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Anti-Angiogenesis Activities of Novel Peptide Complexes: Mitochondria-Disruptive 9mer Peptides Conjugated with the Integrin alpha V beta 3-Homing Cyclic RGD Motif.
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PMID:  23132564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
RGD peptides are popular drug delivery tools in treating integrin αVβ3-expressing malignant tumors and tumor vasculature cells. We investigated the specific delivery and pharmacological potential of enantiomeric mitochondria-disruptive peptides (RLYLRIGRR-NH(2), RLRLRIGRR-NH(2), ALYLAIRRR-NH(2), and RLLLRIGRR-NH(2)) after conjugation with an integrin αVβ3-homing peptide, cyclic pentameric RGD peptide. The cyclic RGD-conjugated mitochondria-disruptive peptides exhibited specific internalization, apoptosis induction, and cytotoxicity against integrin αVβ3-high-expressing human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Our findings indicate that these novel peptide complexes might prove good anti-angiogenesis reagents.
Takashi Iwasaki; Minoru Yamakawa; Ai Asaoka; Tsuyoshi Kawano; Jun Ishibashi
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1347-6947     ISO Abbreviation:  Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9205717     Medline TA:  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University.
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