-genetic-variant-of-tm7sf4-gene-on-osteoclasts-of-patients-with-paget-s-disease-of-bone
#3
Emilie Laurier, Nathalie Amiable, Edith Gagnon, Jacques P Brown, Laëtitia Michou
BACKGROUND: Dendritic Cell-Specific Transmembrane Protein (DC-STAMP) is involved in osteoclastogenesis with a key role in mononucleated osteoclasts fusion. We reported in patients with Paget's disease of bone (PDB) a rare variant (rs62620995) in the TM7SF4 gene, encoding for DC-STAMP, which changes a highly conserved amino acid, possibly damaging according to in silico predictions. This study aimed at determining the functional effects of this variant on osteoclast phenotype in PDB. METHODS: Fifty ml of peripheral blood were collected in pagetic patients carrier of this variant (n = 4) or not (n = 4) and healthy controls (n = 4)...
November 16, 2017: BMC Medical Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29144179/effects-of-active-immunization-against-akirin2-on-muscle-fiber-type-composition-in-pigs
#4
Xiaoling Chen, Yafei Guo, Gang Jia, Hua Zhao, Guangmang Liu, Zhiqing Huang
The objective of this study was to investigate effects of active immunization against Akirin2 on muscle fiber-type composition in pigs. Here we showed that the titer of Akirin2 antibody in pigs immunized with porcine Akirin2 (pAkirin2) was significantly increased. Active immunization against pAkirin2 decreased succinic dehydrogenase and malate dehydrogenase activities and increased lactate dehydrogenase activity in the longissimus dorsi muscle of pigs. Active immunization against pAkirin2 significantly decreased MyHC I and MyHC IIa mRNA expressions and MyHC I protein expression and increased mRNA expressions of MyHC IIb as well as protein expressions of MyHC IIb and fast-MyHC...
November 16, 2017: Animal Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29138422/fam19a5-a-brain-specific-chemokine-inhibits-rankl-induced-osteoclast-formation-through-formyl-peptide-receptor-2
#5
Min Young Park, Hyung Sik Kim, Mingyu Lee, Byunghyun Park, Ha Young Lee, Eun Bee Cho, Jae Young Seong, Yoe-Sik Bae
Osteoclasts can be differentiated from bone marrow-derived macrophages (BMDM). They play a key role in bone resorption. Identifying novel molecules that can regulate osteoclastogenesis has been an important issue. In this study, we found that FAM19A5, a neurokine or brain-specific chemokine, strongly stimulated mouse BMDM, resulting in chemotactic migration and inhibition of RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis. Expression levels of osteoclast-related genes such as RANK, TRAF6, OSCAR, TRAP, Blimp1, c-fos, and NFATc1 were markedly decreased by FAM19A5...
November 14, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29124284/ca-2-nuclear-factor-of-activated-t-cells-signaling-is-enriched-in-early-onset-rectal-tumors-devoid-of-canonical-wnt-activation
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Raju Kumar, Ratheesh Raman, Viswakalyan Kotapalli, Swarnalata Gowrishankar, Saumyadipta Pyne, Jonathan R Pollack, Murali D Bashyam
Our previous extensive analysis revealed a significant proportion of early-onset colorectal tumors from India to be localized to the rectum in younger individuals and devoid of deregulated Wnt/β-catenin signaling. In the current study, we performed a comprehensive genome-wide analysis of clinically well-annotated microsatellite stable early-onset sporadic rectal cancer (EOSRC) samples. Results revealed extensive DNA copy number alterations in rectal tumors in the absence of deregulated Wnt/β-catenin signaling...
November 9, 2017: Journal of Molecular Medicine: Official Organ of the "Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte"
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121799/pueraria-lobate-inhibits-rankl-mediated-osteoclastogenesis-via-downregulation-of-creb-pgc1%C3%AE-c-fos-nfatc1-signaling
#7
Keun Ha Park, Dong Ryun Gu, Su Hyun Jin, Chi-Su Yoon, Wonmin Ko, Youn Chul Kim, Seoung Hoon Lee
Puerariae radix, the dried root of Pueraria lobate Ohwi, is known to prevent bone loss in ovariectomized mice; however, the precise molecular mechanisms are not understood. In this study, we investigated the effects and underlying mechanisms of action of Puerariae radix extract (PRE) on receptor activator of NF-[Formula: see text]B ligand (RANKL)-induced osteoclastogenesis. PRE dose-dependently inhibited osteoclast differentiation and formation, decreased the bone-resorbing activity of osteoclasts, and downregulated the expression of osteoclast differentiation marker genes...
