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TGF- β1-mediated apoptosis associated with SMAD-dependent mitochondrial Bcl-2 expression

(2012) TGF- β1-mediated apoptosis associated with SMAD-dependent mitochondrial Bcl-2 expression. Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia.

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Background: Transforming growth factor (TGF) β1 can elicit various cellular responses, including inhibition of cell growth, migration, differentiation, and apoptosis. In addition, TGF-β1 is able to induce apoptosis in certain lymphomas. Methods: In the present study, the role of SMADs, Bax, Bcl-xl, and Bcl2 was characterized in 2 B-lymphoma cell lines, Burkitt and pre-B cell. Results: Apoptosis was detected after exposure of TGF-β on Raji and Nalm 6 cell lines and was evaluated by flow cytometry by using annexin V, reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction, and Western blot analysis. Flow Cytometry With Cell Sorting analysis showed that apoptosis could be observed after 24 hours of TGF-β treatment and was continued after 48 hours. TGF-β downregulated the Bcl-xl and Bcl-2, whereas the Bax was upregulated. Furthermore, messenger RNA of SMAD6 and SMAD7 showed the significant upregulation. Conclusion: The results indicated that alteration in gene expression and protein level may determine the induction of apoptosis pathway in these lymphoma cell lines exposed to TGF-β. © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Keywords: lipocortin 5; messenger RNA; mitochondrial protein; protein Bax; protein bcl 2; protein bcl xl; Smad6 protein; Smad7 protein; transforming growth factor beta1, apoptosis; article; Burkitt lymphoma; cell selection; controlled study; down regulation; flow cytometry; gene expression; gene overexpression; human; human cell; lymphoma cell line; pre B lymphocyte; protein expression; protein family; Raji cell; reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction; upregulation; Western blotting, Apoptosis; bcl-2-Associated X Protein; bcl-X Protein; Cell Line, Tumor; Cell Proliferation; Gene Expression; Humans; Lymphoma, B-Cell; Mitochondria; Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-bcl-2; Smad Proteins; Smad6 Protein; Smad7 Protein; Transforming Growth Factor beta1
Subjects: QU Biochemistry. Cell Biology and Genetics > QU 300-560 Cell Biology and Genetics
Depositing User: مهندس هدی فهیم پور

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