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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29225815/hypercalcaemia-preceding-diagnosis-of-pneumocystis-jirovecii-pneumonia-in-renal-transplant-recipients
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Jonathan Ling, Tara Anderson, Sanchia Warren, Geoffrey Kirkland, Matthew Jose, Richard Yu, Steven Yew, Samantha Mcfadyen, Alison Graver, William Johnson, Lisa Jeffs
Background: The overall incidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) in solid organ transplant recipients is 5-15%. A timely diagnosis of PJP is difficult and relies on imaging and detection of the organism. Methods: We present a case series of four patients displaying hypercalcaemia with an eventual diagnosis of PJP and document the management of the outbreak with a multidisciplinary team approach. We discuss the underlying pathophysiology and previous reports of hypercalcaemia preceding a diagnosis of PJP...
December 2017: Clinical Kidney Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29217650/serum-and-urine-vitamin-d-metabolite-analysis-in-early-preeclampsia
#2
Jennifer Tamblyn, Carl Jenkinson, Dean Larner, Martin Hewison, Mark Kilby
Vitamin D-deficiency is common in pregnant women, and may contribute to adverse events in pregnancy such as preeclampsia (PET). To date, studies of vitamin D and PET have focused primarily on serum concentrations vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) later in pregnancy. The aim here was to determine whether a more comprehensive analysis of vitamin D metabolites earlier in pregnancy could provide predictors of PET. Using samples from the SCOPE pregnancy cohort, multiple vitamin D metabolites were quantified by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in paired serum and urine prior to the onset of PET symptoms...
December 7, 2017: Endocrine Connections
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29208972/effects-of-1-25-and-24-25-vitamin-d-on-corneal-epithelial-proliferation-migration-and-vitamin-d-metabolizing-and-catabolizing-enzymes
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Xiaowen Lu, Zhong Chen, Namratha Mylarapu, Mitchell A Watsky
This study investigated the effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 and 24R,25(OH)2D3 on corneal epithelial cell proliferation, migration, and on the vitamin D activating enzyme CYP27B1 (produces 1,25(OH)2D3) and inactivating enzyme CYP24A1 (produces 24R,25(OH)2D3). The role of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) was also examined. In VDR wildtype mouse corneal epithelial cells (WT), 1,25(OH)2D3 increased CYP24A1 protein expression and decreased CYP27B1 expression. In VDR knockout mouse epithelial cells (KO), 1,25(OH)2D3 increased CYP24A1 and CYP27B1 protein expression...
December 5, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29208234/vitamin-d-attenuates-sphingosine-1-phosphate-s1p-mediated-inhibition-of-extravillous-trophoblast-migration
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Melissa Westwood, Khiria Al-Saghir, Sarah Finn-Sell, Cherlyn Tan, Elizabeth Cowley, Stéphane Berneau, Daman Adlam, Edward D Johnstone
INTRODUCTION: Failure of trophoblast invasion and remodelling of maternal blood vessels leads to the pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia (PE). In other systems, the sphingolipid, sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), controls cell migration therefore this study determined its effect on extravillous trophoblast (EVT) function. METHODS: A transwell migration system was used to assess the behaviour of three trophoblast cell lines, Swan-71, SGHPL-4, and JEG3, and primary human trophoblasts in the presence or absence of S1P, S1P pathway inhibitors and 1,25(OH)2D3...
December 2017: Placenta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29196166/1-25-oh-2d3-attenuates-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension-via-microrna-204-mediated-tgfbr2-smad-signaling
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Hua Yu, Min Xu, Yizhi Dong, Jingjing Liu, Yaozhe Li, Wei Mao, Jindan Wang, Liangxing Wang
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a devastating disease characterized by high pulmonary artery pressure. It is reported that microRNA-204 (miR-204) plays an important role in the development of PAH. Calcitriol [1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, 1,25(OH)2D3] mediates multiple pathophysiological processes. The aim of the current study was to explore the role of 1,25(OH)2D3 in PAH. PAH was induced in rats and rat pulmonary arterial endothelial cells (PAECs) were isolated as in vitro PAH model. The mean pulmonary artery pressure, morphologic changes, and expressions of transforming growth factor-beta1 (Tgfbr2), Smad2/7, alpha smooth muscle actin (α-SMA), and p21 were then measured...
