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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28090279/association-of-atp-binding-cassette-transporter-a1-abca1-565-c-t-gene-polymorphism-with-hypoalphalipoproteinemia-and-serum-lipids-il-6-and-crp-levels
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Mohammad Mahdi Babashamsi, Sohrab Halalkhor, Hamid Moradi Firouzjah, Hadi Parsian, Seyed Farzad Jalali, Mohammad Babashamsi
BACKGROUND: ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) is a membrane integral protein which plays a vital role in High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) metabolism and exerts a protective effect against Hypoalphalipoproteinemia (HA) by mediation of rate-limiting step in HDL biogenesis. In addition, this protein possesses anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting the production of some inflammatory cytokines in macrophages. This study investigated the association of ABCA1-565 C/T gene polymorphism with HA and serum lipids, IL-6 and CRP levels...
January 2017: Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28069546/g004-a-synthetic-sulfonylurea-compound-exerts-anti-atherosclerosis-effects-by-targeting-sirt1-in-apoe-mice
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Lifen Qian, Lingman Ma, Guanzhong Wu, Qian Yu, Huisheng Lin, Qidi Ying, Dan Wen, Cong Gao
Atherosclerosis attracts increasing global attention because of its morbidity and mortality. G004, as a synthetic sulfonylurea compound, has been confirmed to have anti-hyperglycaemia, anti-platelet and anti-thrombus effects. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether G004 suppress the onset and development of atherosclerosis and illuminate its probable mechanism of action. ApoE(-/-) mice that were fed a high-fat diet were randomly divided into five groups by weight; subsequently, they were treated with vehicle, G004, at different doses or atorvastatin once daily for 12weeks...
January 6, 2017: Vascular Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28062666/cyclodextrin-has-conflicting-actions-on-autophagy-flux-in-vivo-in-brains-of-normal-and-alzheimer-model-mice
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Dun-Sheng Yang, Philip Stavrides, Asok Kumar, Ying Jiang, Panaiyur S Mohan, Masuo Ohno, Kostantin Dobrenis, Cristin D Davidson, Mitsuo Saito, Monika Pawlik, Chunfeng Huo, Steven U Walkley, Ralph A Nixon
2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (CYCLO), a modifier of cholesterol efflux from cellular membrane and endo-lysosomal compartments, reduces lysosomal lipid accumulations and has therapeutic effects in animal models of Niemann-Pick disease type C and several other neurodegenerative states. Here, we investigated CYCLO effects on autophagy in wild-type mice and TgCRND8 mice - an Alzheimer's Disease (AD) model exhibiting β-amyloidosis, neuronal autophagy deficits leading to protein and lipid accumulation within greatly enlarged autolysosomes...
January 5, 2017: Human Molecular Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28038938/regulation-of-the-expression-of-lxr-in-rat-hypothalamic-and-hippocampal-explants
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María Sol Kruse, Lucas Gabriel Suarez, Héctor Coirini
Liver X receptors (LXR) are important transcription factors involved in the regulation of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and are expressed in different brain areas. Recently we described that LXR expression in the hypothalamus is sensitive to serum levels of lipids and carbohydrates. Here, we further characterized the effects of glucose, insulin, cholesterol and cholic acid on the expression of LXRα and LXRβ in hypothalamus and hippocampus explants as in vitro models. The LXR activation products, GLUT2 and ABCA1, were also analyzed by Western blot...
December 27, 2016: Neuroscience Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28034800/effects-of-tetramethylpyrazine-from-chinese-black-vinegar-on-antioxidant-and-hypolipidemia-activities-in-hepg2-cells
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Jicheng Chen, Jingjing Tian, Huifang Ge, Ruihai Liu, Jianbo Xiao
Tetramethylpyrazine is a bioactive compound found in Chinese black vinegar. This work is to investigate the potential effects of tetramethylpyrazine on intracellular cholesterol modulation in HepG2 cells. The results demonstrated that tetramethylpyrazine can induce intracellular cholesterol efflux. Tetramethylpyrazine may also improve endothelial function through its antioxidant effects by inhibiting reactive oxygen species levels and increasing the antioxidant enzymes superoxide dismutase and catalase. Tetramethylpyrazine increased liver X receptor and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gene expression in HepG2 cells...
