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標題: Novel Target Genes Responsive to Apoptotic Activity byOcimum gratissimumin Human Osteosarcoma Cells
作者: Lin, Chien-Chung
Chao, Pei-Yu
Shen, Chia-Yao
Shu, Jyuan-Jen
Yen, Shiow-Kang
Huang, Chih-Yang
Liu, Jer-Yuh
關鍵字: Adaptor Proteins, Signal Transducing;Apoptosis;Caspase 3;Cell Cycle;Cell Cycle Proteins;Cell Survival;Chromosomal Proteins, Non-Histone;Dose-Response Relationship, Drug;Down-Regulation;HSP70 Heat-Shock Proteins;Humans;Osteosarcoma;Phytotherapy;Plant Extracts;Protein Phosphatase 1;Protein-Serine-Threonine Kinases;Transcription Factors;Tumor Cells, Cultured;Up-Regulation;Antineoplastic Agents;Ocimum
Project: The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, Volume 42, Issue 03, Page(s) 743-767.
Osteosarcoma (OS) is a type of bone cancer. Eighty percent of this tumor will metastasize to the lungs or liver, and as a result, patients generally need chemotherapy to improve survival possibility. Recently, antitumor activity has been reported in Ocimum gratissimum aqueous extract (OGE), which has been the focus of recent extensive studies on therapeutic strategies due to its antioxidant properties. We performed pharmacogenomics analyses for the effect of OGE on human osteosarcoma U2-OS and HOS cell growth. Cell viability, Western blot and flow cytometry analysis were performed before performing pharmacogenomics analyses for the effect of OGE on human osteosarcoma U2-OS and HOS cell growth, including cDNA microarray and RT-PCR assays. Cell viability assays revealed that OGE significantly and dose-dependently decreased the viability of U2-OS and HOS cells. Increases in cell shrinkage, Sub-G1 fragments and the activation of caspase 3 indicated that OGE induced cell apoptosis in U2-OS and HOS cells. There was no change in human osteoblast hFOS cells. cDNA microarray assay demonstrated that the expression of cell cycle regulators, apoptosis-related factors and cell proliferation markers were all modified by OGE treatment. RT-PCR analysis also confirmed the down-regulation of SKA2 and BUB1B, and the up-regulation of PPP1R15A, SQSTM1, HSPA1B, and DDIT4 by OGE treatment. The finding of anticancer activity in OGE and the identification of some potential target genes raise the expectation that OGE may become a useful therapeutic drug for human OS.
ISSN: 0192-415X
DOI: 10.1142/S0192415X14500487
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