November 28, 2017: Experimental Cell Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29192811/effects-of-vitamin-d-on-ovary-in-dhea-treated-pcos-rat-model-a-light-and-electron-microscopic-study
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Latife Seyran Çelik, Yurdun Kuyucu, Ebru Dündar Yenilmez, Abdullah Tuli, Kenan Dağlıoğlu, Ufuk Özgü Mete
AIM: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of vitamin D treatment on ovary in experimentally designed polycystic ovary syndrome of female rats using light and electron microscopic techniques. METHODS: Twenty-four female pre-pubertal rats were divided into control, DHEA and DHEA+Vit.D groups. In DHEA group, the PCOS rat model was developed by 6mg/kg/day dehydroepiandrosterone administration as subcutaneously injections. In DHEA+Vit.D group, 6 mg/kg/day DHEA and 120ng/100g/week 1,25(OH)2D3 was performed simultaneously...
December 1, 2017: Ultrastructural Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188534/1-25-oh-2-vitamin-d3-upregulates-glucose-uptake-mediated-by-sirt1-irs1-glut4-signaling-cascade-in-c2c12-myotubes
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Prasenjit Manna, Arunkumar E Achari, Sushil K Jain
This study examined the hypothesis that 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) upregulates the insulin-independent signaling cascade of glucose metabolism. C2C12 myotubes were treated with high glucose (HG, 25 mM) and 1,25(OH)2D3 (0-50 nM). 1,25(OH)2D3 supplementation upregulated both insulin-independent (SIRT1) and insulin-dependent (p-IRS) signaling molecules, and stimulated the GLUT4 translocation, and glucose uptake in HG-treated myotubes. The effect of 1,25(OH)2D3 on IRS1 phosphorylation, GLUT4 translocation, and glucose uptake was attenuated in SIRT1-knockdown myotubes...
November 29, 2017: Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183808/the-vitamin-d-receptor-vdr-binds-to-the-nuclear-matrix-via-its-hinge-domain-a-potential-mechanism-for-the-reduction-in-vdr-mediated-transcription-in-mitotic-cells
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Xiaoying Cui, Renata Pertile, Darryl W Eyles
Vitamin D is best known for its regulation of calcium homeostasis. Vitamin D exerts its genomic actions via the vitamin D receptor (VDR). As a member of the superfamily of nuclear receptors, the VDR is primarily located within the nucleus of non-dividing cells. We show here that the VDR relocates from the nucleus into the cytoplasm across all stages of cell division in CHO cells. Furthermore, we show that the VDR is transcriptionally inert during cell division. In addition, 1α, 25 dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25(OH)2D3) promotes VDR binding to the nuclear matrix...
November 25, 2017: Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179169/-bone-remodeling-through-a-phosphate-metabolism
#9
Takeshi Miyamoto
Phosphorus is the second abundant mineral stored in bones, and disturbance of phosphate metabolisms results in various disease developments such as hypophosphatemic rickets. Blood phosphorus levels are regulated by dietary intake or its absorption from intestine, proximal tubular reabsorption, and number of factors plays roles for maintaining phosphate homeostasis. Vitamin D stimulates intestinal phosphorus absorption, and phosphorus promotes FGF23 secretion from osteocytes. FGF23 inhibits Cyp27b1, an enzyme to produce an active vitamin D3, 1,25(OH)2D3, through FGF receptor/Klotho complex...
2017: Clinical Calcium
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29158005/1-25-oh-2d3-induced-apoptosis-of-human-hepatocellular-carcinoma-cells-in-vitro-and-inhibited-their-growth-in-a-nude-mouse-xenograft-model-by-regulating-histone-deacetylase-2
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Jian Huang, Guozhen Yang, Yunzhu Huang, Shu Zhang
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 on the apoptosis of human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells. The effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 on the proliferation and apoptosis of human HCC cells by regulating histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2) were assessed by MTT assay and flow cytometry. The effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 on the expressions of related proteins in the apoptosis pathway by regulating HDAC2 as well as the mechanism were studied by Western blot and quantitative real-time PCR. A nude mouse model of HCC xenograft was established...
