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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775892/microrna-135a-inhibits-cardiac-fibrosis-induced-by-isoproterenol-via-trpm7-channel
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Yan Wu, Yonghui Liu, Yitong Pan, Chunxiao Lu, Haonan Xu, Xiaozhi Wang, Tingting Liu, Kai Feng, Yiqun Tang
BACKGROUND: Cardiac fibrosis is a crucial factor of heart failure. It has been reported that several microRNAs (miRNAs, miRs) were involved in cardiac fibrosis, however, the role and possible regulatory mechanism of microRNA-135a (miR-135a) in cardiac fibrosis have not been investigated. Here, we explored the regulation mechanism of miR-135a on cardiac fibrosis. METHODS AND RESULTS: In vitro, cardiac fibroblasts (CFs) from neonatal rats were treated by isoproterenol (ISO) at the final concentration of 10 μM for 24 h and miR-135a expression was decreased obviously...
May 15, 2018: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775643/myocardial-infarction-induced-hippocampal-microtubule-damage-by-cardiac-originating-microrna-1-in-mice
#2
Lin-Lin Sun, Ming-Jing Duan, Ji-Chao Ma, Ling Xu, Meng Mao, Das Biddyut, Qin Wang, Chao Yang, Shuai Zhang, Yi Xu, Lin Yang, You Tian, Ying Liu, Sheng-Nan Xia, Ke-Xin Li, Zhuo Jin, Qiaojie Xiong, Jing Ai
Cardiovascular diseases are risk factors for dementia, but the mechanisms remain elusive. Here, we report that myocardial infarction (MI) generated by the ligation of the left coronary artery (LCA) could lead to increased miR-1 levels in the hippocampus and blood with neuronal microtubule damage and decreased TPPP/p25 protein expression in the hippocampus. These changes could be prevented by a knockdown of miR-1 using hippocampal stereotaxic injections of anti-miR-1 oligonucleotide fragments carried by a lentivirus vector (lenti-pre-AMO-miR-1)...
May 15, 2018: Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775473/na-k-atpase-signaling-mediates-mir-29b-3p-regulation-and-cardiac-fibrosis-formation-in-mice-with-chronic-kidney-disease
#3
Christopher A Drummond, Xiaoming Fan, Steven T Haller, David J Kennedy, Jiang Liu, Jiang Tian
The Na/K-ATPase is an important membrane ion transporter and a signaling receptor that is essential for maintaining normal cell function. The current study examined the role of Na/K-ATPase signaling in regulating miR-29b-3p, an anti-fibrotic microRNA, in a mouse chronic kidney disease (CKD) model (5/6th partial nephrectomy or PNx). The results showed that CKD induced significant reduction of miR-29b-3p expression in the heart tissue by activation of Src and NFκB signaling in these animals. To demonstrate the role of Na/K-ATPase signaling, we also performed the PNx surgery on Na/K-ATPase α1 heterozygous (α1+/-) mice, which expresses ~40% less Na/K-ATPase α1 compared to their wild type littermates (WT) and exhibits deficiency in Na/K-ATPase signaling...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775428/the-involvement-of-human-monogenic-cardiomyopathy-genes-in-experimental-polygenic-cardiac-hypertrophy
#4
Priscilla R Prestes, Francine Z Marques, Guillermo Lopez-Campos, Paul Lewandowski, Lea M D Delbridge, Fadi J Charchar, Stephen B Harrap
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy thickens heart muscles reducing functionality and increasing risk of cardiac disease and morbidity. Genetic factors are involved, but their contribution is poorly understood. We used the hypertrophic heart rat (HHR), a unique normotensive polygenic model of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure to investigate the role of genes associated with monogenic human cardiomyopathy. We selected 42 genes involved in monogenic human cardiomyopathies to study: 1) DNA variants, by sequencing the whole-genome of 13-week old HHR and age-matched normal heart rat (NHR), its genetic control strain; 2) mRNA expression, by targeted RNA-sequencing in left ventricles of HHR and NHR at five ages (2-days old, 4-, 13-, 33- and 50-weeks old) compared to human idiopathic dilated data; and 3) microRNA expression, with rat microRNA microarrays in left ventricles of 2-days old HHR and age-matched NHR...
