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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28694024/iron-metabolism-state-of-the-art
#1
R Daher, Z Karim
Iron homeostasis relies on the amount of its absorption by the intestine and its release from storage sites, the macrophages. Iron homeostasis is also dependent on the amount of iron used for the erythropoiesis. Hepcidin, which is synthesized predominantly by the liver, is the main regulator of iron metabolism. Hepcidin reduces serum iron by inhibiting the iron exporter, ferroportin expressed both tissues, the intestine and the macrophages. In addition, in the enterocytes, hepcidin inhibits the iron influx by acting on the apical transporter, DMT1...
July 7, 2017: Transfusion Clinique et Biologique: Journal de la Société Française de Transfusion Sanguine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28673786/diurnal-variations-in-iron-concentrations-and-expression-of-genes-involved-in-iron-absorption-and-metabolism-in-pigs
#2
Yiming Zhang, Dan Wan, Xihong Zhou, Ciming Long, Xin Wu, Lan Li, Liuqin He, Pan Huang, Shuai Chen, Bie Tan, Yulong Yin
Diurnal variations in serum iron levels have been well documented in clinical studies, and serum iron is an important diagnostic index for iron-deficiency anemia. However, the underlying mechanism of dynamic iron regulation in response to the circadian rhythm is still unclear. In this study, we investigated daily variations in iron status in the plasma and liver of pigs. The transcripts encoding key factors involved in iron uptake and homeostasis were evaluated. The results showed that iron levels in the plasma and liver exhibited diurnal rhythms...
July 1, 2017: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28464091/effect-of-iron-source-on-iron-absorption-and-gene-expression-of-iron-transporters-in-the-ligated-duodenal-loops-of-broilers
#3
L Y Zhang, X F Li, X D Liao, L Y Zhang, L Lu, X G Luo
This experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of iron source on Fe absorption and the gene expression of divalent metal transporter 1 (DMT1) and ferroportin 1 (FPN1) in the ligated duodenal loops of broilers. The in situ ligated duodenal loops from Fe-deficient broiler chicks (28-d-old) were perfused with Fe solutions containing 0 to 14.33 mmol Fe/L from 1 of the following: Fe sulfate (FeSO∙7HO), Fe methionine with weak chelation strength (Fe-Met W; chelation strength is expressed as quotient of formation [Q] value, Q = 1...
April 2017: Journal of Animal Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28338971/progressive-silencing-of-the-zinc-transporter-zip8-slc39a8-in-chronic-cadmium-exposed-lung-epithelial-cells
#4
Yangmin Gao, Yanming Xu, Dandan Wu, Feiyuan Yu, Lei Yang, Yue Yao, Zhanling Liang, Andy T Y Lau
Cadmium (Cd), a non-essential metal, stealthily enters the cells by utilizing the essential metal importing pathways. The zinc transporters Zip8, Zip14, and divalent metal transporter 1 (Dmt1) are now emerging as several important metal transporters involved in cellular Cd incorporation and their expressions have been shown to be down-regulated in several Cd-resistant (CdR) cell lines, however, the involvement of these transporters during the development of Cd-resistance in lung cells is unclear. In this study, we therefore check the expression of these metal transporters in our previously established rat lung epithelial cells (LECs) and show that the level of Zip8 is progressively silenced when LECs are adapted to increasing concentrations of CdCl2 (from 1 to 20 μM)...
May 1, 2017: Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335378/bioavailability-of-microencapsulated-iron-from-fortified-bread-assessed-using-piglet-model
#5
Malgorzata A Bryszewska, Luca Laghi, Augusta Zannoni, Andrea Gianotti, Francesca Barone, Danielle L Taneyo Saa, Maria L Bacci, Domenico Ventrella, Monica Forni
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of oral iron supplementation, in the form of fortified breads, on the growth performance, health, iron status parameters, and fecal metabolome of anemic piglets. A study was conducted on 24 hybrid (Large White × Landrace × Duroc) piglets. From day 44, the post-natal 12 piglets were supplemented with 100 g of one of two experimental breads, each fortified with 21 mg of ferrous sulphate, either encapsulated or not. After one week of oral supplementation, hematological parameters (hematocrit value, hemoglobin, and red blood cells) showed statistically significant differences (p ≤ 0...
March 13, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28270217/dcytb-is-a-predictor-of-outcome-in-breast-cancer-that-functions-via-iron-independent-mechanisms
#6
David J Lemler, Miranda L Lynch, Lia Tesfay, Zhiyong Deng, Bibbin T Paul, Xiaohong Wang, Poornima Hegde, David H Manz, Suzy V Torti, Frank M Torti
BACKGROUND: Duodenal cytochrome b (DCYTB) is a ferrireductase that functions together with divalent metal transporter 1 (DMT1) to mediate dietary iron reduction and uptake in the duodenum. DCYTB is also a member of a 16-gene iron regulatory gene signature (IRGS) that predicts metastasis-free survival in breast cancer patients. To better understand the relationship between DCYTB and breast cancer, we explored in detail the prognostic significance and molecular function of DCYTB in breast cancer...
March 7, 2017: Breast Cancer Research: BCR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28261264/ferrous-iron-up-regulation-in-fibroblasts-of-patients-with-beta-propeller-protein-associated-neurodegeneration-bpan
#7
Rosaria Ingrassia, Maurizio Memo, Barbara Garavaglia
Mutations in WDR45 gene, coding for a beta-propeller protein, have been found in patients affected by Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation, NBIA5 (also known as BPAN). BPAN is a movement disorder with Non Transferrin Bound Iron (NTBI) accumulation in the basal ganglia as common hallmark between NBIA classes (Hayflick et al., 2013). WDR45 has been predicted to have a role in autophagy, while the impairment of iron metabolism in the different NBIA subclasses has not currently been clarified. We found the up-regulation of the ferrous iron transporter (-)IRE/Divalent Metal Transporter1 and down-regulation of Transferrin receptor in the fibroblasts of two BPAN affected patients with splicing mutations 235+1G>A (BPAN1) and 517_519ΔVal 173 (BPAN2)...
2017: Frontiers in Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28159226/the-effect-of-amino-acid-deprivation-on-the-transfer-of-iron-through-caco-2-cell-monolayers
#8
Guenievre Roussel, Valerie Stevens, Sarah Cottin, Harry J McArdle
Iron (Fe) metabolism is modified by many nutritional factors. Amino acids (AA) play a central role in various biological processes, such as protein synthesis and energy supply. However, the influence of AA status on iron metabolism has not been investigated. Here, we test whether AA alters iron metabolism in an intestinal cell model. Both Fe uptake and transfer across the cell monolayer were significantly increased by non-essential AA deficiency (both p<0.001) while only Fe transfer was increased by essential AA deficiency (p<0...
March 2017: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27991585/hephaestin-and-ceruloplasmin-facilitate-iron-metabolism-in-the-mouse-kidney
#9
Bo Jiang, Guohao Liu, Jiashuo Zheng, Mengxia Chen, Zaitunamu Maimaitiming, Min Chen, Shunli Liu, Ruiwei Jiang, Brie K Fuqua, Joshua L Dunaief, Chris D Vulpe, Gregory J Anderson, Hongwei Wang, Huijun Chen
Multicopper ferroxidases (MCFs) play an important role in cellular iron homeostasis. However, the role of MCFs in renal metabolism remains unclear. We used Hephaestin (Heph) and Ceruloplasmin (Cp) single or double (Heph/Cp) knockout (KO) mice to study the roles of MCFs in the kidney. Renal iron levels and the expression of iron metabolism genes were examined. The non-heme iron content both in the renal cortex and medulla of Heph/Cp KO mice was significantly increased. Perls' Prussian blue staining showed iron accumulation on the apical side of renal tubular cells in Heph/Cp KO mice...
December 19, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27980776/macrophagic-control-of-the-response-to-uropathogenic-e-coli-infection-by-regulation-of-iron-retention-in-an-il-6-dependent-manner
#10
Nana Owusu-Boaitey, Kyle A Bauckman, Tingxuan Zhang, Indira U Mysorekar
INTRODUCTION: Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC), the causative agent of over 85% of urinary tract infections (UTIs), elaborate a number of siderophores to chelate iron from the host. On the other hand, the host immune imperative is to limit the availability of iron to the bacteria. Little is known regarding the mechanisms underlying this host-iron-UPEC interaction. Our objective was to determine whether macrophages, in response to UPEC infection, retain extracellular siderophore-bound and free iron, thus limiting the ability of UPEC to access iron...