December 26, 2016: Food and Chemical Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031107/-overexpression-of-nhe1-suppresses-abca1-protein-expression-via-increasing-calpain-activity-in-raw264-7-cells
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Xiangang Mo, Lan Wang, Jing Guo, Wei Hong, Shiqi Long, Li Zhang, Ning Xiang, Juan Yang
Objective To investigate the effect of over-expressed Na(+)/H(+) exchanger 1 (NHE1) on the protein expression of adenosine three phosphate binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) in RAW264.7 cells. Methods RAW264.7 cells were infected with the adenoviral vector encoding NHE1-EGFP (AdNHE1). The infected RAW264.7 cells were subjected to Western blot analysis for NHE1-EGFP fusion protein. The subcellular localization of NHE1-EGFP fusion protein was observed by confocal laser scanning microscopy. NHE1 activity was measured by the method of pH recovery in response to an acute acid pulse...
January 2017: Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028299/gene-expression-in-obstetric-antiphospholipid-syndrome-a-systematic-review
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M Muhammad Aliff, S Muhammad Shazwan, M M Nur Fariha, A R Hayati, A R Nur Syahrina, M Maizatul Azma, A H Nazefah, S Jameela, A A Asral Wirda
BACKGROUND: Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a multisystem disease that may present as venous or arterial thrombosis and/or pregnancy complications with the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies. Until today, heterogeneity of pathogenic mechanism fits well with various clinical manifestations. Moreover, previous studies have indicated that genes are differentially expressed between normal and in the disease state. Hence, this study systematically searched the literature on human gene expression that was differentially expressed in Obstetric APS...
December 2016: Malaysian Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028143/abca1-apoe-hdl-pathway-mediates-gw3965-induced-neurorestoration-after-stroke
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Xu Cui, Michael Chopp, Zhenggang Zhang, Rongwen Li, Alex Zacharek, Julie Landschoot-Ward, Poornima Venkat, Jieli Chen
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) is a major reverse cholesterol transporter and plays critical role in the formation of brain high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) is the most abundant apolipoprotein and transports cholesterol into cells in brain. ABCA1 and ApoE are upregulated by liver-X receptors. Activation of liver-X receptors has neurorestorative benefit for stroke. The current study investigates whether ABCA1/ApoE/HDL pathway mediates GW3965, a synthetic dual liver-X receptor agonist, induced neurorestoration after stroke...
December 27, 2016: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28019039/integration-of-gene-expression-and-methylation-to-unravel-biological-networks-in-glioblastoma-patients
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Francesco Gadaleta, Kyrylo Bessonov, Kristel Van Steen
The vast amount of heterogeneous omics data, encompassing a broad range of biomolecular information, requires novel methods of analysis, including those that integrate the available levels of information. In this work, we describe Regression2Net, a computational approach that is able to integrate gene expression and genomic or methylation data in two steps. First, penalized regressions are used to build Expression-Expression (EEnet) and Expression-Genomic or Expression-Methylation (EMnet) networks. Second, network theory is used to highlight important communities of genes...
December 26, 2016: Genetic Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28011133/regulation-of-liver-x-receptor-target-genes-by-22-functionalized-oxysterols-synthesis-in-silico-and-in-vitro-evaluations
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Elvar Örn Viktorsson, Mari Gabrielsen, Nugalya Kumarachandran, Ingebrigt Sylte, Pål Rongved, Ove Alexander Høgmoen Åstrand, Eili Tranheim Kase
The endogenous oxysterol 22(R)-hydroxycholesterol (22RHC, 1) is an LXR agonist which upregulates genes of critical involvement in human cholesterol- and lipid metabolism. In contrast, its synthetic epimer 22(S)-hydroxycholesterol (22SHC, 8) has shown specific antagonistic effects in recent studies, avoiding unwanted side effects provided by potent LXR agonists. In terms of LXR modulation, the aim of this study was to compare 22SHC (8), 22RHC (1) and synthesized ligands with keto- and amide functionality in the 22nd position of the cholesterol scaffold...
December 21, 2016: Steroids
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005078/hypericin-mediated-sonodynamic-therapy-induces-autophagy-and-decreases-lipids-in-thp-1-macrophage-by-promoting-ros-dependent-nuclear-translocation-of-tfeb
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Xuesong Li, Xin Zhang, Longbin Zheng, Jiayuan Kou, Zhaoyu Zhong, Yueqing Jiang, Wei Wang, Zengxiang Dong, Zhongni Liu, Xiaobo Han, Jing Li, Ye Tian, Yajun Zhao, Liming Yang
Lipid catabolism disorder is the primary cause of atherosclerosis. Transcription factor EB (TFEB) prevents atherosclerosis by activating macrophage autophagy to promote lipid degradation. Hypericin-mediated sonodynamic therapy (HY-SDT) has been proved non-invasively inducing THP-1-derived macrophage apoptosis; however, it is unknown whether macrophage autophagy could be triggered by HY-SDT to influence cellular lipid catabolism via regulating TFEB. Here, we report that HY-SDT resulted in the time-dependent THP-1-derived macrophage autophagy activation through AMPK/AKT/mTOR pathway...
