alexa Selective role of PI3K delta in neutrophil inflammatory responses.
Immunology

Immunology

Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology

Author(s): Sadhu C, Dick K, Tino WT, Staunton DE

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Abstract Although members of the class I phosphoinositide 3-kinases (PI3Ks) have been implicated in neutrophil inflammatory responses, the contribution of the individual PI3K isoforms in neutrophil activation has not been tractable with the non-selective inhibitors, LY294002 and wortmannin. We have developed a novel series of PI3K inhibitors that is selective for PI3K delta, an isoform expressed predominantly in hematopoietic cells. In addition to being selective between members of class I PI3Ks, representatives of these inhibitors such as IC980033 and IC87114 did not inhibit any protein kinases tested. Utilizing these inhibitors we report here a novel role for PI3K delta in neutrophil activation. Inhibition of PI3K delta with IC980033 and IC87114 blocked both fMLP- and TNF1 alpha-induced neutrophil superoxide generation and elastase exocytosis. The PI3K delta inhibitor IC87114 also blocked TNF1 alpha-stimulated elastase exocytosis from neutrophils in a mouse model of inflammation. To our knowledge, this is the first in vivo efficacy demonstration of a PI3K delta inhibitor in an animal model. Inhibition of PI3K delta, however, had no effect on in vitro neutrophil bactericidal activity and Fc gamma R-stimulated superoxide generation. Thus, PI3K delta plays an essential role in certain signaling pathways of neutrophil activation and appears to be an attractive target for the development of an anti-inflammatory therapeutic.
This article was published in Biochem Biophys Res Commun and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology

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