November 17, 2017: Biochimie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29152235/serum-25-hydroxyvitamin-d3-and-24r-25-dihydroxyvitamin-d3-concentrations-in-adult-dogs-are-more-substantially-increased-by-oral-supplementation-of-25-hydroxyvitamin-d3-than-by-vitamin-d3
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Lauren R Young, Robert C Backus
We previously found a weak response in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) concentrations when dogs were supplemented with oral vitamin D3 (D3). In the present study, we determined the relative potency of oral 25(OH)D3 compared with D3 for increasing vitamin D status in dogs with low serum 25(OH)D concentrations. Four male and three female, 4-year-old, intact, lean, genetically related, Chinese-crested/beagle dogs were studied in a randomised, single cross-over trial. After feeding a low-vitamin D diet (<4 IU/100 g) for 30 d, four dogs received daily D3 supplementation at 2·3 µg/kg body weight(0·75), while three dogs received a molar equivalency as 25(OH)D3...
2017: Journal of Nutritional Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29109124/endogenous-calcitriol-synthesis-controls-the-humoral-ige-response-in-mice
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Juliane Lindner, Sebastian Rausch, Sandra Treptow, Kerstin Geldmeyer-Hilt, Tina Krause, René St-Arnaud, Alice Arabian, Andreas Radbruch, Susanne Hartmann, Margitta Worm, Guido Heine
The vitamin D receptor participates in the control of IgE class-switch recombination in B cells. The physiologic vitamin D receptor agonist, 1,25(OH)2D3 (calcitriol), is synthesized by the essential enzyme 25-hydroxyvitamin D3-1α-hydroxylase (CYP27B1), which can be expressed by activated immune cells. The role of endogenous calcitriol synthesis for the regulation of IgE has not been proven. In this study, we investigated IgE-responses in Cyp27b1-knockout (KO) mice following sensitization to OVA or intestinal infection with Heligmosomoides polygyrus Specific Igs and plasmablasts were determined by ELISA and ELISpot, Cyp27b1 expression was measured by quantitative PCR...
November 6, 2017: Journal of Immunology: Official Journal of the American Association of Immunologists
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/29104478/extracorporeal-shockwave-therapy-enhances-expression-of-pdia-3-which-is-a-key-factor-of-the-1%C3%AE-25-dihydroxyvitamin-d-3-rapid-membrane-signaling-pathway-in-treatment-of-early-osteoarthritis-of-the-knee
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Shan-Ling Hsu, Jai-Hong Cheng, Ching-Jen Wang, Jih-Yang Ko, Chih-Hsiang Hsu
The goal of our research was demonstrated that multiple molecules in microenvironments of the early osteoarthritis (OA) joint tissue may be actively responded to extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) treatment, which potentially regulated biological function of chondrocytes and synovial cells in early OA knee. We demonstrated that shockwave treatment induced the expression of protein-disulfide isomerase-associated 3 (Pdia-3) which was a significant mediator of the 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D 3 (1α,25(OH)2D3) rapid signaling pathway, using two-dimensional electrophoresis, histological analysis and quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)...
2017: International Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29093562/glucocorticoid-exposure-induces-preeclampsia-via-dampening-1-25-dihydroxyvitamin-d3
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Dongxin Zhang, Ji Zeng, Xili Miao, Haojing Liu, Liangfang Ge, Wei Huang, Jinyu Jiao, Duyun Ye
The pathogenesis of preeclampsia (PE) involves a number of biological processes that may be directly or indirectly affected by glucocorticoid (GC) and vitamin D. GC exposure increases the risk of PE, and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25-(OH)2D3) deficiency may result in PE. The purpose of the present study was to confirm the involvement of GC/1,25-(OH)2D3 axis in the pathogenesis of PE. In the study, cortisol levels of PE patients were found to be higher than that of non-complicated pregnancies, while 1,25-(OH)2D3 were decreased in both PE women and GC-induced PE rats...