December 2016: Immunity, Inflammation and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27729173/intestinal-expression-of-genes-implicated-in-iron-absorption-and-their-regulation-by-hepcidin
#11
Gaetano Bergamaschi, Antonio Di Sabatino, Alessandra Pasini, Cristina Ubezio, Filippo Costanzo, Davide Grataroli, Michela Masotti, Costanza Alvisi, Gino R Corazza
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Through inhibition of iron absorption and iron mobilization from tissue stores, hepcidin exerts a negative control on iron homeostasis. Hepcidin, in fact, promotes the degradation of ferroportin (Fpn1), the iron exporter molecule expressed on the membrane of hepatocytes and macrophages, thus preventing iron release from cells to plasma. Hepcidin effects on enterocytes, however, are less clear. Aim of the present study was to further investigate the regulation of iron absorption by hepcidin...
September 30, 2016: Clinical Nutrition: Official Journal of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27714044/knockdown-of-copper-transporting-atpase-1-atp7a-impairs-iron-flux-in-fully-differentiated-rat-iec-6-and-human-caco-2-intestinal-epithelial-cells
#12
Jung-Heun Ha, Caglar Doguer, James F Collins
Intestinal iron absorption is highly regulated since no mechanism for iron excretion exists. We previously demonstrated that expression of an intestinal copper transporter (Atp7a) increases in parallel with genes encoding iron transporters in the rat duodenal epithelium during iron deprivation (Am. J. Physiol.: Gastrointest. Liver Physiol., 2005, 288, G964-G971). This led us to postulate that Atp7a may influence intestinal iron flux. Therefore, to test the hypothesis that Atp7a is required for optimal iron transport, we silenced Atp7a in rat IEC-6 and human Caco-2 cells...
September 1, 2016: Metallomics: Integrated Biometal Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27647474/cadmium-induced-oxidative-damages-in-the-human-bjab-cells-correlate-with-changes-in-intracellular-trace-elements-levels-and-zinc-transporters-expression
#13
Saïd Nemmiche, Pascale Guiraud
Cadmium (Cd), a potent toxic heavy metal, is a widespread environmental contaminant. Its cellular traffic via pathways dedicated to transition metals contributes to the toxicity mechanisms. Zinc (Zn) homeostasis is complex, involving both zinc importers (Zip) and zinc exporters (ZnT). Cellular signal transduction pathways are influenced by Zn and redox status of the cell. The aim of the present study is to examine if the accumulation of Cd in the human lymphocyte B cell line BJAB and its capacity to promote oxidative stress and adverse effects could result from changes in the mRNA expression pattern of Zn transporters and metallothioneins...
December 2016: Toxicology in Vitro: An International Journal Published in Association with BIBRA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27551308/vitamin-a-deficiency-modulates-iron-metabolism-independent-of-hemojuvelin-hfe2-and-bone-morphogenetic-protein-6-bmp6-transcript-levels
#14
Juliana Frossard Ribeiro Mendes, Egle Machado de Almeida Siqueira, João Gabriel Marques de Brito E Silva, Sandra Fernandes Arruda
BACKGROUND: Considering that vitamin A deficiency modulates hepcidin expression and consequently affects iron metabolism, we evaluated the effect of vitamin A deficiency in the expression of genes involved in the hemojuvelin (HJV)-bone morphogenetic protein 6 (BMP6)-small mothers against decapentaplegic protein (SMAD) signaling pathway. METHODS: Male Wistar rats were treated: control AIN-93G diet (CT), vitamin A-deficient diet (VAD), iron-deficient diet (FeD), vitamin A- and iron-deficient diet (VAFeD), or 12 mg all-trans retinoic acid (atRA)/kg diet...
2016: Genes & Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27546461/iron-uptake-via-dmt1-integrates-cell-cycle-with-jak-stat3-signaling-to-promote-colorectal-tumorigenesis
#15
Xiang Xue, Sadeesh K Ramakrishnan, Kevin Weisz, Daniel Triner, Liwei Xie, Durga Attili, Asha Pant, Balázs Győrffy, Mingkun Zhan, Christin Carter-Su, Karin M Hardiman, Thomas D Wang, Michael K Dame, James Varani, Dean Brenner, Eric R Fearon, Yatrik M Shah
Dietary iron intake and systemic iron balance are implicated in colorectal cancer (CRC) development, but the means by which iron contributes to CRC are unclear. Gene expression and functional studies demonstrated that the cellular iron importer, divalent metal transporter 1 (DMT1), is highly expressed in CRC through hypoxia-inducible factor 2α-dependent transcription. Colon-specific Dmt1 disruption resulted in a tumor-selective inhibitory effect of proliferation in mouse colon tumor models. Proteomic and genomic analyses identified an iron-regulated signaling axis mediated by cyclin-dependent kinase 1 (CDK1), JAK1, and STAT3 in CRC progression...
