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Apoptosis induced by short hairpin RNA-mediated STAT6 gene silencing in human colon cancer cells

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Background The relationship between signal transduction and tumors has become one of the foci in cancer research. Signal transducer and activator of the transcription 6 (STAT6) signaling pathway is found to be activated in some cancer cells. But the function of the pathway in cancer cells is unknown. This study was undertaken to investigate the effect of the Stat6 signaling pathway on apoptosis in human colon cancer cells (HT-29 cells) and the possible mechanism of Stat6 by RNA interference techniques.Methods Four eukaryotic expression plasmid vectors of short hairpin RNA (shRNA) specific for the STAT6gene were designed and generated by molecular biological technology. The plasmid vectors were transfected into HT-29 cells by cation liposomes to block the Stat6 signaling pathway. The expressions of STAT6 mRNA and phosph-Stat6 protein were detected by the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method and flow cytometry respectively to screen the most effective shRNA at 72 hours after transfection. The apoptosis condition of the cells in which the expression of the STAT6 gene had been interfered was analyzed by flow cytometry and confocal microscopy. Both mRNA and protein expression of B cell lymphoma-2 (Bcl-2) and Bax were detected by RT-PCR and western blotting.Results Two effective eukaryotic expression plasmid vectors of shRNA specific for the STAT6 gene were generated successfully. One can reduce the expression of the STAT6 gene by 82.4% and the other by 56.8%(P<0.01). The apoptotic rate of colon cancer cells in which STAT6 gene expression had been interfered was significantly higher than that in controlled colon cancer cells (P<0.01). In the cells in which the Stat6 signaling pathway was blocked, the levels of mRNA and protein Bcl-2 were significantly decreased, whereas those of Bax were significantly increased (P<0.01).Conclusions The Stat6 signaling pathway can inhibit apoptosis in human colon cancer cells. The subsequent disorder of Bcl-2/Bax expression may play an important part in that process. The STAT6 gene may serve as a potential target in cancer therapy.

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作者单位: Department of Cancer Radio-Chemotherapy, Zhongnan Hospital,Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China [1] Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA [2] Department of Immunology, Medical College of Wuhan University,Wuhan 430071, China [3]
期刊: 《中华医学杂志(英文版)》2006年119卷10期 801-808页 SCISCIEMEDLINEISTICCSCDCABP
分类号: R73
栏目名称: ORIGINAL ARTICLES
发布时间: 2006-06-26
基金项目:
中国科学院资助项目 湖北省自然科学基金
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