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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29034889/generation-of-a-pig-induced-pluripotent-stem-cell-pipsc-line-from-embryonic-fibroblasts-by-incorporating-lin28-to-the-four-transcriptional-factor-mediated-reprogramming-vsmui001-d
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Warunya Chakritbudsabong, Ladawan Sariya, Sirikron Pamonsupornvichit, Rassmeepen Pronarkngver, Somjit Chaiwattanarungruengpaisan, Joao N Ferreira, Piyathip Setthawong, Praopilas Phakdeedindan, Mongkol Techakumphu, Theerawat Tharasanit, Sasitorn Rungarunlert
Pig induced pluripotent stem cell (piPSC) line was generated from embryonic fibroblast cells using retroviral transduction approaches carrying human transcriptional factors: OCT4, SOX2, KLF4, c-MYC and LIN28. The generated piPSC line, VSMUi001-D, was positive for alkaline phosphatase activity and expressed the pluripotency associated transcription factors including OCT4, SOX2, NANOG and surface markers SSEA-1, all iPSC hallmarks of authenticity. Furthermore, VSMUi001-D exhibited a normal karyotype and formed embryoid bodies in vitro and teratomas in vivo...
October 2017: Stem Cell Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033581/nanog-as-an-adverse-predictive-marker-in-advanced-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treated-with-platinum-based-chemotherapy
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Boksoon Chang, Myung Jae Park, Sue In Choi, Kwang Ho In, Chul Hwan Kim, Seung Hyeun Lee
PURPOSE: NANOG is a master transcription factor that regulates stem cell pluripotency and cellular reprograming. Increased NANOG expression has been associated with poor survival in several human malignancies. However, the clinical significance of NANOG overexpression in lung cancer has been scarcely evaluated. The aim of this study was to investigate whether NANOG levels are associated with clinical outcomes of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were treated with platinum-based chemotherapy...
2017: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033320/mitophagy-controls-the-activities-of-tumor-suppressor-p53-to-regulate-hepatic-cancer-stem-cells
#3
Kai Liu, Jiyoung Lee, Ja Yeon Kim, Linya Wang, Yongjun Tian, Stephanie T Chan, Cecilia Cho, Keigo Machida, Dexi Chen, Jing-Hsiung James Ou
Autophagy is required for benign hepatic tumors to progress into malignant hepatocellular carcinoma. However, the mechanism is unclear. Here, we report that mitophagy, the selective removal of mitochondria by autophagy, positively regulates hepatic cancer stem cells (CSCs) by suppressing the tumor suppressor p53. When mitophagy is enhanced, p53 co-localizes with mitochondria and is removed by a mitophagy-dependent manner. However, when mitophagy is inhibited, p53 is phosphorylated at serine-392 by PINK1, a kinase associated with mitophagy, on mitochondria and translocated into the nucleus, where it binds to the NANOG promoter to prevent OCT4 and SOX2 transcription factors from activating the expression of NANOG, a transcription factor critical for maintaining the stemness and the self-renewal ability of CSCs, resulting in the reduction of hepatic CSC populations...
October 10, 2017: Molecular Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029025/insulin-deficient-mouse-%C3%AE-cells-do-not-fully-mature-but-can-be-remedied-through-insulin-replacement-by-islet-transplantation
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Adam Ramzy, Majid Mojibian, Timothy J Kieffer
Insulin receptor insufficiency in β-cells leads to impaired insulin secretion and reduced β-cell hyperplasia in response to hyperglycemia. Selective insulin receptor deficiency in β-cells in later embryological development may lead to compensatory β-cell hyperplasia. Though these findings suggest insulin signaling on the β-cell is important for β-cell function, they are confounded by loss of signaling by the IGFs through the insulin receptor. To determine if insulin itself is necessary for β-cell development and maturation, we performed a characterization of pancreatic islets in mice with deletions of both non-allelic insulin genes (Ins1-/-Ins2-/-)...
September 27, 2017: Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025375/dopamine-induced-sult1a3-4-promotes-emt-and-cancer-stemness-in-hepatocellular-carcinoma
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Juan Zou, Hong Li, Qianling Huang, Xiaomin Liu, Xiaoxiao Qi, Ying Wang, Linlin Lu, Zhongqiu Liu
Hepatocellular carcinoma has the second highest incidence rate among malignant cancers in China. Hepatocellular carcinoma development is complex because of the metabolism disequilibrium involving SULT1A3/4, a predominant sulfotransferase that metabolizes sulfonic xenobiotics and endogenous catecholamines. However, the correlation between SULT1A3/4 and hepatocellular carcinoma progression is unclear. By utilizing immunofluorescence and immunohistochemical analysis, we found that in nine hepatocellular carcinoma clinical specimens, SULT1A3/4 was abundantly expressed in tumor tissues compared to that in the adjacent tissues...
