Downregulation of Long Noncoding RNA MIAT in the Retina of Diabetic Rats with Tail-vein Injection of Human Umbilical-cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

This study investigated the effects of human umbilical-cord mesenchymal stem cells (HUMSCs) injection on diabetic rat model. The results show that the level of MIAT is significantly decreased in the diabetic retina after the injection of HUMSCs. Moreover, HUMSCs can significantly decrease the expression of IL-1β and IL-6 mRNA; alleviate microvascular permeability, and upregulate Occludin expression. Studies have shown that MIAT knockdown could alleviate diabetes-induced inflammation responses and vascular leakage. Furthermore, our findings also showed that the expression of MIAT was positively correlated with the expression of IL-1β and IL-6. These results suggest that MIAT might play important regulatory roles in alleviating inflammatory reactions and microangiopathy inducing by DR after transplantation of HUMSCs. PMID: 32210708 [PubMed - in process]
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