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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29184198/activation-of-planarian-trpa1-by-reactive-oxygen-species-reveals-a-conserved-mechanism-for-animal-nociception
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Oscar M Arenas, Emanuela E Zaharieva, Alessia Para, Constanza Vásquez-Doorman, Christian P Petersen, Marco Gallio
All animals must detect noxious stimuli to initiate protective behavior, but the evolutionary origin of nociceptive systems is not well understood. Here we show that noxious heat and irritant chemicals elicit robust escape behaviors in the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea and that the conserved ion channel TRPA1 is required for these responses. TRPA1-mutant Drosophila flies are also defective in noxious-heat responses. We find that either planarian or human TRPA1 can restore noxious-heat avoidance to TRPA1-mutant Drosophila, although neither is directly activated by heat...
December 2017: Nature Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182327/nonredox-metal-ions-promoted-olefin-epoxidation-by-iron-ii-complexes-with-h2o2-dft-calculations-reveal-multiple-channels-for-oxygen-transfer
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Jisheng Zhang, Wen-Jie Wei, Xiaoyan Lu, Hang Yang, Zhuqi Chen, Rong-Zhen Liao, Guochuan Yin
Nonredox metal ions play significant roles in a wide range of biological and chemical oxidations in which they can modulate the oxidative reactivity of those redox metal ions. With environmentally benign H2O2 as oxidant, the influence of nonredox metal ions on an iron(II) complex mediated olefin epoxidation was investigated through experimental studies and theoretical calculations. It was found that adding nonredox metal ions like Sc3+ can substantially improve the oxygen transfer efficiency of the iron(II) complex toward cyclooctene epoxidation even in the presence of certain amount of water...
November 28, 2017: Inorganic Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29137386/mitochondrial-calcium-uniporter-as-a-target-of-microrna-340-and-promoter-of-metastasis-via-enhancing-the-warburg-effect
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Changhui Yu, Yuhao Wang, Jiawen Peng, Qiang Shen, Mimi Chen, Wei Tang, Xiumei Li, Chunqing Cai, Bin Wang, Shaoxi Cai, Xiaojing Meng, Fei Zou
Background: A shift from oxygen phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis was known as the Warburg effect and a characteristic of cancer cell metabolism facilitating metastasis. Mitochondrial calcium uniporter (MCU), a key ion channel that mediates Ca(2+) uptake into mitochondria, was found to promote cancer progression and metastasis. However, its explicit role in shifting metabolism of breast cancer cells has not been defined. Methods: We evaluated MCU overexpression or knock-down on migration, invasion and glucose metabolismin breast cancer cells...
October 13, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29111328/3-naphthalen-2-yl-propoxy-methyl-azetidine-hydrochloride-attenuates-nlrp3-inflammasome-mediated-signaling-pathway-in-lipopolysaccharide-stimulated-bv2-microglial-cells
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Ji Woong Yang, Seung-Ju Yang, Jung-Min Na, Hoh-Gyu Hahn, Sung-Woo Cho
The nucleotide-binding and oligomerization domain-like receptor containing a pyrin domain 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome is a multiprotein complex with a role in innate immune responses. NLRP3 inflammasome dysfunction is a common feature of chronic inflammatory diseases. Microglia activation is also associated with neuroinflammatory pathologies. We previously reported that 3-(naphthalen-2-yl(propoxy)methyl)azetidine hydrochloride (KHG26792) reduced hypoxia-induced toxicity by modulating inflammation. However, no studies have elucidated the precise mechanisms for the anti-inflammatory action of KHG26792, in particular via inflammasome mediation...
