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Impact of coculture with ischemic preconditioned hepatocellular carcinoma cell line (Hep-G2) cells on insulin secreting function of rat insulin-secreting cell line (RIN-5F) cells

Authors
 D.J. Joo  ;  J.Y. Kim  ;  J.I. Lee  ;  Y.S. Kim  ;  Y.H. Fang  ;  J.H. Jeong  ;  M.S. Kim  ;  K.H. Huh 
Citation
 TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, Vol.44(4) : 1099-1103, 2012 
Journal Title
 TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS 
ISSN
 0041-1345 
Issue Date
2012
Abstract
INTRODUCTION: Although Islet cell isolation and culture have been well developed, there has been little progress to prolong transplanted islet survival. Hepatic ischemia and insufficient neovascularization of islets are considered to be the barriers to long-term survival, Hepatocytes that survive ischemic injury have been reported to protect themeslves and regenerate using the IL-6 interleukin 6 and STAT3 pathways. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The hepatocellular carcinoma (Hep-G2) cell line preconditioned for 0, 2, 4, 6, and 24 hours in a hypoxic chamber, was cocultured with rat insulin-secreting celline (RIN-5F) cells. We measured cell viabilities, insulin secretion, and p-STAT3, IL-6, and NF-κB levels. RESULTS: Cocultured Hep-G2 and RIN-5F cells aggregated to form spheroids. Viabilities of Hep-G2 cells were no different after various ischemic preconditioning times, but insulin secretion increased in a time-dependent fashion with preconditioning. Western blotting showed p-STAT3, NF-κB, and IL-6 levels to increase with preconditioning time. CONCLUSION: The IL-6/STAT3 pathway of Hep-G2 cells after ischemic injury showed beneficial effects on insulin secretion of RIN-5f cells cocultured with themselves.
Full Text
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0041134512002126
DOI
10.1016/j.transproceed.2012.02.024
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Yonsei Biomedical Research Center (연세의생명연구원) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Surgery (외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Myoung Soo(김명수) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8975-8381
Kim, Yu Seun(김유선) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5105-1567
Kim, Joon Ye(김준예)
Fang, Yu Hui(방우휘)
Jeong, Jin Ho(정진호)
Joo, Dong Jin(주동진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8405-1531
Huh, Kyu Ha(허규하) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1364-6989
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/91975
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