December 22, 2016: Cell Death & Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003382/mek1-2-inhibition-promotes-macrophage-reparative-properties
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Matthew E Long, William E Eddy, Ke-Qin Gong, Lara L Lovelace-Macon, Ryan S McMahan, Jean Charron, W Conrad Liles, Anne M Manicone
Macrophages have important functional roles in regulating the timely promotion and resolution of inflammation. Although many of the intracellular signaling pathways involved in the proinflammatory responses of macrophages are well characterized, the components that regulate macrophage reparative properties are less well understood. We identified the MEK1/2 pathway as a key regulator of macrophage reparative properties. Pharmacological inhibition of the MEK1/2 pathway by a MEK1/2 inhibitor (MEKi) significantly increased expression of IL-4/IL-13 (M2)-responsive genes in murine bone marrow-derived and alveolar macrophages...
January 15, 2017: Journal of Immunology: Official Journal of the American Association of Immunologists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002023/valproic-acid-vpa-enhances-cisplatin-sensitivity-of-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-cells-via-hdac2-mediated-down-regulation-of-abca1
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Jian-Hui Chen, Yu-Long Zheng, Chuan-Qin Xu, Li-Zhi Gu, Zong-Li Ding, Ling Qin, Yi Wang, Ran Fu, Yu-Feng Wan, Cheng-Ping Hu
Valproic acid (VPA) has been suggested to be a histone deacetylase inhibitor (HDACI). Our present study revealed that VPA at 1 mM, which had no effect on cell proliferation, can significantly increase the sensitivity of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells to cisplatin (DDP). VPA treatment markedly decreased the mRNA and protein levels of ABCA1, while had no significant effect on ABCA3, ABCA7 or ABCB10. Luciferase reporter assays showed that VPA can decrease the ABCA1 promoter activity in both A549 and H358 cells...
December 20, 2016: Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27996196/reverse-translational-study-of-fenofibrate-s-observed-effects-in-diabetes-associated-retinopathy
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R A Farris, E T Price
Clinical trials suggest that fenofibrate reduces the progression of retinopathies in patients with type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, patients with retinopathies have elevated levels of inflammatory chemokines and dysfunctional retinal angiogenesis. Therefore, we investigated the effects of fenofibrate on the production of inflammatory chemokines and genes associated with angiogenesis. Retinal pigment epithelial cells (RPECs) were cultured with IL-1β and fenofibrate ranging from 1-50 μM. ENA-78, IL-8, and RANTES were measured in cell culture by ELISA...
December 20, 2016: Clinical and Translational Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994765/discovery-of-highly-potent-liver-x-receptor-%C3%AE-agonists
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Ellen K Kick, Brett B Busch, Richard Martin, William C Stevens, Venkataiah Bollu, Yinong Xie, Brant C Boren, Michael C Nyman, Max H Nanao, Lam Nguyen, Artur Plonowski, Ira G Schulman, Grace Yan, Huiping Zhang, Xiaoping Hou, Meriah N Valente, Rangaraj Narayanan, Kamelia Behnia, A David Rodrigues, Barry Brock, James Smalley, Glenn H Cantor, John Lupisella, Paul Sleph, Denise Grimm, Jacek Ostrowski, Ruth R Wexler, Todd Kirchgessner, Raju Mohan
Introducing a uniquely substituted phenyl sulfone into a series of biphenyl imidazole liver X receptor (LXR) agonists afforded a dramatic potency improvement for induction of ATP binding cassette transporters, ABCA1 and ABCG1, in human whole blood. The agonist series demonstrated robust LXRβ activity (>70%) with low partial LXRα agonist activity (<25%) in cell assays, providing a window between desired blood cell ABCG1 gene induction in cynomolgus monkeys and modest elevation of plasma triglycerides for agonist 15...