October 2017: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019171/optimization-of-culture-conditions-for-rapid-clinical-scale-expansion-of-human-umbilical-cord-blood-derived-mesenchymal-stem-cells
#6
Wankyu Choi, Soon-Jae Kwon, Hye Jin Jin, Sang Young Jeong, Soo Jin Choi, Wonil Oh, Yoon Sun Yang, Hong Bae Jeon, Eun Su Jeon
BACKGROUND: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have broad-spectrum therapeutic effects in various diseases, and thus have many clinical applications. However, it is difficult to produce sufficient numbers of MSCs for clinical use, and improved culture systems are required. Here, we report the effects of calcium (Ca(2+)) and hypoxia on the proliferation of human umbilical cord blood-derived MSCs (hUCB-MSCs). In addition, we determined the optimal conditions of these two factors for the large-scale culture of hUCB-MSCs...
October 10, 2017: Clinical and Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018036/ccnd2-overexpression-enhances-the-regenerative-potency-of-human-induced-pluripotent-stem-cell-derived-cardiomyocytes-remuscularization-of-injured-ventricle
#7
Wuqiang Zhu, Meng Zhao, Saidulu Mattapally, Sifeng Chen, Jianyi Zhang
Rationale: The effectiveness of transplanted, human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPSC-CMs) for treatment of ischemic myocardial injury is limited by the exceptionally low engraftment rate. Objective: To determine whether overexpression of the cell-cycle activator CCND2 in hiPSC-CMs can increase the graft size and improve myocardial recovery in a mouse model of myocardial infarction (MI) by increasing the proliferation of grafted cells. Methods and Results: Human CCND2 was delivered to hiPSCs via lenti-viral mediated gene transfection...
October 10, 2017: Circulation Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28990287/mesenchymal-like-stem-cells-in-canine-ovary-show-high-differentiation-potential
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A B Trindade, J Therrien, J M Garcia, L C Smith
OBJECTIVES: Recent studies have reported the existence of stem cells in ovarian tissue that show enhanced proliferative and differentiation potential compared to other adult tissues. Based on this evidence, we hypothesized that ovarian tissue contained mesenchymal-like stem cells (MSC) that could be isolated using a novel rapid plastic adhesion technique. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We established MSC lines derived from ovarian and adipose tissue based on their ability to rapidly adhere to plastic culture dishes in the first 3 hours after plating and studied their potentiality in terms of molecular markers and differentiation capacity...
October 8, 2017: Cell Proliferation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28990068/macc1-facilitates-chemoresistance-and-cancer-stem-cell%C3%A2-like-properties-of-colon-cancer-cells-through-the-pi3k-akt-signaling-pathway
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Jiankai Wang, Wenjuan Wang, Hongyi Cai, Binbin Du, Lijuan Zhang, Wen Ma, Yongguo Hu, Shifang Feng, Guoying Miao
With regards to colon cancer, resistance to 5‑fluorouracil (5‑FU)‑based chemotherapy and cancer stem cells (CSCs) are considered important factors underlying therapy failure. Metastasis‑associated colon cancer 1 (MACC1) has been associated with poor prognosis and the promotion of metastasis within several types of cancer. However, the biological behavior of MACC1 in chemoresistance and CSC‑like properties remains unclear. In the present study, various methods including gene knockdown, gene overexpression, western blotting, quantitative polymerase chain reaction and MTT assay, have been adopted...
October 4, 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988933/cancer-stemness-in-bone-marrow-micrometastases-of-human-breast-cancer
#10
Marissa C Kuo, Anai N Kothari, Paul C Kuo, Zhiyong Mi
BACKGROUND: Cancer cells metastasize to the bone marrow to create the premetastatic niche. Cancer stemness (expression of stem cell characteristics) is regulated by the tumor microenvironment and associated with self-renewal and poor clinical outcomes. Osteopontin induces mesenchymal stem cells in the tumor microenvironment to adopt a cancer-associated fibroblast phenotype to potentiate cancer growth and metastasis. The mechanisms by which cancer cells and tumor microenvironment regulate stemness in the bone marrow premetastatic niche is unknown...
