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Title: Transcriptomic Analysis of Persistent Infection with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Cattle Suggests Impairment of Apoptosis and Cell-Mediated Immunity in the Nasopharynx

Abstract

In order to investigate the mechanisms of persistent foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) infection in cattle, transcriptome alterations associated with the FMDV carrier state were characterized using a bovine whole-transcriptome microarray. Eighteen cattle (8 vaccinated with a recombinant FMDV A vaccine, 10 non-vaccinated) were challenged with FMDV A 24 Cruzeiro, and the gene expression profiles of nasopharyngeal tissues collected between 21 and 35 days after challenge were compared between 11 persistently infected carriers and 7 non-carriers. Carriers and non-carrierswere further compared to 2 naive animals that had been neither vaccinated nor challenged. At a controlled false-discovery rate of 10% and a minimum difference in expression of 50%, 648 genes were differentially expressed between FMDV carriers and non-carriers, and most (467) had higher expression in carriers.Among these, genes associated with cellular proliferation and the immune response–such as chemokines, cytokines and genes regulating T and B cells–were significantly over represented. Differential gene expression was significantly correlated between non-vaccinated and vaccinated animals (biological correlation +0.97), indicating a similar transcriptome profile across these groups. Genes related to prostaglandin E 2 production and the induction of regulatoryT cells were over expressed in carriers. In contrast, tissues from non-carrier animals expressed higher levels of complement regulators andmore » pro-apoptotic genes that could promote virus clearance. Furthermore, based on these findings, we propose a working hypothesis for FMDV persistence in nasopharyngeal tissues of cattle, in which the virus may be maintained by an impairment of apoptosis and the local suppression of cell-mediated antiviral immunity by inducible regulatoryT cells.« less

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [4];  [3];  [3];  [5]
  1. United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Greenport, NY (United States); Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education (ORISE), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald-Insel Riems (Germany)
  2. United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Greenport, NY (United States); Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education (ORISE), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Greenport, NY (United States)
  4. USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD (United States)
  5. Univ. of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Falcon Heights, MN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Greenport, NY (United States); Science and Technology Directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1337794
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1377844
Grant/Contract Number:  
1940-32000-057-00D; HSHQPM-13-X-00131
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
PLoS ONE
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1932-6203
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; T cells; apoptosis; gene expression; regulatory T cells; viral persistence and latency; foot and mouth disease; cattle

Citation Formats

Eschbaumer, Michael, Stenfeldt, Carolina, Smoliga, George R., Pacheco, Juan M., Rodriguez, Luis L., Li, Robert W., Zhu, James, Arzt, Jonathan, and Xing, Zheng. Transcriptomic Analysis of Persistent Infection with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Cattle Suggests Impairment of Apoptosis and Cell-Mediated Immunity in the Nasopharynx. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162750.
Eschbaumer, Michael, Stenfeldt, Carolina, Smoliga, George R., Pacheco, Juan M., Rodriguez, Luis L., Li, Robert W., Zhu, James, Arzt, Jonathan, & Xing, Zheng. Transcriptomic Analysis of Persistent Infection with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Cattle Suggests Impairment of Apoptosis and Cell-Mediated Immunity in the Nasopharynx. United States. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162750.
Eschbaumer, Michael, Stenfeldt, Carolina, Smoliga, George R., Pacheco, Juan M., Rodriguez, Luis L., Li, Robert W., Zhu, James, Arzt, Jonathan, and Xing, Zheng. Mon . "Transcriptomic Analysis of Persistent Infection with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Cattle Suggests Impairment of Apoptosis and Cell-Mediated Immunity in the Nasopharynx". United States. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0162750.
@article{osti_1337794,
title = {Transcriptomic Analysis of Persistent Infection with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Cattle Suggests Impairment of Apoptosis and Cell-Mediated Immunity in the Nasopharynx},
author = {Eschbaumer, Michael and Stenfeldt, Carolina and Smoliga, George R. and Pacheco, Juan M. and Rodriguez, Luis L. and Li, Robert W. and Zhu, James and Arzt, Jonathan and Xing, Zheng},
abstractNote = {In order to investigate the mechanisms of persistent foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) infection in cattle, transcriptome alterations associated with the FMDV carrier state were characterized using a bovine whole-transcriptome microarray. Eighteen cattle (8 vaccinated with a recombinant FMDV A vaccine, 10 non-vaccinated) were challenged with FMDV A24 Cruzeiro, and the gene expression profiles of nasopharyngeal tissues collected between 21 and 35 days after challenge were compared between 11 persistently infected carriers and 7 non-carriers. Carriers and non-carrierswere further compared to 2 naive animals that had been neither vaccinated nor challenged. At a controlled false-discovery rate of 10% and a minimum difference in expression of 50%, 648 genes were differentially expressed between FMDV carriers and non-carriers, and most (467) had higher expression in carriers.Among these, genes associated with cellular proliferation and the immune response–such as chemokines, cytokines and genes regulating T and B cells–were significantly over represented. Differential gene expression was significantly correlated between non-vaccinated and vaccinated animals (biological correlation +0.97), indicating a similar transcriptome profile across these groups. Genes related to prostaglandin E2 production and the induction of regulatoryT cells were over expressed in carriers. In contrast, tissues from non-carrier animals expressed higher levels of complement regulators and pro-apoptotic genes that could promote virus clearance. Furthermore, based on these findings, we propose a working hypothesis for FMDV persistence in nasopharyngeal tissues of cattle, in which the virus may be maintained by an impairment of apoptosis and the local suppression of cell-mediated antiviral immunity by inducible regulatoryT cells.},
doi = {10.1371/journal.pone.0162750},
journal = {PLoS ONE},
number = 9,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Sep 19 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Mon Sep 19 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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