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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2020 Vol.21 No.10 P.779-795


Verticillin A inhibits colon cancer cell migration and invasion by targeting c-Met

Author(s):  Qian-qian Liu, Xue-li Zeng, Yue-lin Guan, Jing-xin Lu, Kai Tu, Fei-yan Liu

Affiliation(s):  Deparement of Internal Medicine, Zhejiang University Hospital, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   liuf64@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Verticillin A, Colon cancer, Migration, Invasion, c-Mesenchymal-epithelial transition factor (c-MET)

Qian-qian Liu, Xue-li Zeng, Yue-lin Guan, Jing-xin Lu, Kai Tu, Fei-yan Liu. Verticillin A inhibits colon cancer cell migration and invasion by targeting c-Met[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2020, 21(10): 779-795.

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verticillin A is a diketopiperazine compound which was previously isolated from Amanita flavorubescens Alk (containing parasitic fungi Hypomyces hyalines (Schw.) Tul.). Here, we initially found, by wound healing assay and Transwell assay in vitro, that verticillin A possesses an inhibitory effect against the migration and invasion of the human colon cancer cell. Subsequently, c-mesenchymal-epithelial transition factor (c-Met) was identified as a molecular target of verticillin A by screening key genes related to cell migration. verticillin A-mediated c-Met suppression is at the transcriptional level. Further study demonstrated that verticillin A suppressed c-MET phosphorylation and decreased c-MET protein level. In addition, verticillin A inhibited the phosphorylation of c-MET downstream molecules including rat sarcoma (Ras)-associated factor (Raf), extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK), and protein kinase B (AKT). Overexpression of Erk partially reversed the verticillin A-mediated anti-metastasis action in the human colon cancer cell. More importantly, verticillin A also inhibited cancer cell metastasis in vivo. Thus, verticillin A can significantly inhibit the migration and invasion of colon cancer cells by targeting c-Met and inhibiting Ras/Raf/mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase (MEK)/ERK signaling pathways. Therefore, we determined that verticillin A is a natural compound that can be further developed as an anti-metastatic drug in human cancers.




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