October 5, 2017: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28986894/identification-and-isolation-of-cancer-stem-cells-using-nanog-egfp-reporter-system
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Magdalena E Buczek, Stephen P Reeder, Tarik Regad
Cancer stem Cells or Cancer Stem-like Cells are thought to be associated with chemoresistance and recurrence in cancer patients following chemotherapy. Developing a method to study these malignant populations is the key to successful development of drug or immunotherapeutic assays. Here, we present a method of identification, isolation of Prostate Cancer Stem Cells (PCSCs) from the DU145 prostate cancer cell line using the NANOG-GFP expression system.
2018: Methods in Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28985758/pharmacological-targeting-of-the-ephrin-receptor-kinase-signalling-by-glpg1790-in-vitro-and-in-vivo-reverts-oncophenotype-induces-myogenic-differentiation-and-radiosensitizes-embryonal-rhabdomyosarcoma-cells
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Francesca Megiorni, Giovanni Luca Gravina, Simona Camero, Simona Ceccarelli, Andrea Del Fattore, Vincenzo Desiderio, Federica Papaccio, Heather P McDowell, Rajeev Shukla, Antonio Pizzuti, Filip Beirinckx, Philippe Pujuguet, Laurent Saniere, Ellen Van der Aar, Roberto Maggio, Francesca De Felice, Cinzia Marchese, Carlo Dominici, Vincenzo Tombolini, Claudio Festuccia, Francesco Marampon
BACKGROUND: EPH (erythropoietin-producing hepatocellular) receptors are clinically relevant targets in several malignancies. This report describes the effects of GLPG1790, a new potent pan-EPH inhibitor, in human embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) cell lines. METHODS: EPH-A2 and Ephrin-A1 mRNA expression was quantified by real-time PCR in 14 ERMS tumour samples and in normal skeletal muscle (NSM). GLPG1790 effects were tested in RD and TE671 cell lines, two in vitro models of ERMS, by performing flow cytometry analysis, Western blotting and immunofluorescence experiments...
October 6, 2017: Journal of Hematology & Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28985528/chromatin-and-single-cell-rna-seq-profiling-reveal-dynamic-signaling-and-metabolic-transitions-during-human-spermatogonial-stem-cell-development
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Jingtao Guo, Edward J Grow, Chongil Yi, Hana Mlcochova, Geoffrey J Maher, Cecilia Lindskog, Patrick J Murphy, Candice L Wike, Douglas T Carrell, Anne Goriely, James M Hotaling, Bradley R Cairns
Human adult spermatogonial stem cells (hSSCs) must balance self-renewal and differentiation. To understand how this is achieved, we profiled DNA methylation and open chromatin (ATAC-seq) in SSEA4(+) hSSCs, analyzed bulk and single-cell RNA transcriptomes (RNA-seq) in SSEA4(+) hSSCs and differentiating c-KIT(+) spermatogonia, and performed validation studies via immunofluorescence. First, DNA hypomethylation at embryonic developmental genes supports their epigenetic "poising" in hSSCs for future/embryonic expression, while core pluripotency genes (OCT4 and NANOG) were transcriptionally and epigenetically repressed...
October 5, 2017: Cell Stem Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28981838/an-efficient-method-for-generation-of-bi-allelic-null-mutant-mouse-embryonic-stem-cells-and-its-application-for-investigating-epigenetic-modifiers
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Cynthia L Fisher, Hendrik Marks, Lily Ting-Yin Cho, Robert Andrews, Sam Wormald, Thomas Carroll, Vivek Iyer, Peri Tate, Barry Rosen, Hendrik G Stunnenberg, Amanda G Fisher, William C Skarnes
Mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells are a popular model system to study biological processes, though uncovering recessive phenotypes requires inactivating both alleles. Building upon resources from the International Knockout Mouse Consortium (IKMC), we developed a targeting vector for second allele inactivation in conditional-ready IKMC 'knockout-first' ES cell lines. We applied our technology to several epigenetic regulators, recovering bi-allelic targeted clones with a high efficiency of 60% and used Flp recombinase to restore expression in two null cell lines to demonstrate how our system confirms causality through mutant phenotype reversion...
