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Human serum-derived hydroxy long-chain fatty acids exhibit anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative activity.

Ritchie SA, Jayasinghe D, Davies GF, Ahiahonu P, Ma H, Goodenowe DB - J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res. (2011)

Bottom Line: Enriched fractions resulted in poly-ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) cleavage, suppression of NFκB, induction of IκBα, and reduction in NOS2 mRNA transcript levels.Our results show that human serum extracts enriched with endogenous long-chain hydroxy fatty acids possess anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative activity.These findings support a hypothesis that the reduction of these metabolites with age may result in a compromised ability to defend against uncontrolled cell growth and inflammation, and could therefore represent a significant risk for the development of CRC.

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Affiliation: Phenomenome Discoveries, Inc, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. s.ritchie@phenomenome.com

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Treatment of MCF7 cells with GTA+ve and GTA-ve extracts. MCF7 cells were incubated with vehicle (A), 80 ug/ml GTA+ve extract (B), and 80 ug/ml GTA-ve extract (C) and cells photographed using phase-contrast light microscopy (200×). (D) Western analysis of PARP cleavage products; ns, non-specific.
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Figure 4: Treatment of MCF7 cells with GTA+ve and GTA-ve extracts. MCF7 cells were incubated with vehicle (A), 80 ug/ml GTA+ve extract (B), and 80 ug/ml GTA-ve extract (C) and cells photographed using phase-contrast light microscopy (200×). (D) Western analysis of PARP cleavage products; ns, non-specific.

Mentions: We repeated the studies in MCF7 cells, which upon treatment with GTA+ve fraction showed gross cellular changes visible through phase-contrast microscopy including the appearance of apoptosomes and enlarged nuclei that were not observed with vehicle or GTA-ve treatments (Figures 4A, B and 4C). GTA+ve treatment in MCF-7 cells also resulted in the exclusive induction of the 24 kDa PARP cleavage product relative to vehicle or GTA-ve treatment (Figure 4D), further suggesting a pro-apoptotic activity of GTA-containing extracts.


Human serum-derived hydroxy long-chain fatty acids exhibit anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative activity.

Ritchie SA, Jayasinghe D, Davies GF, Ahiahonu P, Ma H, Goodenowe DB - J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res. (2011)

Treatment of MCF7 cells with GTA+ve and GTA-ve extracts. MCF7 cells were incubated with vehicle (A), 80 ug/ml GTA+ve extract (B), and 80 ug/ml GTA-ve extract (C) and cells photographed using phase-contrast light microscopy (200×). (D) Western analysis of PARP cleavage products; ns, non-specific.
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Figure 4: Treatment of MCF7 cells with GTA+ve and GTA-ve extracts. MCF7 cells were incubated with vehicle (A), 80 ug/ml GTA+ve extract (B), and 80 ug/ml GTA-ve extract (C) and cells photographed using phase-contrast light microscopy (200×). (D) Western analysis of PARP cleavage products; ns, non-specific.
Mentions: We repeated the studies in MCF7 cells, which upon treatment with GTA+ve fraction showed gross cellular changes visible through phase-contrast microscopy including the appearance of apoptosomes and enlarged nuclei that were not observed with vehicle or GTA-ve treatments (Figures 4A, B and 4C). GTA+ve treatment in MCF-7 cells also resulted in the exclusive induction of the 24 kDa PARP cleavage product relative to vehicle or GTA-ve treatment (Figure 4D), further suggesting a pro-apoptotic activity of GTA-containing extracts.

Bottom Line: Enriched fractions resulted in poly-ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) cleavage, suppression of NFκB, induction of IκBα, and reduction in NOS2 mRNA transcript levels.Our results show that human serum extracts enriched with endogenous long-chain hydroxy fatty acids possess anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative activity.These findings support a hypothesis that the reduction of these metabolites with age may result in a compromised ability to defend against uncontrolled cell growth and inflammation, and could therefore represent a significant risk for the development of CRC.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Phenomenome Discoveries, Inc, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. s.ritchie@phenomenome.com

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Related in: MedlinePlus