Lactate accelerates vascular calcification through NR4A1-regulated mitochondrial fission and BNIP3-related mitophagy

This study suggests that the NR4A1/DNA-PKcs/p53 pathway is involved in the mechanism by which lactate accelerates vascular calcification, partly through excessive Drp-mediated mitochondrial fission and BNIP3-related mitophagy deficiency.
Source: Apoptosis - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research

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Source: Clinical Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Clinical Epidemiology Source Type: research
In conclusion, our study demonstrated that SNHG5 knockdown alleviated neuropathic pain and inhibited the activation of astrocytes and microglia by targeting the miR-154-5p/CXCL13 axis, which might be a novel therapeutic target for neuropathic treatment clinically. PMID: 32248399 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neurochemical Research - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Neurochem Res Source Type: research
Purpose of review Gene therapy offers, for the first time, the possibility to cure diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa. The positive outcomes that led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Luxturna to treat Leber congenital amaurosis caused by RPE65 mutations created an optimistic atmosphere in the research, clinical and patient community. Despite this first success, we must understand that this is not a ‘one treatment for all’. This review aims to explain the basic concepts of gene therapy and how they translate in different approaches that are utilized in ongoing clinical trials here ...
Source: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: RETINAL, VITREOUS AND MACULAR DISORDERS: Edited by Brandon G. Busbee and John W. Kitchens Source Type: research
Conclusion: Taken together, our results suggest that exciting the CB2 receptor relieves proinflammatory cytokine levels in the RVLM to decrease the BP, HR and RSNA in SHRs.
Source: Journal of Hypertension - Category: Cardiology Tags: ORIGINAL PAPERS: Experimental animal models Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our data describe a novel murine model of autoimmune thyroiditis which does not require the use of adjuvants to break down tolerance and that will allow investigators to test the effects of hTG variants in the pathoetiology of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT). PMID: 32228171 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
In conclusion, the combination of ionizing radiation and oncolytic adenovirus expressing IL24 could achieve synergistic anti-tumor effect on prostate cancer, and is a promising strategy for prostate cancer therapy.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
In conclusion, TEADi is a valuable research tool for studying YAP1/TAZ and the Hippo pathway in cancer and other pathologies, with improved advantages that include rapid and simple inhibition of TEAD transcription and specific blockage of nuclear events mediated by both YAP1 and TAZ without affecting structural or cytoplasmic functions of these proteins.The NCILaboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biologyis seeking statements of capability or interest from parties interested in licensing this novel inhibitor of the Hippo signaling pathway.IC: NCINIH Ref. No.: E-108-2019Advantages: Rapid and simple inhibition ...
Source: NIH OTT Licensing Opportunities - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study reveals a hypertriglyceridemia in both β3-deficient Chinese patients and mice and provides novel insights into the molecular mechanisms of the significant roles of β3 in LPL secretion and triglyceride metabolism, drawing attention to the metabolic consequences in patients with β3-deficient Glanzmann thrombasthenia. PMID: 32237906 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol Source Type: research
Genome editing of donor-derived T-cells to generate allogenic chimeric antigen receptor-modified T cells: Optimizing αβ T cell-depleted haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Haematologica. 2020 Apr 02;: Authors: Wiebking V, Lee CM, Mostrel N, Lahiri P, Bak R, Bao G, Roncarolo MG, Bertaina A, Porteus MH Abstract Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is an effective therapy for high-risk leukemias. In children, graft manipulation based on the selective removal of αβ T cells and B cells has been shown to reduce the risk of acute and chronic graft-versu...
Source: Haematologica - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Haematologica Source Type: research
Contributor : Ramiro JoverSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensIn the present study, we aimed to define the role of VDR in the overall lipid metabolism by transcriptomic and metabolomic analyses of human hepatocytes upon VDR activation by vitamin D (VitD)In this dataset we include the expression data obtained from HepG2 cells transfected with an insertless adenoviral vector or with an adenovirus encoding human VDR. Cells expressing VDR were treated with VitD or vehicle.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Homo sapiens Source Type: research
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