alexa Thymidine phosphorylase enhances reactive oxygen species generation and interleukin-8 expression in human cancer cells.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Metabolomics:Open Access

Author(s): Tabata S, Ikeda R, Yamamoto M, Furukawa T, Kuramoto T,

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Abstract Thymidine phosphorylase (TP) is an angiogenic factor that plays a pivotal role in tumor angiogenesis. Various kinds of solid tumors express TP and high TP activity is correlated with microvessel density. We have previously reported that TP enhances interleukin-8 (IL-8) expression in KB human epidermoid carcinoma cells. In this study, TP was shown to be involved in enhanced expression of IL-8 in EJ human bladder cancer cells and Yumoto human cervical cancer cells as well as KB human epidermoid carcinoma cells. The enzymatic activity of TP was required for the enhanced expression of IL-8. A degradation product of thymidine was implicated in the enhanced expression of IL-8. TP augmented reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation in KB and Yumoto cells, and the enzymatic activity of TP was again required for the generation of ROS. An antioxidant, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), attenuated the generation of ROS and IL-8 mRNA expression in KB and Yumoto cells, and H2O2 increased IL-8 mRNA expression in Yumoto cells, suggesting that ROS generated by TP caused the increased expression of IL-8 mRNA. Since TP also reduced cellular glutathione levels and transcription of γ-GCS in KB cells, the TP-induced augmentation of ROS may be partially attributed to the decreased glutathione. Our findings suggest that thymidine-derived sugars enhanced ROS generation and consequently increased IL-8 expression. This article was published in Oncol Rep and referenced in Metabolomics:Open Access

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