October 27, 2017: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29047078/role-of-transcription-factors-in-pulmonary-artery-smooth-muscle-cells-an-important-link-to-hypoxic-pulmonary-hypertension
#5
Annarita Di Mise, Yong-Xiao Wang, Yun-Min Zheng
Hypoxia, namely a lack of oxygen in the blood, induces pulmonary vasoconstriction and vasoremodeling, which serve as essential pathologic factors leading to pulmonary hypertension (PH). The underlying molecular mechanisms are uncertain; however, pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells (PASMCs) play an essential role in hypoxia-induced pulmonary vasoconstriction, vasoremodeling, and PH. Hypoxia causes oxidative damage to DNAs, proteins, and lipids. This damage (oxidative stress) modulates the activity of ion channels and elevates the intracellular calcium concentration ([Ca(2+)]i, Ca(2+) signaling) of PASMCs...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28970012/tanshinone-iia-sodium-sulfonate-regulates-antioxidant-system-inflammation-and-endothelial-dysfunction-in-atherosclerosis-by-downregulation-of-clic1
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Ji Zhu, Yingling Xu, Guangyan Ren, Xiao Hu, Cui Wang, Zhen Yang, Zhuoyu Li, Wei Mao, Dezhao Lu
BACKGROUND: Tanshinone IIA Sodium sulfonate (STS) is clinically used for treating cardiovascular diseases in Traditional Chinese Medicine due to its antioxidation and anti-inflammation activities. Intracellular chloride channel 1 (CLIC1) participates in the regulation of oxidative stress and inflammation. This study investigates whether CLIC1 mediates the cardioprotective effects of STS. METHODS: STS were used to treat atherosclerosis (AS) induced by feeding Apolipoprotein E-deficient (ApoE(-/-)) mice with a high-fat, cholesterol-rich diet...
November 15, 2017: European Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28877447/limiting-oxidative-stress-following-neurotrauma-with-a-combination-of-ion-channel-inhibitors
#7
Hannah R Milbourn, Lillian M Toomey, Nikolas Gavriel, Chloe G G Gray, Alexander H Gough, Marcus K Giacci, Melinda Fitzgerald
Following injury to the central nervous system, secondary degeneration is mediated by Ca2+ imbalances and overproduction of reactive oxygen species from mitochondria, and is associated with myelin deficits and loss of function. Preventing intracellular Ca2+ influx at the acute phase of injury is a potential strategy for limiting these deficits and preserving function. The use of single ion channel inhibitors has had little success in attenuating morphological and functional deficits, potentially due to the many pathways by which calcium can traverse the cell membrane...
June 2017: Discovery Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875346/cftr-supports-cell-death-through-ros-dependent-activation-of-tmem16f-anoctamin-6
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Filipa Simões, Jiraporn Ousingsawat, Podchanart Wanitchakool, Ana Fonseca, Inês Cabrita, Roberta Benedetto, Rainer Schreiber, Karl Kunzelmann
Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is the essential chloride and bicarbonate channel in the apical membrane of epithelial cells. CFTR was also proposed earlier to conduct glutathione (GSH) out of airway epithelial cells to be enriched in the apical airway surface liquid to neutralize reactive oxygen species (ROS). Although earlier studies suggested that release of GSH by wild type (wt) CFTR may lead to an increase in cytosolic ROS, we did not detect different ROS levels in cells expressing wt-CFTR and mutant F508del-CFTR, independent of CFTR-activation or exposure to the ROS donor tert-butyl hydroperoxide...
September 5, 2017: Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28855912/salt-sensitive-signaling-networks-in-the-mediation-of-k-na-homeostasis-gene-expression-in-glycyrrhiza-uralensis-roots
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Tao Lang, Shurong Deng, Nan Zhao, Chen Deng, Yinan Zhang, Yanli Zhang, Huilong Zhang, Gang Sa, Jun Yao, Caiwu Wu, Yanhong Wu, Qun Deng, Shanzhi Lin, Jianxin Xia, Shaoliang Chen
We investigated the effects of salt-sensitive signaling molecules on ionic fluxes and gene expression related to K(+)/Na(+) homeostasis in a perennial herb, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, during short-term NaCl stress (100 mM, 24 h). Salt treatment caused more pronounced Na(+) accumulation in root cells than in leaf cells. Na(+) ions were mostly compartmentalized in vacuoles. Roots exposed to NaCl showed increased levels of extracellular ATP (eATP), cytosolic Ca(2+), H2O2, and NO. Steady-state flux recordings revealed that these salt-sensitive signaling molecules enhanced NaCl-responsive Na(+) efflux, due to the activated Na(+)/H(+) antiport system in the plasma membrane (PM)...
