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In vitro evaluation of immunological properties of extracellular polysaccharides produced by Lactobacillus delbrueckii strains.

Kishimoto M, Nomoto R, Osawa R - Biosci Microbiota Food Health (2014)

Bottom Line: After incubation, the amounts of TNF-α and several cytokines that had been released by either RAW264.7 or Caco-2 cells were then quantified by cytotoxic activity on L929 cells or the RT-PCR method.It was found that the EPS-stimulated RAW264.7 cells express different profiles of cytokine production via Caco-2 cells but that the profile difference could not be related to the above TLC grouping.The evidence suggests that the EPSs of L. delbrueckii strains are diverse not only in their biochemical structure but also in their immunological properties.

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Affiliation: Department of Bioresource Science, Organization of Advanced Science and Technology, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokko-dai, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan.

ABSTRACT
We investigated the variation in immunological properties of the extracellular polysaccharides (EPSs) produced by different Lactobacillus delbrueckii strains as well as that of their monosaccharide composition. The monosaccharide composition of each EPS produced by L. delbrueckii strains, as determined by thin layer chromatography (TLC), showed an appreciable variation in a strain-dependent manner, which could be broadly assigned to 4 TLC groups. Meanwhile, the immunological properties of the EPSs produced by 10 L. delbrueckii strains were evaluated in a semi-intestinal model using a Transwell co-culture system, which employed human intestinal epithelial Caco-2 cells on the apical side and murine macrophage RAW264.7 cells on the basolateral side. Each EPS was added to the apical side to allow direct contact with Caco-2 cells and incubated for 6 hr. After incubation, the amounts of TNF-α and several cytokines that had been released by either RAW264.7 or Caco-2 cells were then quantified by cytotoxic activity on L929 cells or the RT-PCR method. It was found that the EPS-stimulated RAW264.7 cells express different profiles of cytokine production via Caco-2 cells but that the profile difference could not be related to the above TLC grouping. The evidence suggests that the EPSs of L. delbrueckii strains are diverse not only in their biochemical structure but also in their immunological properties.

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Effects of EPSs purified by several strains on the production levels of cytokines, including, IL-12, IL-8 and TGF-β1, in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model.First, 100 µg/ml of EPS was applied to the apical side in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model and incubated for 3 hr. Then, LPS was added into the basolateral side at the final concentration of 5 ng/ml only as a positive control group, followed by incubation for an additional 3 hr. The mRNA expression of the cytokines in Caco-2 cells was measured by quantitative RT-PCR as described in the Materials and Methods. Values represent the means ± SE (n=3). **p<0.01, *p<0.05; there was a significant difference between the EPS-treated group and the control group.
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fig_004: Effects of EPSs purified by several strains on the production levels of cytokines, including, IL-12, IL-8 and TGF-β1, in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model.First, 100 µg/ml of EPS was applied to the apical side in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model and incubated for 3 hr. Then, LPS was added into the basolateral side at the final concentration of 5 ng/ml only as a positive control group, followed by incubation for an additional 3 hr. The mRNA expression of the cytokines in Caco-2 cells was measured by quantitative RT-PCR as described in the Materials and Methods. Values represent the means ± SE (n=3). **p<0.01, *p<0.05; there was a significant difference between the EPS-treated group and the control group.

Mentions: Regarding IL-12, treatments with the EPSs produced by L. delbrueckii JCM1002T, L. delbrueckii JCM1012T, L. delbrueckii JCM15610T, L. delbrueckii KM-1, L. delbrueckii KM-2 and L. delbrueckii KM-3 resulted in downregulated mRNA expression in Caco-2 cells (Fig. 4aFig. 4.


In vitro evaluation of immunological properties of extracellular polysaccharides produced by Lactobacillus delbrueckii strains.

Kishimoto M, Nomoto R, Osawa R - Biosci Microbiota Food Health (2014)

Effects of EPSs purified by several strains on the production levels of cytokines, including, IL-12, IL-8 and TGF-β1, in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model.First, 100 µg/ml of EPS was applied to the apical side in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model and incubated for 3 hr. Then, LPS was added into the basolateral side at the final concentration of 5 ng/ml only as a positive control group, followed by incubation for an additional 3 hr. The mRNA expression of the cytokines in Caco-2 cells was measured by quantitative RT-PCR as described in the Materials and Methods. Values represent the means ± SE (n=3). **p<0.01, *p<0.05; there was a significant difference between the EPS-treated group and the control group.
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fig_004: Effects of EPSs purified by several strains on the production levels of cytokines, including, IL-12, IL-8 and TGF-β1, in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model.First, 100 µg/ml of EPS was applied to the apical side in the Caco-2/RAW264.7 co-culture model and incubated for 3 hr. Then, LPS was added into the basolateral side at the final concentration of 5 ng/ml only as a positive control group, followed by incubation for an additional 3 hr. The mRNA expression of the cytokines in Caco-2 cells was measured by quantitative RT-PCR as described in the Materials and Methods. Values represent the means ± SE (n=3). **p<0.01, *p<0.05; there was a significant difference between the EPS-treated group and the control group.
Mentions: Regarding IL-12, treatments with the EPSs produced by L. delbrueckii JCM1002T, L. delbrueckii JCM1012T, L. delbrueckii JCM15610T, L. delbrueckii KM-1, L. delbrueckii KM-2 and L. delbrueckii KM-3 resulted in downregulated mRNA expression in Caco-2 cells (Fig. 4aFig. 4.

Bottom Line: After incubation, the amounts of TNF-α and several cytokines that had been released by either RAW264.7 or Caco-2 cells were then quantified by cytotoxic activity on L929 cells or the RT-PCR method.It was found that the EPS-stimulated RAW264.7 cells express different profiles of cytokine production via Caco-2 cells but that the profile difference could not be related to the above TLC grouping.The evidence suggests that the EPSs of L. delbrueckii strains are diverse not only in their biochemical structure but also in their immunological properties.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Bioresource Science, Organization of Advanced Science and Technology, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokko-dai, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan.

ABSTRACT
We investigated the variation in immunological properties of the extracellular polysaccharides (EPSs) produced by different Lactobacillus delbrueckii strains as well as that of their monosaccharide composition. The monosaccharide composition of each EPS produced by L. delbrueckii strains, as determined by thin layer chromatography (TLC), showed an appreciable variation in a strain-dependent manner, which could be broadly assigned to 4 TLC groups. Meanwhile, the immunological properties of the EPSs produced by 10 L. delbrueckii strains were evaluated in a semi-intestinal model using a Transwell co-culture system, which employed human intestinal epithelial Caco-2 cells on the apical side and murine macrophage RAW264.7 cells on the basolateral side. Each EPS was added to the apical side to allow direct contact with Caco-2 cells and incubated for 6 hr. After incubation, the amounts of TNF-α and several cytokines that had been released by either RAW264.7 or Caco-2 cells were then quantified by cytotoxic activity on L929 cells or the RT-PCR method. It was found that the EPS-stimulated RAW264.7 cells express different profiles of cytokine production via Caco-2 cells but that the profile difference could not be related to the above TLC grouping. The evidence suggests that the EPSs of L. delbrueckii strains are diverse not only in their biochemical structure but also in their immunological properties.

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