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Stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) enhances cells invasion by αvβ6 integrin-mediated signaling in ovarian cancer.
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PMID:  23615713     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Ovarian carcinoma is a common gynecological malignancy and a great threat to health as a result of metastasis. The chemokine stromal-derived factor (SDF-1) plays multiple roles in tumor pathogenesis. However, the precise molecular mechanism underlying SDF-1-induced ovarian cancer cell invasion is still undefined. αvβ6 integrin is an important factor in tumor progression. Therefore, we speculate that SDF-1-enhanced ovarian cancer cell invasion is related to αvβ6 integrin-mediated signaling. After culturing with SDF-1, an obvious time- and dose-dependent increase in αvβ6 integrin was demonstrated. Furthermore, CXC receptor 4 (CXCR4) was responsible for SDF-1-induced αvβ6 integrin expression. Simultaneously, SDF-1 was found to dramatically enhance extracellular matrix degradation via urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) expression and cell invasion by αvβ6 integrin expression; these reinforce failed to be increased when pretreatment was performed with the CXCR4 inhibitor AMD3100 or anti-αvβ6 integrin antibody, respectively. In addition, αvβ6 integrin induced the phosphorylation of p38 MAPK and PI3 K/Akt, contributing to the up-regulation of uPA, as treatment with the specific inhibitor for p38 mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPK) (SB203580) or phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3 K)/Akt (LY294002) strikingly abrogated uPA expression. Taken together, these results demonstrated that SDF-1 enhanced ovarian cancer cell invasion through αvβ6 integrin-mediated uPA expression via the p38 MAPK and PI3 K/Akt pathway. Consequently, our findings will provide a new explanation about how SDF-1 aggravates the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer.
Baoyao Xue; Weiguang Wu; Kan Huang; Tingting Xie; Xiaobo Xu; Hongju Zhang; Chunlei Qi; Junli Ge; Yuecheng Yu
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Molecular and cellular biochemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-4919     ISO Abbreviation:  Mol. Cell. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
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Created Date:  2013-4-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0364456     Medline TA:  Mol Cell Biochem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, 710032, China.
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