September 13, 2017: Nucleic Acids Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978257/morphological-analysis-of-live-undifferentiated-cells-derived-from-induced-pluripotent-stem-cells
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Yukihiko Osawa, Tomoyuki Miyamoto, Setsuyo Ohno, Eiji Ohno
Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells possess pluripotency and self-renewal ability. Therefore, iPS cells are expected to be useful in regenerative medicine. However, iPS cells form malignant immature teratomas after transplantation into animals, even after differentiation induction. It has been suggested that undifferentiated cells expressing Nanog that remain after differentiation induction are responsible for teratoma formation. Various methods of removing these undifferentiated cells have therefore been investigated, but few methods involve morphological approaches, which may induce less cell damage...
October 5, 2017: Stem Cells and Development
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28978005/bazedoxifene-enhances-the-anti-tumor-effects-of-cisplatin-and-radiation-treatment-by-blocking-il-6-signaling-in-head-and-neck-cancer
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Arti Yadav, Bhavna Kumar, Theodoros N Teknos, Pawan Kumar
Recent studies have shown that IL-6 signaling plays an important role in the aggressive and metastatic phenotype of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Therefore, we hypothesized that targeting of IL-6 signaling in HNSCC could enhance the therapeutic efficacy of standard chemoradiation treatment. We used both in vitro and in vivo models to test the efficacy of Bazedoxifene (BZA), a drug that was originally developed as a newer-generation selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis...
September 15, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28977693/nanog-expression-in-embryonic-stem-cells-an-ideal-model-system-to-dissect-enhancer-function
#17
REVIEW
Steven Blinka, Sridhar Rao
Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are derived from the preimplantation embryo and can differentiate into virtually any other cell type (termed pluripotency), which is governed by lineage specific transcriptions factors (TFs) binding to cis regulatory elements (CREs) to mediate changes in gene expression. The reliance on transcriptional regulation to maintain pluripotency makes ESCs a valuable model to study the role of distal CREs such as enhancers in modulating gene expression to affect cell fate decisions. This review will highlight recent advance on transcriptional enhancers, focusing on studies performed in ESCs...
October 4, 2017: BioEssays: News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28976591/effect-of-mechanical-strain-on-the-pluripotency-of-murine-embryonic-stem-cells-seeded-in-a-collagen-i-scaffold
#18
Olesja Hazenbiller, Saghar Nasr, Roman J Krawetz, Neil A Duncan
The use of embryonic stem cells (ESC) in regenerative medicine is restricted due to the possibility of tumorigenicity after inefficient or incomplete differentiation. Studies from our group, and others, suggest that mechanical stimuli may have a suppressive effect on the pluripotency/tumorigenesis of murine ESC (mESC). Furthermore, we have demonstrated that mESC seeded in a type I collagen scaffold, and transplanted into a murine bone fracture model, demonstrated repair without tumor formation. However, it remains unknown if mechanical factors were involved in blocking tumorigenicity of the mESC...
October 4, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Research: Official Publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28975979/gli2-induces-pdgfrb-expression-and-modulates-cancer-stem-cell-properties-of-gastric-cancer
#19
J-X Wang, J-F Zhou, F-K Huang, L Zhang, Q-L He, H-Y Qian, H-L Lai
OBJECTIVE: In this study, we aimed to investigate the downstream effector of GLI2 in gastric cancer (GC) and their regulative effect on cancer stem cell (CSC) properties of GC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Bioinformatic data mining was performed in TCGA-Stomach Adenocarcinoma (STAD), as well as in Kaplan-Meier plotter. Moderate-differentiated GC cell line SGC-7901 and poor-differentiated GC cell line MKN-45 were used as in-vitro model to investigate the regulative effect of GLI2 on PDGFRB expression...
October 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28974260/in-vitro-characterization-of-canine-multipotent-stromal-cells-isolated-from-synovium-bone-marrow-and-adipose-tissue-a-donor-matched-comparative-study
#20
Robert N Bearden, Shannon S Huggins, Kevin J Cummings, Roger Smith, Carl A Gregory, William B Saunders
BACKGROUND: The dog represents an excellent large animal model for translational cell-based studies. Importantly, the properties of canine multipotent stromal cells (cMSCs) and the ideal tissue source for specific translational studies have yet to be established. The aim of this study was to characterize cMSCs derived from synovium, bone marrow, and adipose tissue using a donor-matched study design and a comprehensive series of in-vitro characterization, differentiation, and immunomodulation assays...
October 3, 2017: Stem Cell Research & Therapy
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