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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2019 Vol.20 No.1 P.39-48


Interferon-γ regulates cell malignant growth via the c-Abl/HDAC2 signaling pathway in mammary epithelial cells

Author(s):  Wen-bo Ren, Xiao-jing Xia, Jing Huang, Wen-fei Guo, Yan-yi Che, Ting-hao Huang, Lian-cheng Lei

Affiliation(s):  College of Veterinary Medicine, Jilin University, Changchun 130062, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   leilc@jlu.edu.cn, leiliancheng@163.com

Key Words:  Interferon-γ, (IFN-γ, ), Cellular-abelsongene (c-Abl), Histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2), Malignant cell growth

Wen-bo Ren, Xiao-jing Xia, Jing Huang, Wen-fei Guo, Yan-yi Che, Ting-hao Huang, Lian-cheng Lei. Interferon-γ regulates cell malignant growth via the c-Abl/HDAC2 signaling pathway in mammary epithelial cells[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2019, 20(1): 39-48.

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interferon-γ; (IFN-γ;) has been used to control cancers in clinical treatment. However, an increasing number of reports have suggested that in some cases effectiveness declines after a long treatment period, the reason being unclear. We have reported previously that long-term IFN-γ treatment induces malignant transformation of healthy lactating bovine mammary epithelial cells (BMECs) in vitro. In this study, we investigated the mechanisms underlying the malignant proliferation of BMECs under IFN-γ treatment. The primary BMECs used in this study were stimulated by IFN-γ (10 ng/mL) for a long term to promote malignancy. We observed that IFN-γ could promote malignant cell proliferation, increase the expression of cyclin D1/cyclin-dependent kinase 4 (CDK4), decrease the expression of p21, and upregulate the expression of cellular-abelsongene (c-Abl) and histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2). The HDAC2 inhibitor, valproate (VPA) and the c-Abl inhibitor, imatinib, lowered the expression level of cyclin D1/CDK4, and increased the expression level of p21, leading to an inhibitory effect on IFN-γ-induced malignant cell growth. When c-Abl was downregulated, the HDAC2 level was also decreased by promoted proteasome degradation. These data suggest that IFN-γ promotes the growth of malignant BMECs through the c-Abl/HDAC2 signaling pathway. Our findings suggest that long-term application of IFN-γ may be closely associated with the promotion of cell growth and even the carcinogenesis of breast cancer.


方法:通过MTT实验检测IFN-γ长期刺激下细胞的增殖能力;蛋白质印迹(Western blot)检测cyclin D1/CDK4、p21、HDAC2、c-Abl蛋白的表达;免疫荧光观察c-Abl入核.


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