Gut butyrate-producing organisms correlate to Placenta Specific 8 protein: importance to colorectal cancer progression

Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: Journal of Advanced ResearchAuthor(s): Chi-Cheng Huang, Ming-Hung Shen, Shao-Kuan Chen, Shung-Haur Yang, Chih-Yi Liu, Jiun-Wen Guo, Kang-Wei Chang, Chi-Jung HuangAbstractTumor metastasis or recurrence often occurs in patients with curative resection of colorectal cancer (CRC). Placental-specific 8 (PLAC8), which has increased expression in stool, may be associated with CRC recurrence. Insights into the role of PLAC8 in CRC recurrence and its clinical significance may support to develop strategies for preventing CRC recurrence and deterioration. Clinical tissues, cell and animal models were used to clarify the roles of PLAC8 in CRC tumorigenesis, invasion, and migration. Next-generation sequencing of 16S ribosomal DNA has been used to assess the gut microbiota in stool of CRC patients. We found that PLAC8 was upregulated in tissues from patients with late-stage CRC. In our in vitro studies, PLAC8 was dynamically regulated in mitotic cells. Overexpressed PLAC8 was nucleated at the centrosome during mitosis, and therefore, PLAC8 overexpression might increase cell growth and migration (all p
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