November 9, 2017: American Journal of Chinese Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29107736/absence-of-vitamin-d-receptor-in-mature-osteoclasts-results-in-altered-osteoclastic-activity-and-bone-loss
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Yolandi Starczak, Daniel C Reinke, Kate R Barratt, Jackson W Ryan, René St-Arnaud, Howard A Morris, Rachel A Davey, Gerald J Atkins, Paul H Anderson
Mature osteoclasts express the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and are able to synthesise and respond to 1,25(OH)2D3 via CYP27B1 enzyme activity. Whether vitamin D signalling within osteoclasts is necessary for the regulation of osteoclastic bone resorption in an in vivo setting is unclear. To determine the requirement for the VDR- and CYP27B1-mediated activity in mature osteoclasts, conditional deletion mouse models were created whereby either Vdr or Cyp27b1 gene was inactivated by breeding either Vdr(fl/fl) or Cyp27b1(fl/fl) mice with Cathepsin K-Cre transgenic mice (Cstk(Cre)) to generate Ctsk(Cre)/Vdr(-/-) and Ctsk(Cre)/Cyp27b1(-/-) mice respectively...
October 28, 2017: Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29107144/osteon-myospalacem-baileyi-attenuates-osteoclast-differentiation-through-rankl-induced-nfat-pathways
#9
Yulei Cui, Xiaoying Zhao, Lijuan Mei, Jinjin Pei, Shuo Wang, Yun Shao, Yanduo Tao, Xiaoling Zhang, Lei Jiang
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Osteon Myospalacem Baileyi, known as Sai long gu (Tibetan language, means "blind rat bone"), is the whole skeleton of Tibet plateau rodentia animal Myospalacem Baileyi. Osteon Myospalacem Baileyi had been widely used in the Tibet region as an anti-osteoporosis drug and since 1991 Osteon Myospalacem Baileyi has been listed in the Pharmacopoeia of People's Republic of China as the first-class animal new medical material. However, the mechanism of its anti-osteoporosis activities is still unclear...
November 16, 2017: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29097423/docosahexaenoic-acid-inhibits-monocrotaline-induced-pulmonary-hypertension-via-attenuating-endoplasmic-reticulum-stress-and-inflammation
#10
Rui Chen, Wei Zhong, Chen Shao, Peijing Liu, Cuiping Wang, Zhongqun Wang, Meiping Jiang, Yi Lu, Jinchuan Yan
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and inflammation contribute to pulmonary hypertension (PH) pathogenesis. Previously, we confirmed docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) could improve hypoxic-induced PH. However, little is known about the link between DHA and monocrotaline (MCT)-induced PH. Our aims were, therefore, to evaluate the effects and molecular mechanisms of DHA on MCT-induced PH in rat. Rat PH was induced by MCT. Rats were treated with DHA daily in prevention group (following MCT injection) and reversal group (after MCT injection for 2 weeks) by gavage...
November 2, 2017: American Journal of Physiology. Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29083488/c-ebp%C3%AE-controls-osteoclast-terminal-differentiation-activation-function-and-postnatal-bone-homeostasis-through-direct-regulation-of-nfatc1
#11
Wei Chen, Guochun Zhu, Jun Tang, Hou-De Zhou, Yi-Ping Li
Osteoclast lineage commitment and differentiation have been studied extensively, although the mechanism by which transcription factor(s) control osteoclast terminal differentiation, activation and function remains unclear. CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein α (C/ebpα) has been reported to be a key regulator of osteoclast cell lineage commitment, yet C/ebpα's roles in osteoclast terminal differentiation, activation and function and bone homeostasis, under physiological or pathological conditions, have not been studied because newborn C/ebpα null mice die within several hours after birth...
October 30, 2017: Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29077264/g%C3%AE-12-regulates-osteoclastogenesis-by-modulating-nfatc1-expression
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Min-Kyoung Song, Cheolkyu Park, Yong Deok Lee, Haemin Kim, Min Kyung Kim, Jun-Oh Kwon, Ja Hyun Koo, Min Sung Joo, Sang Geon Kim, Hong-Hee Kim
The G12 family of G protein alpha subunits has been shown to participate in the regulation of various physiological processes. However, the role of Gα12 in bone physiology has not been well described. Here, by micro-CT analysis, we discovered that Gα12-knockout mice have an osteopetrotic phenotype. Histological examination showed lower osteoclast number in femoral tissue of Gα12-knockout mice compared to wild-type mice. Additionally, in vitro osteoclastic differentiation of precursor cells with receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand (RANKL) showed that Gα12 deficiency decreased the number of osteoclast generated and the bone resorption activity...
October 27, 2017: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067096/adrenomedullin-inhibits-osteoclast-differentiation-through-the-suppression-of-receptor-activator-of-nuclear-factor-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-ligand-induced-nuclear-factor-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-activation-in-glucocorticoid-induced-osteoporosis
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Yuanxin Liu, Guilai Zuo, Xin Meng, Xingxiao Gao, Lihai Zhang, Peifu Tang
The current study aimed to improve the understanding on the association between adrenomedullin and osteoporosis in mice with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Bone resorption and osteoporosis-associated indexes, including maximum load, stiffness, energy to failure, ultimate strength, elastic modulus, post-yield displacement and post-yield displacement, in mice with osteoporosis were analyzed in order to evaluate the effect of adrenomedullin. The receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand (RANKL)-induced osteoclast differentiation was investigated subsequent to treatment with adrenomedullin in vitro...
November 2017: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29065140/novel-insights-into-the-pathways-regulating-the-canine-hair-cycle-and-their-deregulation-in-alopecia-x
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Magdalena A T Brunner, Vidhya Jagannathan, Dominik P Waluk, Petra Roosje, Monika Linek, Lucia Panakova, Tosso Leeb, Dominique J Wiener, Monika M Welle
Alopecia X is a hair cycle arrest disorder in Pomeranians. Histologically, kenogen and telogen hair follicles predominate, whereas anagen follicles are sparse. The induction of anagen relies on the activation of hair follicle stem cells and their subsequent proliferation and differentiation. Stem cell function depends on finely tuned interactions of signaling molecules and transcription factors, which are not well defined in dogs. We performed transcriptome profiling on skin biopsies to analyze altered molecular pathways in alopecia X...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29061958/%C3%AE-linolenic-acid-inhibits-receptor-activator-of-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-ligand-induced-rankl-induced-osteoclastogenesis-and-prevents-inflammatory-bone-loss-via-downregulation-of-nuclear-factor-kappab-inducible-nitric-oxide-synthases-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-inos-signaling-pathways
#15
Jiefu Song, Zhizhen Jing, Wei Hu, Jianping Yu, Xiaoping Cui
BACKGROUND Inflammation is a major cellular strain causing increased risk of osteo-degenerative diseases. Omega-3 fatty acids have been great source in suppressing inflammation. We investigated the effect of α-linolenic acid (ALA) on RANKL-stimulated osteoclast differentiation, LPS-induced and ovariectomized bone loss in mice models. MATERIAL AND METHODS The bone marrow macrophages (BMMs) were isolated from femurs of ICR mice, stimulated with RANKL, and treated with ALA (100, 200, 300 µM). Major analytical methods include histological analysis, osteoclasts viability assay, serum cytokines and chemokines ELISA, and gene expression by qPCR...