September 13, 2016: Cell Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27509383/effects-of-waterborne-cu-exposure-on-intestinal-copper-transport-and-lipid-metabolism-of-synechogobius-hasta
#16
Feng Chen, Zhi Luo, Guang-Hui Chen, Xi Shi, Xu Liu, Yu-Feng Song, Ya-Xiong Pan
The present study was conducted to explore the effects of waterborne Cu exposure on intestinal Cu transport and lipid metabolism of Synechogobius hasta. S. hasta were exposed to 0, 0.4721 and 0.9442μM Cu, respectively. Sampling occurred on days 0, 21 and 42, respectively. Growth performance, intestinal lipid deposition, Cu content, and activities and mRNA expression of enzymes and genes involved in Cu transport and lipid metabolism were analyzed. Cu exposure decreased WG and SGR on days 21 and 42. Cu exposure increased intestinal Cu and lipid contents...
September 2016: Aquatic Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27390324/intestinal-brush-border-na-h-exchanger-3-drives-h-coupled-iron-absorption-in-the-mouse
#17
Ali Shawki, Melinda A Engevik, Robert S Kim, Patrick B Knight, Rusty A Baik, Sarah R Anthony, Roger T Worrell, Gary E Shull, Bryan Mackenzie
Divalent metal-ion transporter-1 (DMT1), the principal mechanism by which nonheme iron is taken up at the intestinal brush border, is energized by the H(+)-electrochemical potential gradient. The provenance of the H(+) gradient in vivo is unknown, so we have explored a role for brush-border Na(+)/H(+) exchanger (NHE) isoforms by examining iron homeostasis and intestinal iron handling in mice lacking NHE2 or NHE3. We observed modestly depleted liver iron stores in NHE2-null (NHE2(-/-)) mice stressed on a low-iron diet but no change in hematological or blood iron variables or the expression of genes associated with iron metabolism compared with wild-type mice...
September 1, 2016: American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27323292/five-metal-elements-homeostasis-related-genes-in-synechogobius-hasta-molecular-characterization-tissue-expression-and-transcriptional-response-to-cu-and-fe-exposure
#18
Feng Chen, Zhi Luo, Yao-Fang Fan, Kun Wu, Ya-Xiong Pan, Xu Liu, Li-Han Zhang, Yu-Feng Song
Two isoforms of Cu transporter (CTR1 and CTR2) and metallothionein (MT1 and MT2), and divalent metal ion transporter 1 (DMT1) were cloned and characterized in Synechogobius hasta, respectively. The protein sequences of S. hasta CTRs possessed two methionine-rich regions (MxM and MxxxM) and three transmembrane regions. At the C-terminus, CTR1 contained a sequence of conserved cysteine and histidine residues (HCH), while CTR2 did not contain the conserved sequence. The protein sequence of S. hasta DMT1 possessed all the characteristic features of DMT1, including twelve conserved hydrophobic cores of transmembrane domains...
September 2016: Chemosphere
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27304966/a-novel-in-vivo-model-for-assessing-the-impact-of-geophagic-earth-on-iron-status
#19
Gretchen L Seim, Elad Tako, Cedric Ahn, Raymond P Glahn, Sera L Young
The causes and consequences of geophagy, the craving and consumption of earth, remain enigmatic, despite its recognition as a behavior with public health implications. Iron deficiency has been proposed as both a cause and consequence of geophagy, but methodological limitations have precluded a decisive investigation into this relationship. Here we present a novel in vivo model for assessing the impact of geophagic earth on iron status: Gallus gallus (broiler chicken). For four weeks, animals were gavaged daily with varying dosages of geophagic material or pure clay mineral...
June 13, 2016: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27049121/accumulation-of-copper-in-the-kidney-of-pigs-fed-high-dietary-zinc-is-due-to-metallothionein-expression-with-minor-effects-on-genes-involved-in-copper-metabolism
#20
A Zetzsche, N Schunter, J Zentek, R Pieper
A study was conducted to determine the effect of high dietary zinc (Zn) oxide on trace element accumulation in various organs with special emphasis on the kidney. A total of 40 weaned piglets were allocated into two groups with 16 and 24 piglets each receiving a diet containing normal (NZn; 100mg Zn/kg) or high (HZn; 2,100mg Zn/kg) Zn concentration, respectively. After two weeks, eight piglets from each treatment were killed and organ samples were taken. Eight piglets from the remaining 16 pigs fed HZn diets were changed to NZn diets (CZn)...
May 2016: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology
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