May 18, 2018: Physiological Genomics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774121/mir-33-promotes-myocardial-fibrosis-by-inhibiting-mmp16-and-stimulating-p38-mapk-signaling
#5
Zhen Chen, Hua-Sheng Ding, Xin Guo, Jing-Jing Shen, Di Fan, Yan Huang, Cong-Xin Huang
Myocardial fibrosis occurs in the late stages of many cardiovascular diseases, and appears to be stimulated by various microRNAs (miRNAs). We previously found that miR-33 may stimulate cardiac remodeling. Here, we examined the involvement of miR-33 in myocardial fibrosis. Proximal left coronary descending artery occlusion was performed in rat, and antagomiR-33a was injected. Primary cardiac fibroblasts were cultured and transfected with miR-33a mimics and inhibitors. miR-33a levels were increased in the rat after surgery, and collagen deposition and heart fibrosis were observed in vivo ...
April 24, 2018: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29767235/inhibition-of-microrna%C3%A2-16-protects-mesenchymal-stem-cells-against-apoptosis
#6
Jiang Rui, Shaohong Fang, Yongchen Wang, Bo Lv, Bo Yu, Shufeng Li
Bone marrow‑derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM‑MSCs) have been used in experimental research and clinical trials for heart function restoration and cardiomyocyte regeneration. However, due to a hostile microenvironment created by ischemia, hypoxia and pro‑inflammatory factors, the survival rate of implanted BM‑MSCs remains low. Therefore, strategies that can promote BM‑MSC survival and prevent apoptosis are required. Previous studies have reported that microRNA‑16 (miR‑16) can inhibit cell proliferation by targeting several proteins and signal pathway, not only by inducing apoptosis...
May 11, 2018: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29765562/a-myriad-of-roles-of-mir-25-in-health-and-disease
#7
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Márta Sárközy, Zsuzsanna Kahán, Tamás Csont
Small non-coding RNAs including microRNAs (miRNAs) have been recently recognized as important regulators of gene expression. MicroRNAs play myriads of roles in physiological processes as well as in the pathogenesis of a number of diseases by translational repression or mRNA destabilization of numerous target genes. The miR-106b-25 cluster is highly conserved in vertebrates and consists of three members including miR-106b, miR-93 and miR-25. MiR-106b and miR-93 share the same seed sequences; however, miR-25 has only a similar seed sequence resulting in different predicted target mRNAs...
April 20, 2018: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762054/altered-sarco-endo-plasmic-reticulum-calcium-adenosine-triphosphatase-2a-content-targets-for-heart-failure-therapy
#8
Gang Liu, Si Qi Li, Ping Ping Hu, Xiao Yong Tong
Sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum calcium adenosine triphosphatase is responsible for transporting cytosolic calcium into the sarcoplasmic reticulum and endoplasmic reticulum to maintain calcium homeostasis. Sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum calcium adenosine triphosphatase is the dominant isoform expressed in cardiac tissue, which is regulated by endogenous protein inhibitors, post-translational modifications, hormones as well as microRNAs. Dysfunction of sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum calcium adenosine triphosphatase is associated with heart failure, which makes sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum calcium adenosine triphosphatase a promising target for heart failure therapy...
May 1, 2018: Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747050/long-non-coding-rna-chrf-facilitates-cardiac-hypertrophy-through-regulating-akt3-via-mir-93
#9
Yang Wo, Jie Guo, Peihui Li, Hongxia Yang, Jinshan Wo
BACKGROUND: Non-coding RNAs, including long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and microRNAs (miRNAs), have been demonstrated as central mediators in cardiac hypertrophy responses. LncRNA cardiac hypertrophy related factor (CHRF) has been reported to be implicated in cardiac hypertrophy. However, the underlying mechanisms of CHRF have not been thoroughly elucidated. METHODS: Expressions of CHRF and microRNA-93 (miR-93) in heart tissues and cardiomyocytes were detected by RT-qPCR assay...
April 11, 2018: Cardiovascular Pathology: the Official Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29746994/shenfu-formula-reduces-cardiomyocyte-apoptosis-in-heart-failure-rats-by-regulating-micrornas
#10
Xu Yan, Hongjin Wu, Jianxun Ren, Yuna Liu, Shengqi Wang, Jiyuan Yang, Shuyan Qin, Delin Wu
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Shenfu decoction consists of the water extract from the dried root or rootstalk of Panax ginseng C. A. Mey (Asian ginseng) and the lateral root of Aconitum carmichaeli Debx (Fuzi, Heishunpian in Chinese). Shenfu Formula has been used as a folk Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Recent studies have shown that Shenfu injection can enhance cardiac function and regulate arrhythmia. AIM OF THE STUDY: Shenfu Formula plays an important role in the treatment of heart failure...