November 2, 2017: Hypertension Research: Official Journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080745/1%C3%AE-25-dihydroxyvitamin-d3-increases-implant-osseointegration-in-diabetic-mice-partly-through-foxo1-inactivation-in-osteoblasts
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Yi Xiong, Yixin Zhang, Yanjun Guo, Ying Yuan, Qiang Guo, Ping Gong, Yingying Wu
Oral implant osseointegration is delayed by hyperglycemia-generated oxidative stress (OS). Forkhead transcription factor 1 (FoxO1) is known to be viewed as a sensor to OS since reactive oxide species like H2O2 regulates its activity. We previously demonstrated that 1,25(OH)2D3 favored glucose homeostasis and implant osseointegration in diabetic rats. In this study, we investigated the role of FoxO1OB in the regulation process of 1,25(OH)2D3 on glycometabolism and bone metabolism. We show herein that, with the treatment of 1,25(OH)2D3, mice lacking FoxO1 in osteoblasts (FoxO1OB(-/-)) exhibited decreased serum glucose that was gradually elevated in untreated diabetic mice...
October 26, 2017: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080638/biology-and-mechanisms-of-action-of-the-vitamin-d-hormone
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REVIEW
J Wesley Pike, Sylvia Christakos
The central role of hormonal 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3] is to regulate calcium and phosphorus homeostasis via actions in intestine, kidney, and bone. These and other actions in many cell types not involved in mineral metabolism are mediated by the vitamin D receptor. Recent studies using genome-wide scale techniques have extended fundamental ideas regarding vitamin D-mediated control of gene expression while simultaneously revealing a series of new concepts. This article summarizes the current view of the biological actions of the vitamin D hormone and focuses on new concepts that drive the understanding of the mechanisms through which vitamin D operates...
December 2017: Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080636/genetic-diseases-of-vitamin-d-metabolizing-enzymes
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REVIEW
Glenville Jones, Marie Laure Kottler, Karl Peter Schlingmann
Vitamin D metabolism involves 3 highly specific cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes (25-hydroxylase, 1α-hydroxylase, and 24-hydroxylase) involved in the activation of vitamin D3 to the hormonal form, 1,25-(OH)2D3, and the inactivation of 1,25-(OH)2D3 to biliary excretory products. Mutations of the activating enzymes CYP2R1 and CYP27B1 cause lack of normal 1,25-(OH)2D3 synthesis and result in rickets whereas mutations of the inactivating enzyme CYP24A1 cause build-up of excess 1,25-(OH)2D3 and result in hypercalcemia, nephrolithiasis, and nephrocalcinosis...
December 2017: Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080633/vitamin-d-receptor-signaling-and-cancer
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REVIEW
Moray J Campbell, Donald L Trump
The vitamin D receptor (VDR) binds the secosteroid hormone 1,25(OH)2D3 with high affinity and regulates gene programs that control a serum calcium levels, as well as cell proliferation and differentiation. A significant focus has been to exploit the VDR in cancer settings. Although preclinical studies have been strongly encouraging, to date clinical trials have delivered equivocal findings that have paused the clinical translation of these compounds. However, it is entirely possible that mining of genomic data will help to refine precisely what are the key anticancer actions of vitamin D compounds and where these can be used most effectively...
December 2017: Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29074825/-update-on-recent-progress-in-vitamin-d-research-vitamin-d-receptor-and-the-nuclear-receptor-superfamily
#20
Makoto Makishima
The vitamin D receptor(VDR)is a ligand-dependent transcription factor of the nuclear receptor superfamily. VDR belongs to the NR1I subfamily along with other nuclear receptors involved in xenobiotic metabolism, such as pregnane X receptor. The oxysterol receptors liver X receptors α/β and the bile acid receptor farnesoid X receptor belong to the NR1H subfamily, which are closely related to the NR1I subfamily. NR1I and NR1H nuclear receptors form heterodimers with retinoid X receptor. The active form of vitamin D, 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3[1,25(OH)2D3], acts as a physiological VDR ligand, and regulates various physiological processes, including calcium and bone metabolism, cellular growth and differentiation, immunity, and cardiovascular function...
2017: Clinical Calcium
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