December 8, 2016: ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27992526/3-utr-polymorphism-in-acsl1-gene-correlates-with-expression-levels-and-poor-clinical-outcome-in-colon-cancer-patients
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Teodoro Vargas, Juan Moreno-Rubio, Jesús Herranz, Paloma Cejas, Susana Molina, Marta Mendiola, Emilio Burgos, Ana B Custodio, María De Miguel, Roberto Martín-Hernández, Guillermo Reglero, Jaime Feliu, Ana Ramírez de Molina
Strong evidence suggests that lipid metabolism (LM) has an essential role in tumor growth to support special energetic and structural requirements of tumor cells. Recently, overexpression of LM-related genes, apolipoproteins related to metabolic syndrome, and ACSL/SCD network involved in fatty acid activation have been proposed as prognostic markers of colon cancer (CC). Furthermore, activation of this latter lipid network has been recently demonstrated to confer invasive and stem cell properties to tumor cells promoting tumor aggressiveness and patient relapse...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27990182/effect-of-atp-binding-cassette-transporter-a1-abca1-gene-polymorphisms-on-plasma-lipid-variables-and-common-demographic-parameters-in-greek-nurses
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Vana Kolovou, Apostolia Marvaki, Maria Boutsikou, Georgios Vasilopoulos, Dimitrios Degiannis, Christina Marvaki, Genovefa Kolovou
OBJECTIVE: The present study is on line with our previous studies evaluating the influence of ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) gene polymorphisms on the lipid variables of Greek student-nurses. The current study was undertaken to (1) estimate the influence of variant(s) such as rs2066715 (V825I), R219K, R1587K, I883M of ABCA1 gene on lipid variables and (2) evaluate the effect of all four ABCA1 polymorphisms on common demographic parameters. METHODS: The study population involved 432 unrelated nurses (86 men) who were genotyped for ABCA1 polymorphisms and correlated according to lipid variables [total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TGs), high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and apolipoprotein (apo) A] and demographic parameters (age, gender, BMI, waist circumference)...
2016: Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27989886/intracoronary-imaging-cholesterol-efflux-and-transcriptomes-after-intensive-statin-treatment-the-yellow-ii-study
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Annapoorna S Kini, Yuliya Vengrenyuk, Khader Shameer, Akiko Maehara, Meerarani Purushothaman, Takahiro Yoshimura, Mitsuaki Matsumura, Melissa Aquino, Nezam Haider, Kipp W Johnson, Ben Readhead, Brian A Kidd, Jonathan E Feig, Prakash Krishnan, Joseph Sweeny, Milind Mahajan, Pedro Moreno, Roxana Mehran, Jason C Kovacic, Usman Baber, Joel T Dudley, Jagat Narula, Samin Sharma
BACKGROUND: Despite the extensive evidence for the beneficial effects of statins on clinical outcomes, the mechanisms underlying these effects in remain elusive. OBJECTIVES: To assess the changes in plaque morphology by intravascular imaging with a comprehensive evaluation of cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC) and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) transcriptomics in patients receiving high-dose statin therapy. METHODS: In a prospective study, 85 patients with stable multivessel coronary artery disease underwent percutaneous coronary intervention for a culprit lesion followed by intracoronary multi-modality imaging including optical coherence tomography (OCT) of an obstructive non-culprit lesion (NCL)...
October 27, 2016: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981573/a-genome-wide-association-study-identifies-novel-genetic-loci-that-modify-antiplatelet-effects-and-pharmacokinetics-of-clopidogrel
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Wan-Ping Zhong, Hong Wu, Ji-Yan Chen, Xin-Xin Li, Hao-Ming Lin, Bin Zhang, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Dun-Liang Ma, Shuo Sun, Han-Ping Li, Li-Ping Mai, Guo-Dong He, Xi-Pei Wang, He-Ping Lei, Huang-Kai Zhou, Lan Tang, Shu-Wen Liu, Shi-Long Zhong
Genetic variants in the pharmacokinetic (PK) mechanism are the main underlying factors effecting the antiplatelet response to clopidogrel. Using a genome-wide association study to identify new genetic loci that modify antiplatelet effects in Chinese patients with coronary heart disease, we identified novel variants in two transporter genes (SLC14A2 rs12456693, ABCA1 rs2487032) and in N6AMT1 (rs2254638) associated with P2Y12 reaction unit (PRU) and plasma active metabolite (H4) concentration. These new variants dramatically improved the predictability of PRU variability to 37...
December 16, 2016: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27980243/analysis-of-serum-cholesterol-efflux-capacity-in-a-minipig-model-of-nonischemic-heart-failure
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Federico Bigazzi, Maria Pia Adorni, Mariarita Puntoni, Francesco Sbrana, Vincenzo Lionetti, Beatrice Dal Pino, Elda Favari, Fabio A Recchia, Franco Bernini, Tiziana Sampietro
AIM: Circulating levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are decreased in patients with heart failure (HF). We tested whether HDL-C serum levels are associated with cardiac contractile dysfunction in a minipig HF model. METHODS: Blood samples were collected from 13 adult male minipigs: 1) before pacemaker implantation, 2) 10 days after surgery, and 3) 3 weeks after high-rate LV pacing. Serum cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC), an index of HDL functionality, was assessed through four mechanisms: ATP Binding Cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1), ATP Binding Cassette transporter G1 (ABCG1), Scavenger Receptor-Class B Type I (SR-BI) and Passive Diffusion (PD)...
December 15, 2016: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis
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