2017: Frontiers in Plant Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28748217/mechanisms-and-applications-of-the-anti-inflammatory-effects-of-photobiomodulation
#10
Michael R Hamblin
Photobiomodulation (PBM) also known as low-level level laser therapy is the use of red and near-infrared light to stimulate healing, relieve pain, and reduce inflammation. The primary chromophores have been identified as cytochrome c oxidase in mitochondria, and calcium ion channels (possibly mediated by light absorption by opsins). Secondary effects of photon absorption include increases in ATP, a brief burst of reactive oxygen species, an increase in nitric oxide, and modulation of calcium levels. Tertiary effects include activation of a wide range of transcription factors leading to improved cell survival, increased proliferation and migration, and new protein synthesis...
2017: AIMS Biophysics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28718507/gene-expression-analyses-reveal-metabolic-specifications-in-acute-o2-sensing-chemoreceptor-cells
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Lin Gao, Victoria Bonilla-Henao, Paula García-Flores, Ignacio Arias-Mayenco, Patricia Ortega-Sáenz, José López-Barneo
KEY POINTS: Glomus cells in the carotid body (CB) and chromaffin cells in the adrenal medulla (AM) are essential for reflex cardiorespiratory adaptation to hypoxia. However, the mechanisms whereby these cells detect changes in O2 tension are poorly understood. The metabolic properties of acute O2 -sensing cells have been investigated by comparing the transcriptomes of CB and AM cells, which are O2 -sensitive, with superior cervical ganglion neurons, which are practically O2 -insensitive...
September 15, 2017: Journal of Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28696294/trpm7-senses-oxidative-stress-to-release-zn-2-from-unique-intracellular-vesicles
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Sunday A Abiria, Grigory Krapivinsky, Rajan Sah, Ana G Santa-Cruz, Dipayan Chaudhuri, Jin Zhang, Pichet Adstamongkonkul, Paul G DeCaen, David E Clapham
TRPM7 (transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily M member 7) regulates gene expression and stress-induced cytotoxicity and is required in early embryogenesis through organ development. Here, we show that the majority of TRPM7 is localized in abundant intracellular vesicles. These vesicles (M7Vs) are distinct from endosomes, lysosomes, and other familiar vesicles or organelles. M7Vs accumulate Zn(2+) in a glutathione-enriched, reduced lumen when cytosolic Zn(2+) concentrations are elevated. Treatments that increase reactive oxygen species (ROS) trigger TRPM7-dependent Zn(2+) release from the vesicles, whereas reduced glutathione prevents TRPM7-dependent cytosolic Zn(2+) influx...
July 25, 2017: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28679281/lipid-mediated-modulation-of-intracellular-ion-channels-and-redox-state-physiopathological-implications
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Marisa Brini, Luigi Leanza, Ildiko Szabo
SIGNIFICANCE: Ion channels play an important role in the regulation of organelle function within the cell, as proven by increasing evidence pointing to a link between altered function of intracellular ion channels and different pathologies ranging from cancer to neurodegenerative diseases, ischemic damage, and lysosomal storage diseases. Recent Advances: A link between these pathologies and redox state as well as lipid homeostasis and ion channel function is in the focus of current research...
September 21, 2017: Antioxidants & Redox Signaling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28641207/ros-and-calcium-signaling-mediated-pathways-involved-in-stress-responses-of-the-marine-microalgae-dunaliella-salina-to-enhanced-uv-b-radiation
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Xinxin Zhang, Xuexi Tang, Ming Wang, Wei Zhang, Bin Zhou, You Wang
UV-B ray has been addressed to trigger common metabolic responses on marine microalgae, however, the upstream events responsible for these changes in marine microalgae are poorly understood. In the present study, a species of marine green microalgae Dunaliella salina was exposed to a series of enhanced UV-B radiation ranging from 0.25 to 1.00 KJ·m(-2) per day. The role of ROS and calcium signaling in the D. salina responses to UV-B was discussed. Results showed that enhanced UV-B radiation markedly decreased the cell density in a dose-dependent manner, but the contents of protein and glycerol that were essential for cell growth increased...
August 2017: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28640632/gut-microbiota-nitric-oxide-and-microglia-as-prerequisites-for-neurodegenerative-disorders
#15
Joyce K Y Tse
Regulating fluctuating endogenous nitric oxide (NO) levels is necessary for proper physiological functions. Aberrant NO pathways are implicated in a number of neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease. The mechanism of NO in oxidative and nitrosative stress with pathological consequences involves reactions with reactive oxygen species (e.g., superoxide) to form the highly reactive peroxynitrite, hydrogen peroxide, hypochloride ions and hydroxyl radical. NO levels are typically regulated by endogenous nitric oxide synthases (NOS), and inflammatory iNOS is implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, in which elevated NO mediates axonal degeneration and activates cyclooxygenases to provoke neuroinflammation...