October 24, 2017: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29058425/sophoridine-from-sophora-flower-attenuates-ovariectomy-induced-osteoporosis-through-the-rankl-erk-nfat-pathway
#16
Xiaoying Zhao, Lijuan Mei, Jinjin Pei, Zenggen Liu, Yun Shao, Yanduo Tao, Xiaoling Zhang, Lei Jiang
An imbalance in osteogenesis and osteoclastogenesis is a crucial pathological factor in the development of osteoporosis. Osteoclasts (OCs) play a pivotal role in osteoporosis, whose new therapy exploration has been focused on the suppression of OC formation. Sophoridine is found from the Chinese traditional food sophora flower to exhibit anti-osteoporosis capacity by screening. This study is focused on its anti-osteoporosis mechanism evaluation. The anti-osteoporosis effect of sophoridine, (15 mg kg(-1) body), was evaluated in ovariectomized (OVX) mice by monitoring changes in bone histomorphometry index, formation of osteoclasts from blood-derived mononuclear cells, and changes in the synthesis of pro-osteoclastogenic cytokines...
October 31, 2017: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055830/pharmacological-inhibition-of-tankyrase-induces-bone-loss-in-mice-by-increasing-osteoclastogenesis
#17
Shunichi Fujita, Tomoyuki Mukai, Takafumi Mito, Shoko Kodama, Akiko Nagasu, Mizuho Kittaka, Teruki Sone, Yasuyoshi Ueki, Yoshitaka Morita
Tankyrase is a poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase that leads to ubiquitination and degradation of target proteins. Since tankyrase inhibitors suppress the degradation of AXIN protein, a negative regulator of the canonical Wnt pathway, they effectively act as Wnt inhibitors. Small molecule tankyrase inhibitors are being investigated as drug candidates for cancer and fibrotic diseases, in which the Wnt pathways are aberrantly activated. Tankyrase is also reported to degrade the adaptor protein SH3BP2 (SH3 domain-binding protein 2)...
October 18, 2017: Bone
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054923/activity-of-the-calcineurin-pathway-in-patients-on-the-liver-transplantation-waiting-list-factors-of-variability-and-response-to-tacrolimus-inhibition
#18
Ofelia Noceti, Lucie Pouché, Patricia Esperón, Daniela Lens, Marcelo Vital, Cristina Touriño, Solange Gerona, Jean Baptiste Woillard, Pierre Marquet
BACKGROUND: We sought to evaluate, in patients on a liver transplantation waiting list, potential biomarkers of the base calcineurin pathway activity with use of a new model of nonstimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and ex vivo response to tacrolimus (TAC). METHODS: The calcineurin pathway activity was explored ex vivo in stimulated and nonstimulated PBMC from 19 patients. The inhibition of NFATC1(+) translocation to PBMC, expression of intracellular IL-2, and membrane CD25 in different T-cell subsets were measured by multiparametric flow cytometry before and after exposure to TAC...
October 20, 2017: Clinical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054759/creld1-gene-variants-and-atrioventricular-septal-defects-in-down-syndrome
#19
Ambreen Asim, Sarita Agarwal, Inusha Panigrahi, Aditya Narayan Sarangi, Srinivasan Muthuswamy, Aditya Kapoor
Congenital heart defects (CHD) are seen in around 40% of the Down syndrome patients. Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) or endocardial cushion defect is commonest form of CHD in these children. CRELD1 gene is implicated in causation of sporadic AVSD. In the present study, we evaluated the association and significance of CRELD1 variants with AVSD in Down syndrome (DS) patients. Sequencing was done in blood samples from 3 groups: group I (DS with AVSD), group II (DS without AVSD) and group III (non-syndromic AVSD cases)...
October 17, 2017: Gene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29053621/isoproterenol-increases-rankl-expression-in-a-atf4-nfatc1-dependent-manner-in-mouse-osteoblastic-cells
#20
Kyunghwa Baek, Hyun-Jung Park, Jeong-Hwa Baek, Hyung-Ryong Kim
Sympathetic nervous system stimulation-induced β-adrenergic signal transduction is known to induce bone loss and increase of osteoclast activity. Although isoproterenol, a nonspecific β-adrenergic receptor agonist, has been shown to increase receptor activator of NF-κB ligand (RANKL), the details of the regulatory mechanisms remain unclear. In the present study, we investigated the role of the nuclear factor of activated T-cells (NFAT) in isoproterenol-induced RANKL expression in C2C12 and in primary cultured mouse calvarial cells...
October 20, 2017: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
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