May 7, 2018: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740073/stress-associated-changes-in-salivary-micrornas-can-be-detected-in-response-to-the-trier-social-stress-test-an-exploratory-study
#11
Conrad Wiegand, Peter Heusser, Claudia Klinger, Dirk Cysarz, Arndt Büssing, Thomas Ostermann, Andreas Savelsbergh
Stress is an important co-factor for the genesis and maintenance of many diseases and is known to have an effect on gene expression via epigenetic regulation. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) appear to function as one of the key factors of this regulation. This is the first study to investigate the response of 11 stress-associated miRNAs in human saliva - as a non-invasive source - in an experimental condition of acute psychological stress, and also their correlation with established psychological (subjective stress perception), physiological (heart rate and heart rate variability) and biochemical stress parameters (salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase)...
May 8, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29734266/noncoding-rnas-in-calcific-aortic-valve-disease-a-review-of-recent-studies
#12
Wen-Juan Ni, Ying-Zhong Wu, Dong-Hong Ma, Xiao-Min Leng
Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is the most common heart valve disorder in human populations. Nevertheless, there are presently no effective means for its prevention and treatment. It is therefore critical to comprehensively define key mechanisms of the disease. A major focus of cardiovascular research has been characterization of how regulation of gene expression maintains healthy physiologic status of the component tissues of the system and how derangements of gene regulation may become pathological...
May 2018: Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29734191/expression-profiling-of-circular-rnas-and-micrornas-in-heart-tissue-of-mice-with-alcoholic-cardiomyopathy
#13
Yuqiao Yang, Hongmei Chen, Nina Ding, Shuo Wang, Zhantao Duan, Yochai Birnbaum, Yumei Ye, Jinqiao Qian
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Chronic heavy alcohol consumption may result in alcoholic cardiomyopathy. This study was designed to screen differentially expressed microRNAs and circular RNAs in heart tissue of mice with alcoholic cardiomyopathy to reveal the underlying molecular mechanism. METHODS: Having established a murine alcoholic cardiomyopathy model, we screened differentially expressed microRNAs and circular RNAs in three heart samples from the alcohol-treated and control groups by high-throughput microarray analysis...
May 3, 2018: Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733819/mitochondrial-proteome-disruption-in-the-diabetic-heart-through-targeted-epigenetic-regulation-at-the-mitochondrial-heat-shock-protein-70-mthsp70-nuclear-locus
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Danielle L Shepherd, Quincy A Hathaway, Cody E Nichols, Andrya J Durr, Mark V Pinti, Kristen M Hughes, Amina Kunovac, Seth M Stine, John M Hollander
>99% of the mitochondrial proteome is nuclear-encoded. The mitochondrion relies on a coordinated multi-complex process for nuclear genome-encoded mitochondrial protein import. Mitochondrial heat shock protein 70 (mtHsp70) is a key component of this process and a central constituent of the protein import motor. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) disrupts mitochondrial proteomic signature which is associated with decreased protein import efficiency. The goal of this study was to manipulate the mitochondrial protein import process through targeted restoration of mtHsp70, in an effort to restore proteomic signature and mitochondrial function in the T2DM heart...
May 4, 2018: Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733818/translational-regulation-by-mir-301b-upregulates-amp-deaminase-in-diabetic-hearts
#15
Yuki Tatekoshi, Masaya Tanno, Hidemichi Kouzu, Koki Abe, Takayuki Miki, Atsushi Kuno, Toshiyuki Yano, Satoko Ishikawa, Wataru Ohwada, Tatsuya Sato, Takeshi Niinuma, Hiromu Suzuki, Tetsuji Miura
AMP deaminase (AMPD) plays a crucial role in adenine nucleotide metabolism. Recently we found that upregulated AMPD activity is associated with ATP depletion and contractile dysfunction under the condition of pressure overloading in the heart of a rat model of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), OLETF. Here we examined the mechanism of AMPD upregulation by T2DM. The protein level of 90-kDa full-length AMPD3 was increased in whole myocardial lysates by 55% in OLETF compared to those in LETO, a non-diabetic control...