July 19, 2017: ACS Chemical Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582391/all-atom-nmda-receptor-transmembrane-domain-model-development-and-simulations-in-lipid-bilayers-and-water
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Samaneh Mesbahi-Vasey, Lea Veras, Michael Yonkunas, Jon W Johnson, Maria G Kurnikova
N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) are members of the ionotropic glutamate receptor family that mediate excitatory synaptic transmission in the central nervous system. The channels of NMDARs are permeable to Ca2+ but blocked by Mg2+, distinctive properties that underlie essential brain processes such as induction of synaptic plasticity. However, due to limited structural information about the NMDAR transmembrane ion channel forming domain, the mechanism of divalent cation permeation and block is understood poorly...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569571/curcumin-inhibits-oxidative-stress-induced-trpm2-channel-activation-calcium-ion-entry-and-apoptosis-values-in-sh-sy5y-neuroblastoma-cells-involvement-of-transfection-procedure
#17
Ahmi Öz, Ömer Çelik
Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels are mostly Ca(2+) permeable cation channels. Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin-like 2 (TRPM2) is expressed in neurological tissues such as brain, dorsal root ganglia (DRG) neurons, hippocampus and also liver, heart and kidney. The SH-SY5Y cells are mostly used as a cellular model of neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Curcumin, shows phenolic structure, synthesized by Curcuma longa L. (turmeric), has powerful non-enzymatically antioxidant effects compared with Vitamin E...
May 2016: Molecular Membrane Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28558483/hydrogen-sulfide-and-polysulfide-signaling
#18
Hideo Kimura
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been demonstrated to have physiological roles such as neuromodulation, vascular tone regulation, cytoprotection, oxygen sensing, inflammatory regulation, and cell growth. Recently, hydrogen polysulfides (H2Sn) have been found to be produced by 3-mercaptopyruvate sulfurtransferase and to regulate the activity of ion channels, tumor suppressers, and protein kinases. Furthermore, some of the effects previously reported to be mediated by H2S are now ascribed to H2Sn. Cysteine persulfide and cysteine polysulfide may also be involved in cellular redox regulation...
June 27, 2017: Antioxidants & Redox Signaling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545724/the-role-of-ca-2-in-cell-death-caused-by-oxidative-glutamate-toxicity-and-ferroptosis
#19
REVIEW
Pamela Maher, Klaus van Leyen, Partha Narayan Dey, Birgit Honrath, Amalia Dolga, Axel Methner
Ca(2+) ions play a fundamental role in cell death mediated by oxidative glutamate toxicity or oxytosis, a form of programmed cell death similar and possibly identical to other forms of cell death like ferroptosis. Ca(2+) influx from the extracellular space occurs late in a cascade characterized by depletion of the intracellular antioxidant glutathione, increases in cytosolic reactive oxygen species and mitochondrial dysfunction. Here, we aim to compare oxidative glutamate toxicity with ferroptosis, address the signaling pathways that culminate in Ca(2+) influx and cell death and discuss the proteins that mediate this...
May 12, 2017: Cell Calcium
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28458673/inflammatory-responses-regulating-alveolar-ion-transport-during-pulmonary-infections
#20
REVIEW
Christin Peteranderl, Jacob I Sznajder, Susanne Herold, Emilia Lecuona
The respiratory epithelium is lined by a tightly balanced fluid layer that allows normal O2 and CO2 exchange and maintains surface tension and host defense. To maintain alveolar fluid homeostasis, both the integrity of the alveolar-capillary barrier and the expression of epithelial ion channels and pumps are necessary to establish a vectorial ion gradient. However, during pulmonary infection, auto- and/or paracrine-acting mediators induce pathophysiological changes of the alveolar-capillary barrier, altered expression of epithelial Na,K-ATPase and of epithelial ion channels including epithelial sodium channel and cystic fibrosis membrane conductance regulator, leading to the accumulation of edema and impaired alveolar fluid clearance...
2017: Frontiers in Immunology
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