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Effects of the Pinggan Qianyang Recipe on MicroRNA Gene Expression in the Aortic Tissue of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.

Zhong G, Fang X, Wang D, Chen Q, Tang T - Evid Based Complement Alternat Med (2015)

Bottom Line: Compared with the normal group, there were a number of 17 miRNAs which were significantly expressed by more than twofold in the different expressions of 32 miRNAs; among these, 10 were downregulated and 7 were upregulated in the PQR group. qRT-PCR verified that miR-20a, miR-145, miR-30, and miR-98 were significantly expressed in the three groups.These data show that PQR could exert its antihypertensive effect through deterioration of the vascular remodeling process.The mechanism might be associated with regulating differentially expressed miRNAs in aorta tissue.

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Affiliation: Institute of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, China.

ABSTRACT
The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between miRNAs and in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) vascular remodeling and analyze the impact of the Pinggan Qianyang recipe (PQR) on miRNAs. Mammalian miRNA microarrays containing 509 miRNA genes were employed to analyze the differentially expressed miRNAs in the three groups. MiRNAs were considered to be up- or downregulated when the fluorescent intensity ratio between the two groups was over 4-fold. Validation of those miRNAs changed in SHR after PQR treatment was used by real-time quantitative RT-PCR (qRT-PCR). Compared with the normal group, a total of 32 miRNAs were differentially expressed by more than twofold; among these, 18 were upregulated and 14 were downregulated in the model group. Compared with the normal group, there were a number of 17 miRNAs which were significantly expressed by more than twofold in the different expressions of 32 miRNAs; among these, 10 were downregulated and 7 were upregulated in the PQR group. qRT-PCR verified that miR-20a, miR-145, miR-30, and miR-98 were significantly expressed in the three groups. These data show that PQR could exert its antihypertensive effect through deterioration of the vascular remodeling process. The mechanism might be associated with regulating differentially expressed miRNAs in aorta tissue.

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(a) Masson staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (b) HE staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (c) MT. (d) MT/LD. N: normal group; M: model group; PQR: PQR group. MT: medial thickness; LD: luminal diameter.
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fig2: (a) Masson staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (b) HE staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (c) MT. (d) MT/LD. N: normal group; M: model group; PQR: PQR group. MT: medial thickness; LD: luminal diameter.

Mentions: Masson and HE staining showed that the aortic tunica media of the model group was thicker than that of normal group, and the aortic tunica media of PQR-treated rats was thinner than that of control rats in the model group (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)). As shown in Figures 2(c) and 2(d), both MT and MT/LD were higher in the model group than in the normal group (MT: 126.7 ± 11.6 μm versus 84.3 ± 8.3 μm, resp., P = 0.02; MT/LD: 1.92 ± 0.19 versus 1.23 ± 0.21, resp., P = 0.009). However, both MT and MT/LD were significantly lower in the PQR group than in the model group (MT: 102.4 ± 9.4 μm versus 126.7 ± 11.6 μm, resp., P = 0.04; MT/LD: 1.45 ± 0.22 versus 1.92 ± 0.19, resp., P = 0.03).


Effects of the Pinggan Qianyang Recipe on MicroRNA Gene Expression in the Aortic Tissue of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.

Zhong G, Fang X, Wang D, Chen Q, Tang T - Evid Based Complement Alternat Med (2015)

(a) Masson staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (b) HE staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (c) MT. (d) MT/LD. N: normal group; M: model group; PQR: PQR group. MT: medial thickness; LD: luminal diameter.
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fig2: (a) Masson staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (b) HE staining of vascular tissue in each group (400x magnification). (c) MT. (d) MT/LD. N: normal group; M: model group; PQR: PQR group. MT: medial thickness; LD: luminal diameter.
Mentions: Masson and HE staining showed that the aortic tunica media of the model group was thicker than that of normal group, and the aortic tunica media of PQR-treated rats was thinner than that of control rats in the model group (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)). As shown in Figures 2(c) and 2(d), both MT and MT/LD were higher in the model group than in the normal group (MT: 126.7 ± 11.6 μm versus 84.3 ± 8.3 μm, resp., P = 0.02; MT/LD: 1.92 ± 0.19 versus 1.23 ± 0.21, resp., P = 0.009). However, both MT and MT/LD were significantly lower in the PQR group than in the model group (MT: 102.4 ± 9.4 μm versus 126.7 ± 11.6 μm, resp., P = 0.04; MT/LD: 1.45 ± 0.22 versus 1.92 ± 0.19, resp., P = 0.03).

Bottom Line: Compared with the normal group, there were a number of 17 miRNAs which were significantly expressed by more than twofold in the different expressions of 32 miRNAs; among these, 10 were downregulated and 7 were upregulated in the PQR group. qRT-PCR verified that miR-20a, miR-145, miR-30, and miR-98 were significantly expressed in the three groups.These data show that PQR could exert its antihypertensive effect through deterioration of the vascular remodeling process.The mechanism might be associated with regulating differentially expressed miRNAs in aorta tissue.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Institute of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, China.

ABSTRACT
The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between miRNAs and in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) vascular remodeling and analyze the impact of the Pinggan Qianyang recipe (PQR) on miRNAs. Mammalian miRNA microarrays containing 509 miRNA genes were employed to analyze the differentially expressed miRNAs in the three groups. MiRNAs were considered to be up- or downregulated when the fluorescent intensity ratio between the two groups was over 4-fold. Validation of those miRNAs changed in SHR after PQR treatment was used by real-time quantitative RT-PCR (qRT-PCR). Compared with the normal group, a total of 32 miRNAs were differentially expressed by more than twofold; among these, 18 were upregulated and 14 were downregulated in the model group. Compared with the normal group, there were a number of 17 miRNAs which were significantly expressed by more than twofold in the different expressions of 32 miRNAs; among these, 10 were downregulated and 7 were upregulated in the PQR group. qRT-PCR verified that miR-20a, miR-145, miR-30, and miR-98 were significantly expressed in the three groups. These data show that PQR could exert its antihypertensive effect through deterioration of the vascular remodeling process. The mechanism might be associated with regulating differentially expressed miRNAs in aorta tissue.

No MeSH data available.