May 4, 2018: Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29729419/potential-role-for-microrna-in-regulating-hypoxia-induced-metabolic-suppression-in-the-jumbo-squid
#16
Hanane Hadj-Moussa, Samantha M Logan, Brad A Seibel, Kenneth B Storey
At night, Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) rise to the ocean's surface to feed, but come morning, they descend into the ocean's oxygen minimum zone where they can avoid predators but must deal with severe hypoxia, high pressure, and very cold water. To survive this extreme environment, squid use various adaptations to enter a hypometabolic state characterized by metabolic rate suppression by 35-52%, relative to normoxic conditions. The molecular mechanisms facilitating this metabolic flexibility have yet to be elucidated in hypometabolic squid...
May 2, 2018: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29728596/microrna-143-modulates-the-expression-of-natriuretic-peptide-receptor-3-in-cardiac-cells
#17
Juan Wang, Kai Sing Tong, Lee Lee Wong, Oi-Wah Liew, Divya Raghuram, Arthur Mark Richards, Yei-Tsung Chen
Natriuretic Peptide Receptor 3 (NPR3), the clearance receptor for extracellular bio-active natriuretic peptides (NPs), plays important roles in the homeostasis of body fluid volume and vascular tone. Using luciferase reporter and antagomir-based silencing assays, we demonstrated that the expression of NPR3 could be modulated by microRNA-143 (miR-143-3p), a microRNA species with up-regulated circulating concentrations in clinical heart failure. The regulatory effect of miR-143 on NPR3 expression was further evidenced by the reciprocal relationship between miR-143 and NPR3 levels observed in hypoxia-treated human cardiac cells and in left ventricular tissue from rats undergoing experimental myocardial infarction...
May 4, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29727715/microrna-326-aggravates-acute-lung-injury-in-septic-shock-by-mediating-the-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-signaling-pathway
#18
Chun-Ting Wu, Yan Huang, Zhen-Ye Pei, Xi Xin, Guang-Fa Zhu
Previously, several previous studies have demonstrated that the activation of the nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-κB) signaling pathway contributes to the development of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced acute lung injury (ALI) as well as an inflammatory reaction, and its inhibition may provide future therapeutic values. Thereby, this currents study aims to explore the effects of miR-326 on inflammatory response and ALI in mice with septic shock via the NF-κB signaling pathway. The study included normal mice and LPS-induced mouse models of septic shock with ALI...
May 1, 2018: International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29723239/analysis-of-the-microrna-signature-in-left-atrium-from-patients-with-valvular-heart-disease-reveals-their-implications-in-atrial-fibrillation
#19
Rosa Doñate Puertas, Audrey Jalabert, Emmanuelle Meugnier, Vanessa Euthine, Philippe Chevalier, Sophie Rome
BACKGROUND: Among the potential factors which may contribute to the development and perpetuation of atrial fibrillation, dysregulation of miRNAs has been suggested. Thus in this study, we have quantified the basal expressions of 662 mature human miRNAs in left atrium (LA) from patients undergoing cardiac surgery for valve repair, suffering or not from atrial fibrillation (AF) by using TaqMan® Low Density arrays (v2.0). RESULTS: Among the 299 miRNAs expressed in all patients, 42 miRNAs had altered basal expressions in patients with AF...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721099/microrna-378-suppresses-myocardial-fibrosis-through-a-paracrine-mechanism-at-the-early-stage-of-cardiac-hypertrophy-following-mechanical-stress
#20
Jie Yuan, Haibo Liu, Wei Gao, Li Zhang, Yong Ye, Lingyan Yuan, Zhiwen Ding, Jian Wu, Le Kang, Xiaoyi Zhang, Xiaoyan Wang, Guoping Zhang, Hui Gong, Aijun Sun, Xiangdong Yang, Ruizhen Chen, Zhaoqiang Cui, Junbo Ge, Yunzeng Zou
Rationale : Excessive myocardial fibrosis is the main pathological process in the development of cardiac remodeling and heart failure; therefore, it is important to prevent excessive myocardial fibrosis. We determined that microRNA-378 (miR-378) is cardiac-enriched and highly repressed during cardiac remodeling. We therefore proposed that miR-378 has a critical role in regulation of cardiac fibrosis, and examined the effects of miR-378 on cardiac fibrosis after mechanical stress. Methods: Mechanical stress was respectively imposed on mice through a transverse aortic constriction (TAC) procedure and on cardiac fibroblasts by stretching silicon dishes...
2018: Theranostics
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