EGR-1


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EGR-1Early Growth Response Gene 1 (transcription factor)
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This effect may be attributed to the suppression of GnRH receptor expression in the pituitary and downstream transcription factor c-Jun, Egr-1, Elk-1, and CREB expression in PKC-MAPK and cAMP-PKA signaling transduction pathways by mifepristone.
Afterward, the endothelial cells were isolated from the veins of WT and Egr-1 KO mice and then subjected to mechanical stretch stimulation for further study.
Total RNA was extracted from the HUVECs and endothelial cells which were isolated from the veins of WT and Egr-1 KO mice using the Trizol reagent (Sigma-Aldrich, St.
The HUVECs and endothelial cells which were isolated from the veins of WT and Egr-1 KO mice were lysed in RIPA buffer and centrifuged for 15 min at 4[degrees]C (13,800 g).
Subsequently, we assessed EGR-1 mRNA and protein expression using reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR) and Western blotting, respectively, and found that mechanical stretch increased EGR-1 mRNA expression by 3.7 [+ or -] 0.38 fold at 15% elongation stimulation (vs.
After antigen retrieval, the sections were incubated with a primary antibody against Egr-1 followed by incubation with a biotin-conjugated secondary antibody and color reaction with avidin-peroxidase (ABC kit) and a DAB substrate kit (Vector Laboratories, Burlingame, USA).
EA Pretreatment Inhibited Myocardial Egr-1 and p-ERK1/2 Expression, Decreased Inflammatory Cytokines, and Reduced Infarct Size.
Activation of the ERK1/2 Pathway Is Responsible for Egr-1 Upregulation and Myocardial Injury following I/R.
However, effects of combined treatment of EA and U0126 did not differ from either EA or U0126 alone when comparing myocardial Egr-1 and p-ERK1/2 expression (P > 0.05; Figures 6(a)-6(c)).
Compared to the blank(+) group, the mRNA and protein levels of CREB and Egr-1 in the Cetrorelix(+) group were significantly down-regulated (andp<0.05), while those of CREB and Egr-1 in the model-treated(+) group and CSF(+) group were significantly up-regulated compared to the Cetrorelix(+) group (##p < 0.05).
The mRNA and protein levels of CREB and Egr-1 in RPC cells were significantly lower than those in the blank group (p<0.05) under the influence of Cetrorelix, while the CSF with BSZYD could redress the abnormal expression.
CREB can also be activated by JNK pathway-a branch of MAPKs pathway, and Egr-1 can be activated by both PKC-MAPK and cAMP-PKA pathways (Ma et al., 2005; Thompson and Kaiser, 2014; Luisa and Tatiana, 2013).