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Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor in preeclampsia.

Cho GJ, Lee ES, Jin HM, Lee JH, Kim YS, Oh MJ, Seol HJ, Hong SC, Kim HJ - Obstet Gynecol Sci (2015)

Bottom Line: The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of the D6 decoy receptor that can bind chemokines and target them for degradation, resulting in inhibition of inflammation in placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.The mRNA and protein of D6 decoy receptor were detected in all of placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.The expression of the D6 decoy receptor in preeclamptic placentas was significantly lower than in normal placentas.

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Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of the D6 decoy receptor that can bind chemokines and target them for degradation, resulting in inhibition of inflammation in placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.

Methods: The current study was carried out in 35 pregnant women (23 patients with preeclampsia and 12 healthy, normotensive pregnant women) during the third trimester of pregnancy. The expressions of D6 decoy receptor in the placenta were determined with real time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and western blotting.

Results: The mRNA and protein of D6 decoy receptor were detected in all of placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies. Placental D6 decoy receptor mRNA expression was significantly lower in patients with preeclampsia than in patients with normal pregnancies. Western blot analyses revealed decreased protein expression in cases of preeclampsia.

Conclusion: The expression of the D6 decoy receptor in preeclamptic placentas was significantly lower than in normal placentas. Further studies are needed to clarify the underlying mechanisms that link decreased expression of placental D6 decoy receptor and preeclampsia.

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Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor (white arrows) by immunofluorescence in normal (A) and preeclamptic (B) placenta (×200).
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Figure 1: Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor (white arrows) by immunofluorescence in normal (A) and preeclamptic (B) placenta (×200).

Mentions: Immunofluorescence stain was carried out to evaluate localize D6 decoy receptor in placentas from normal and preeclamptic pregnancy. Representative micrographs are shown in Fig. 1. The D6 decoy receptor expression was lower in preeclamptic placenta (B) compared to normal placenta (A).


Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor in preeclampsia.

Cho GJ, Lee ES, Jin HM, Lee JH, Kim YS, Oh MJ, Seol HJ, Hong SC, Kim HJ - Obstet Gynecol Sci (2015)

Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor (white arrows) by immunofluorescence in normal (A) and preeclamptic (B) placenta (×200).
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Figure 1: Placental expression of D6 decoy receptor (white arrows) by immunofluorescence in normal (A) and preeclamptic (B) placenta (×200).
Mentions: Immunofluorescence stain was carried out to evaluate localize D6 decoy receptor in placentas from normal and preeclamptic pregnancy. Representative micrographs are shown in Fig. 1. The D6 decoy receptor expression was lower in preeclamptic placenta (B) compared to normal placenta (A).

Bottom Line: The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of the D6 decoy receptor that can bind chemokines and target them for degradation, resulting in inhibition of inflammation in placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.The mRNA and protein of D6 decoy receptor were detected in all of placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.The expression of the D6 decoy receptor in preeclamptic placentas was significantly lower than in normal placentas.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of the D6 decoy receptor that can bind chemokines and target them for degradation, resulting in inhibition of inflammation in placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies.

Methods: The current study was carried out in 35 pregnant women (23 patients with preeclampsia and 12 healthy, normotensive pregnant women) during the third trimester of pregnancy. The expressions of D6 decoy receptor in the placenta were determined with real time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and western blotting.

Results: The mRNA and protein of D6 decoy receptor were detected in all of placentas from preeclamptic and normal pregnancies. Placental D6 decoy receptor mRNA expression was significantly lower in patients with preeclampsia than in patients with normal pregnancies. Western blot analyses revealed decreased protein expression in cases of preeclampsia.

Conclusion: The expression of the D6 decoy receptor in preeclamptic placentas was significantly lower than in normal placentas. Further studies are needed to clarify the underlying mechanisms that link decreased expression of placental D6 decoy receptor and preeclampsia.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus