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Title: Characterization of the human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) mediated Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling transduction in proliferating mammalian dopaminergic neurons

Abstract

Highlights: • Stil is a human oncogene that is conserved in vertebrate species. • Stil functions in the Shh pathway in mammalian cells. • The expression of Stil is required for mammalian dopaminergic cell proliferation. - Abstract: The human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) is highly conserved in all vertebrate species. In humans, the expression of Stil is involved in cancer cell survival, apoptosis and proliferation. In this research, we investigated the roles of Stil expression in cell proliferation of mammalian dopaminergic (DA) PC12 cells. Stil functions through the Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signal transduction pathway. Co-immunoprecipitation tests revealed that STIL interacts with Shh downstream components, which include SUFU and GLI1. By examining the expression of Stil, Gli1, CyclinD2 (cell-cycle marker) and PCNA (proliferating cell nuclear antigen), we found that up-regulation of Stil expression (transfection with overexpression plasmids) increased Shh signaling transduction and PC12 cell proliferation, whereas down-regulation of Stil expression (by shRNA) inhibited Shh signaling transduction, and thereby decreased PC12 cell proliferation. Transient transfection of PC12 cells with Stil knockdown or overexpression plasmids did not affect PC12 cell neural differentiation, further indicating the specific roles of Stil in cell proliferation. The results from this research suggest that Stil may servemore » as a bio-marker for neurological diseases involved in DA neurons, such as Parkinson’s disease.« less

Authors:
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  1. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (United States)
  2. (China)
  3. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22416609
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications; Journal Volume: 449; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2014 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; ANTIGENS; APOPTOSIS; CELL CYCLE; CELL PROLIFERATION; HUMAN POPULATIONS; NEOPLASMS; NERVE CELLS; ONCOGENES; PLASMIDS; TRANSIENTS; VERTEBRATES

Citation Formats

Sun, Lei, Department of Physiology, Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin 300071, Carr, Aprell L., Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Li, Ping, Lee, Jessica, McGregor, Mary, Li, Lei, E-mail: Li.78@nd.edu, and Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Characterization of the human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) mediated Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling transduction in proliferating mammalian dopaminergic neurons. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1016/J.BBRC.2014.05.048.
Sun, Lei, Department of Physiology, Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin 300071, Carr, Aprell L., Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Li, Ping, Lee, Jessica, McGregor, Mary, Li, Lei, E-mail: Li.78@nd.edu, & Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Characterization of the human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) mediated Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling transduction in proliferating mammalian dopaminergic neurons. United States. doi:10.1016/J.BBRC.2014.05.048.
Sun, Lei, Department of Physiology, Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin 300071, Carr, Aprell L., Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Li, Ping, Lee, Jessica, McGregor, Mary, Li, Lei, E-mail: Li.78@nd.edu, and Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Fri . "Characterization of the human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) mediated Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling transduction in proliferating mammalian dopaminergic neurons". United States. doi:10.1016/J.BBRC.2014.05.048.
@article{osti_22416609,
title = {Characterization of the human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) mediated Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling transduction in proliferating mammalian dopaminergic neurons},
author = {Sun, Lei and Department of Physiology, Nankai University School of Medicine, Tianjin 300071 and Carr, Aprell L. and Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 and Li, Ping and Lee, Jessica and McGregor, Mary and Li, Lei, E-mail: Li.78@nd.edu and Center for Zebrafish Research, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556},
abstractNote = {Highlights: • Stil is a human oncogene that is conserved in vertebrate species. • Stil functions in the Shh pathway in mammalian cells. • The expression of Stil is required for mammalian dopaminergic cell proliferation. - Abstract: The human oncogene SCL/TAL1 interrupting locus (Stil) is highly conserved in all vertebrate species. In humans, the expression of Stil is involved in cancer cell survival, apoptosis and proliferation. In this research, we investigated the roles of Stil expression in cell proliferation of mammalian dopaminergic (DA) PC12 cells. Stil functions through the Sonic hedgehog (Shh) signal transduction pathway. Co-immunoprecipitation tests revealed that STIL interacts with Shh downstream components, which include SUFU and GLI1. By examining the expression of Stil, Gli1, CyclinD2 (cell-cycle marker) and PCNA (proliferating cell nuclear antigen), we found that up-regulation of Stil expression (transfection with overexpression plasmids) increased Shh signaling transduction and PC12 cell proliferation, whereas down-regulation of Stil expression (by shRNA) inhibited Shh signaling transduction, and thereby decreased PC12 cell proliferation. Transient transfection of PC12 cells with Stil knockdown or overexpression plasmids did not affect PC12 cell neural differentiation, further indicating the specific roles of Stil in cell proliferation. The results from this research suggest that Stil may serve as a bio-marker for neurological diseases involved in DA neurons, such as Parkinson’s disease.},
doi = {10.1016/J.BBRC.2014.05.048},
journal = {Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications},
number = 4,
volume = 449,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jul 11 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Fri Jul 11 00:00:00 EDT 2014}
}