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Post  huwan123456 on Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:15 am

The diminished expression of MT1G is closely connected with promoter methylation, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] as confirmed by MSP assays and pharmacological DNA demethylation treatment in the present research as well as a former review, implicating DNA methylation as a regulatory mechanism of MT1G inactivation in thyroid cancer. However, despite the fact that there was a greater prevalence of MT1G hypermethylation in thyroid cancer tissues than in non malignant thyroid tis sues, the difference was not significant, which was consist ent that has a past review in hepatocellular cancer. So, we speculated that other epigenetic mechanisms like histone modification, in addition to DNA methyla tion, could contribute to MT1G inactivation in thyroid carcinogenesis.

In support of this, we treated thyroid can cer cells with a histone deacetylase inhibitor, SAHA, alone or in mixture with 5 Aza dC to investigate the role of histone deacetylation in regulating MT1G expression. Our information [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] showed that SAHA radically induced MT1G ex pression in thyroid cancer cells, suggesting that histone deacetylation may possibly be a further critical mechanism of MT1G inactivation in thyroid cancer. Down regulation or silencing of MT1G may possibly abolish tumor suppression so as to contribute to thyroid tumori genesis. We so tested the putative tumor suppressor perform of MT1G in human thyroid cancer cells. MT1G restoration in thyroid cancer cells showed substantial development suppressing result by inhibiting cell proliferation and colony formation inside the existing examine.

In line with this particular discovering, a preceding review demonstrated that cell growth was inhibited in MT1G reexpressed cells by both in vitro and in vivo assays. Our data also showed that MT1G re [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] expression induced cell cycle arrest and apoptosis, further supporting its tumor suppressor func tion. Of note, MT1G hypermethylation significantly in creased the danger of lymph node metastasis in PTC patients, as supported by our findings that MT1G restoration drastically inhibited the migration and invasion of thy roid cancer cells. Though the evidence has highlighted the significance of MT1G as an oncosuppressor in thyroid cancer, the exact molecular mechanisms continue to be largely unclear. To better fully grasp the tumor suppressive effect of MT1G in thyroid tumorigenesis, we investigated the ef fect of MT1G on the actions of two key signaling pathways in thyroid cancer, which include the PI3K Akt and MAPK pathways.

These two pathways are concerned in propagation of signals from numerous cell membrane re ceptor tyrosine kinases in to the nucleus, and regulate multiple cell processes, which include cell proliferation, dif ferentiation, and survival. Our data showed that ectopic expression of MT1G strongly inhibited phos phorylation of Akt, but not Erk1 two, in thyroid cancer cells, suggesting that MT1G may perform its tumor suppres sor part via modulating the exercise of PI3K Akt pathway. To take a look at the mechanism of MT1G contributing to induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis, we examined the effect of MT1G on p53 signaling pathways. Our find ings showed that MT1G restoration improved the stability This was supported by our findings that MT1G restor ation inhibited phosphorylation of Akt plus the expression of Mdm2, more contributing to improved stability of p53.

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